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We Are Not Of Ourselves

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Announcements Forums God – July 3rd, 2016 We Are Not Of Ourselves

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    Science and Health, p.204…. but in Science it can never be said that man has a mind of his own, distinct from God, the all Mind.
    This is helpful reminder that all the wrong thoughts that come could not possibly be my thinking; they all must be lies from mortal mind, NO mind. Only through Science has this truth been made so clear; a wonderful way to help bring us out of bondage into our present freedom.


    And we can have utmost gratitude for those who have gone before us, heard the correct thoughts, and taught them and/or wrote them down for us. Moses, Jesus, Mrs. Eddy, all gave us the divine principles by which we can recognize God’s right thoughts and thereby spot the counterfeit. Our task is to “take them to heart.” Moses instructs us in Deuteronomy, “And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart.”

    Science is not an intellectual exercise. Which is why our spiritual sense is the only sense that can perceive and appreciate it. The so-called human intellect cannot help us recognize God or anything right. This should put to silence any sense of pride (or regret) that any of us has a superior (or inferior) mind. Or that anyone is better or worse than anyone else. All of mankind’s problems can be traced back to the belief that each of us has a mind distinct from God. It just isn’t true! And if we can demonstrate what is true, we can change the world.

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