THE cause—God—which has produced the spiritual universe must have infinite resources for the eternal existence of its perfect work, laws for its continual government, power everlastingly to perpetuate it. This cause must be inseparable from its product, infinitely intelligent concerning it, and flawless in the maintenance of it. There must be perfection, also, of effect, if there is to be a perfect whole. Moreover, perpetuity of creation implies the orderly control of undeviating divine Principle, God.
Well may we stand in awe before the majesty of divine Principle, the perfect One, within whom "is every embodiment of Life and Mind" (Unity of Good, by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 3), all law, action, and accomplishment. All the qualities of perfection are expressed throughout God's creation. Everywhere divinity's boundless quantity is available and God's impartial law operative.
This cause, which is the Principle of all real manifestation, forms only perfect identities. With undeviating constancy it imparts to these identities the qualities of divinity, and governs their individual and universal expression. Sufficiency of supply is an eternal quality of God, and this quality is available to all creation at all times. Divine qualities cannot be accumulated or stored by creation, but they are being constantly expressed. Sufficiency of resources is maintained throughout God's universe by the operation of divine law, and so is present and permanent everywhere. Sufficiency of supply is not cumulative; rather is it being constantly unfolded. Where the source is infinite there is continuous impartation, oneness of cause and effect, and no need for accumulation. If in the universe of God's creating it were necessary for any part of this creation to accumulate some of the qualities, or quantity, of true substance, it would imply the possibility of a time when there might be an absence of substance, or a stoppage of its functioning, against which creation must provide. But such is unthinkable, impossible.
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