Christian Science versus Pantheism, by Mary Baker Eddy
Books by Mary Baker Eddy

GOD - NOT HUMAN DEVICES - THE PRESERVER OF MAN
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GOD - NOT HUMAN DEVICES - THE PRESERVER OF MAN



   God, Spirit, is indeed the preserver of man.  Then, in
the words of the Hebrew singer, "Why art thou cast down,
O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope
thou in God:  for I shall yet praise Him, who is the health
of my countenance, and my God. . . . Who forgiveth
all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases."  This
being the case, what need have we of drugs, hygiene, and
medical therapeutics, if these are not man's preservers?
By admitting self-evident affirmations and then contradicting

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them, monotheism is lost and pantheism is found
in scholastic theology.  Can a single quality of God,
Spirit, be discovered in matter?  The Scriptures plainly
declare, "The Word was God;" and "all things were
made by Him," - the Word.  What, then, can matter
create, or how can it exist?



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