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Made Superior To Sin, Sickness and Death

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Announcements Forums God the Preserver of Man — June 13th, 2021 Made Superior To Sin, Sickness and Death

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    Florence
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    SH 231 : 20-2
    To hold yourself superior to sin, because God made you superior to it and governs man, is true wisdom. To fear sin is to misunderstand the power of Love and the divine Science of being in man’s relation to God, — to doubt His government and distrust His omnipotent care. To hold yourself superior to sickness and death is equally wise, and is in accordance with divine Science. To fear them is impossible, when you fully apprehend God and know that they are no part of His creation.

    What a glorious heritage, to be made superior to sin, sickness and death. Mrs. Eddy says to be a law unto ourselves on pg 442 of Science and Health, “Christian Scientists, be a law to yourselves that mental malpractice cannot harm you either when asleep or when awake.” This is something I can obey as a great law unto myself, that I AM MADE SUPERIOR to sin, sickness and death!

    #12824
    Susanne
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    Thank you for pointing this out!

    In the 1828 Webster dictionary, superior is defined,

    “4. Being beyond the power or influence of; too great or firm to be subdued or affected by; as a man superior to revenge.
    There is not on earth a spectacle more worthy than a great man superior to his sufferings.”

    In a world that constantly wants to define us by labels of sin, sickness or death, it is all-important to not be ensnared in such traps but to recognize our true spiritual and immortal nature. I love how you put it: “This is something I can obey as a great law unto myself…” What an excellent reminder!

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