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From the August 1935 issue of The Christian Science Journal

The most precious experience that can come to any mortal is his awakening to the touch of spiritual sense. It is through spiritual sense that the angel first whispers to him the hope of salvation and the message of peace. It is through spiritual sense that the Christ speaks to him and enlarges his faith in God. It is through the utilization of spiritual sense that he is enabled to talk with God, to understand God, to love God, to obey God, to reflect God. It is the exercise of spiritual sense that enables him to win all his proofs in Christian Science—his demonstrations that manifest the power, the love, the glory of God, omnipotent Being. It is through his living in spiritual sense that the spiritual universe becomes to him a universe of reality, wherein there is no discordant condition, no sorrow, no suffering, no grief, no death, no hell. Through this progressive unfoldment the individual loses his belief that he is a mortal, and gains the consciousness that he is the son of God, and immortal.

The foregoing statements are beautifully epitomized in this one sentence by Mrs. Eddy on page 298 of the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures": "Spiritual sense, contradicting the material senses, involves intuition, hope, faith, understanding, fruition, reality."

"Spiritual sense ... involves intuition." Intuition, therefore, is a quality allied to spiritual sense. Such intuition indicates a state of receptivity to Truth by which thought naturally acquaints itself with the leadings of divine Mind. Intuition does not need human reasoning to point out the way; it is spontaneously aware of real being, which always accompanies spiritual sense.

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