Christian Science Bible Lessons
- Section 1 -
Question 16. - Does brain think, and do nerves feel, and is
there intelligence in matter?
ADAM = A product of nothing as the mimicry of something.
(Sense and pure Soul)
When reading the Scriptures, the substitution of the word
sense for soul gives the exact meaning in a majority of cases.
Human thought has adulterated the meaning of the word soul
through the hypothesis that soul is both an evil and a good
intelligence, resident in matter. The proper use of the word
soul can always be gained by substituting the word God, where
the deific meaning is required. In other cases, use the word
sense, and you will have the scientific signification. As used
in Christian Science, Soul is properly the synonym of Spirit, or
God; but out of Science, soul is identical with sense, with
196:11-15 Chapter 7: Physiology
(Sin destroyed through suffering)
"Fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell,"
said Jesus. A careful study of this text shows that here the word
soul means a false sense or material consciousness. The command
was a warning to beware, not of Rome, Satan, nor of God, but of
85:23-26 Chapter 4: Christian Science versus Spiritualism
Both Jew and Gentile may have had acute corporeal senses, but
mortals need spiritual sense. Jesus knew the generation to be
wicked and adulterous, seeking the material more than the
85:4 Chapter 4: Christian Science versus Spiritualism
This Soul-sense comes to the human mind when the latter yields
to the divine Mind.
72:13 Chapter 4: Christian Science versus Spiritualism
Mortal belief (the material sense of life) and immortal Truth
(the spiritual sense) are the tares and the wheat, which are not
united by progress, but separated.