This page presents
the two recapitulation statements (questions and answers) that pertain to the
selected group from the chapter RECAPITULATION of the Christian Science
textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. To
the statements the applicable part of the glossary definition for the term ADAM
is added, and the applicable Bible Lesson topic.
Man reflects the perfect God 336
XXV. God is individual and personal in a
scientific sense, but not in any anthropomorphic sense. Therefore man,
reflecting God, cannot lose his individuality; but as material sensation,
or a soul in the body, blind mortals do lose sight of spiritual
individuality. Material personality is not realism; it is not the
reflection or likeness of Spirit, the perfect God. Sensualism is not
bliss, but bondage. For true happiness, man must harmonize with his
Principle, divine Love; the Son must be in accord with the Father, in
conformity with Christ. According to divine Science, man is in a degree as
perfect as the Mind that forms him. The truth of being makes man
harmonious and immortal, while error is mortal and discordant.
which neither exists in Science nor can be recognized by the
Purity the path to perfection 337
XXVI. Christian Science demonstrates that
none but the pure in heart can see God, as the gospel teaches. In
proportion to his purity is man perfect; and perfection is the order of
celestial being which demonstrates Life in Christ, Life's spiritual ideal.
Manual: 13 - Board of Lectureship
Rolf A. F.