Christian Science textbook, large type edition, by Rolf
A. F. Witzsche
Science and Health with Key the Scriptures,
10 - - Science of Being
Our physical insensibility to Spirit
The physical senses can obtain no proof of God. They
can neither see Spirit through the eye nor hear it through
the ear, nor can they feel, taste, or smell Spirit.
Even the more subtile and misnamed material
elements are beyond the cognizance
of these senses, and are known only by the effects commonly
attributed to them.
According to Christian Science, the only real senses
of man are spiritual, emanating from divine Mind.
Thought passes from God to man, but neither sensation
nor report goes from material body to Mind. The intercommunication
is always from God to His idea, man.
Matter is not sentient and cannot be cognizant of good
or of evil, of pleasure or of pain. Man's individuality
is not material. This Science of being obtains not
alone hereafter in what men call Paradise, but here
and now; it is the great fact of being for time and
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