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.
Are doctrines and creeds a benefit to man?
test of experience)
The author subscribed to an orthodox creed
in early youth, and tried to adhere to it until she caught the first gleam
of that which interprets God as above mortal sense. This view rebuked
human beliefs, and gave the spiritual import, expressed through Science,
of all that proceeds from the divine Mind. Since then her highest creed
has been divine Science, which, reduced to human apprehension, she has
named Christian Science. This Science teaches man that God is the only
Life, and that this Life is Truth and Love; that God is to be understood,
adored, and demonstrated; that divine Truth casts out suppositional error
and heals the sick.
law destroys evil
The way which leads to Christian Science is
straight and narrow. God has set His signet upon Science, making it
coordinate with all that is real and only with that which is harmonious
and eternal. Sickness, sin, and death, being inharmonious, do not
originate in God nor belong to His government. His law, rightly
understood, destroys them. Jesus furnished proofs of these statements.
The first god of mythology.
Lesson topic: SUBSTANCE
What is error?
Error is a supposition that pleasure and
pain, that intelligence, substance, life, are existent in matter. Error is
neither Mind nor one of Mind's faculties. Error is the contradiction of
Truth. Error is a belief without understanding. Error is unreal because
untrue. It is that which seemeth to be and is not. If error were true, its
truth would be error, and we should have a self-evident absurdity-namely, erroneous
truth. Thus we should continue to lose the standard of
Not God's man, who represents the one God and is His own image and
Rolf A. F.