Genesis i. 6. And God said, Let there be a firmament in
the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from
Spiritual understanding, by which human conception,
material sense, is separated from Truth, is the firmament.
The divine Mind, not matter, creates all identities,
and they are forms of Mind, the ideas of
Spirit apparent only as Mind, never as mindless matter
nor the so-called material senses.
Genesis i. 7. And God made the firmament, and divided
the waters which were under the firmament from the waters
which were above the firmament: and it was so.
Spirit imparts the understanding which uplifts consciousness
and leads into all truth. The Psalmist saith:
"The Lord on high is mightier than the noise
of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of
the sea." Spiritual sense is the discernment of spiritual
good. Understanding is the line of demarcation between
the real and unreal. Spiritual understanding unfolds
Mind, - Life, Truth, and Love, - and demonstrates the
divine sense, giving the spiritual proof of the universe in
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