SPIRIT AND LAW
the eternal dynamics of being, and shows that nature
and man are as harmonious to-day as in the beginning,
when "all things were made by Him; and without Him
was not any thing made."
Whatever appears to be law, but partakes not of the
nature of God, is not law, but is what Jesus declared
it, "a liar, and the father of it." God is the law of Life,
not of death; of health, not of sickness; of good, not
of evil. It is this infinitude and oneness of good that
silences the supposition that evil is a claimant or a claim.
The consciousness of good has no consciousness or knowledge
of evil; and evil is not a quality to be known or
eliminated by good: while iniquity, too evil to conceive
of good as being unlike itself, declares that God knows
When the Lawgiver was the only law of creation, freedom
reigned, and was the heritage of man; but this
freedom was the moral power of good, not of evil: it
was divine Science, in which God is supreme, and the
only law of being. In this eternal harmony of Science,
man is not fallen: he is governed in the same rhythm
that the Scripture describes, when "the morning stars
sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy."