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.
-15- The Son's duality
XV. The invisible Christ was imperceptible
to the so-called personal senses, whereas Jesus appeared as a bodily
existence. This dual personality of the unseen and the seen, the spiritual
and material, the eternal Christ and the corporeal Jesus manifest in
flesh, continued until the Master's ascension, when the human, material
concept, or Jesus, disappeared, while the spiritual self, or Christ,
continues to exist in the eternal order of divine Science, taking away the
sins of the world, as the Christ has always done, even before the human
Jesus was incarnate to mortal eyes.
mind - the
belief that man is the offspring of mortals;
Eternity of the Christ 334
XVI. This was "the Lamb slain from the
foundation of the world," - slain, that is, according to the
testimony of the corporeal senses, but undying in the deific Mind. The
Revelator represents the Son of man as saying (Revelation i. 17, 18):
"I am the first and the last: I am he that liveth, and was dead not
understood]; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Science has explained
me]." This is a mystical statement of the eternity of the Christ, and
is also a reference to the human sense of Jesus crucified.
Rolf A. F.