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From the September 1957 issue of The Christian Science Journal

God is not limited; neither is His image, man, limited in his reflection of God. It is inconceivable that God, Spirit, could be bound or circumscribed. He is unlimited in power, in presence, in intelligence, in greatness, in causative and creative ability. Nothing can restrict divine Mind or compass Mind's understanding. The Psalmist said (Ps. 147:5), "Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite." Nothing can hinder Love in expressing its unlimited beneficent goodness. Nothing can contest the all-inclusiveness of Spirit.

While the infinite or unlimited nature of God is often accepted by mankind, mortals believe that limitations are a natural part of man. Every phase of mortal existence seems bound with limits. Mankind's life is supposed to be limited; so is its health, its happiness, its opportunities, its supply, its progress. In the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," Mary Baker Eddy says (p. 255), "In league with material sense, mortals take limited views of all things."

Since God is perfect and infinite, then His creation, including man, must be perfect and unlimited. Man is Mind's expression; he is the spiritual idea of Spirit, the loving idea of Love. Because he reflects his cause, divine Principle, his individual being must be eternal and unfettered by material restrictions. He is under the control of his creator, God, and cannot be subject to restriction or restraint in any form.

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