God leadeth us not into temptation, but delivereth us from sin, disease, and death.
from the chapter Recapitulation
correlated with the definition for the name Adam from the Glossary
Question 1. - What is God?
ADAM = Error.
Question 2. - Are these terms synonymous?
ADAM = A falsity.
Question 3. - Is there more than one God or Principle?
ADAM = Belief in "original sin," sickness, and death.
Question 4. - What are spirits and souls?
ADAM = Evil.
Question 5. - What are the demands of the Science of Soul?
ADAM = The opposite of good, - of God and His creation.
Question 6. - What is the scientific statement of being?
ADAM = A curse.
Question 7. - What is substance?
ADAM = A belief in intelligent matter, finiteness, and mortality.
Question 8. - What is Life?
ADAM = "dust to dust."
Question 9. - What is intelligence?
ADAM = Red sandstone.
Question 10. - What is Mind?
ADAM = Nothingness.
Question 11. - Are doctrines and creeds a benefit to man?
ADAM = The first god of mythology.
Question 12. - What is error?
ADAM = Not God's man, who represents the one God and is
His own image and likeness.
Question 13. - Is there no sin?
ADAM = The opposite of Spirit and His creations.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Question 21. - Do the five corporeal senses constitute man?
ADAM = Life's counterfeit, which ultimates in death.
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.
Question 23. - How can I progress most rapidly in the
understanding of Christian Science?
ADAM = Immortality's 'opposite, mortality.
Question 24. - Have Christian Scientists any religious creed?
ADAM = That of which wisdom saith, "Thou shalt surely die."