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obeying the first commandment

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Announcements Forums Soul and Body – November 25th, 2018 obeying the first commandment

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    “The true understanding of God is spiritual…. It destroys the false evidence that misleads thought and points to other gods, or other so-called powers, such as matter, disease, sin, and death, superior or contrary to the one Spirit.”
    This quote from Science and Health and included in the Thanksgiving lesson makes clearer to me the connection between obeying the commandment to have no other gods and denying and healing bodily ills, something I have found mystifying at times.
    An illustration of the idea is included in the letter A. Kroeger quotes in the article Sight, “The cause of all loss and suffering is not because matter is diseased, but because of the breaking of the commandment, “Thou shalt have no other gods before me.” (Spirit) Keep the first commandment, separate sight from matter, restore it to Mind, where it belongs,…”
    So according to Mrs. Eddy the solution lies in a correct understanding of God.
    Thanks to the lesson writers and others involved for this week’s healing lessons.

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