Spiritual Elements Definitions

Element 14 

 

Chapter 14: Recapitulation
Divine Science encompassing the universe and man;...  

Truth versus error

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To-day, as oft, away from sin 
Christ summons thee! 
Truth pleads to-night: Just take Me in! 
No mass for Me! 

God leadeth us not into temptation, but delivereth us from sin, disease, and death.

Cardinal point 3 - Column 4 - Extented

 

Questions and Answers
from the chapter Recapitulation

correlated with the definition for the name Adam from the Glossary

~465:08
Question 1. - What is God? 
ADAM = Error.
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~465:11
Question 2. - Are these terms synonymous? 
ADAM = A falsity. 
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~465:16
Question 3. - Is there more than one God or Principle? 
ADAM = Belief in "original sin," sickness, and death.
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~466:07
Question 4. - What are spirits and souls? 
ADAM = Evil.
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~467:01
Question 5. - What are the demands of the Science of Soul? 
ADAM = The opposite of good, - of God and His creation.
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~468:08
Question 6. - What is the scientific statement of being? 
ADAM = A curse.
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~468:16
Question 7. - What is substance? 
ADAM = A belief in intelligent matter, finiteness, and mortality. 
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~468:25
Question 8. - What is Life? 
ADAM = "dust to dust."
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~469:07
Question 9. - What is intelligence?
ADAM = Red sandstone.
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~469:12
Question 10. - What is Mind? 
ADAM = Nothingness.
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~471:22
Question 11. - Are doctrines and creeds a benefit to man? 
ADAM = The first god of mythology.
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~472:13
Question 12. - What is error? 
ADAM = Not God's man, who represents the one God and is 
His own image and likeness.

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~472:23
Question 13. - Is there no sin? 
ADAM = The opposite of Spirit and His creations.
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~475:05
Question 14. - What is man? 
ADAM = That which is not the image and likeness of good, but a 
material belief, opposed to the one Mind, or Spirit.

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~477:19
Question 15. - What are body and Soul? 
ADAM = A so-called finite mind, producing other minds,
thus making "gods many and lords many." (I Corinthians viii. 5)

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~478:14
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.
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~482:13
Question 17. - Is it important to understand these explanations 
in order to heal the sick? 

ADAM = An unreality as opposed to the great reality 
of spiritual existence and creation.

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~484:06
Question 18. - Does Christian Science, or metaphysical healing, 
include medication, material hygiene, mesmerism,
hypnotism, theosophy, or spiritualism?
 
ADAM = A so-called man, whose origin, substance, and mind
are found to be the antipode of God, or Spirit.
 
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~484:28
Question 19. - Is materiality the concomitant of spirituality,
and is material sense a necessary preliminary 
to the understanding and expression of Spirit?
 
ADAM = An inverted image of Spirit.

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~487:13
Question 20. - You speak of belief. 
Who or what is it that believes?
ADAM = The image and likeness of what God has not created,
namely, matter, sin, sickness, and death.

ADAM = The opposer of Truth, termed error.

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~488:14
Question 21. - Do the five corporeal senses constitute man?
ADAM = Life's counterfeit, which ultimates in death.
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~493:9
Question 22. - Will you explain sickness 
and show how it is to be healed?
ADAM = The opposite of Love, called hate.
ADAM = The usurper of Spirit's creation, called self-creative matter.
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~495:25
Question 23. - How can I progress most rapidly in the
understanding of Christian Science? 

ADAM = Immortality's 'opposite, mortality.
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~496:28
Question 24. - Have Christian Scientists any religious creed?
ADAM = That of which wisdom saith, "Thou shalt surely die."
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