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From the May 1962 issue of The Christian Science Journal

It is important for us to understand what is really going on; that is, to be aware of what is really being imparted to us. The dictionary definitions of "impart" include such meanings as "to make known," "to give, bestow." Christian Science teaches that imparting is a function of infinite Mind alone. So-called mortal mind cannot make anything known; it cannot give anything because it knows nothing true and has no good to give.

However, mortal mind claims it knows much and that it has much to give. But the knowledge it claims it can impart is comprised of the beliefs of material existence, which produce sickness, lack, sin, and death. In the Biblical allegory of Adam and Eve the acceptance of the belief that error can impart knowledge caused each to lose paradise. Humanity regains paradise by accepting what divine Mind is ever imparting.

On pages 252 and 253 of Science and Health, Mrs. Eddy brings out the false imparting of material sense and the genuine imparting of Spirit, God. After pointing out that what mortal mind claims it can give may at any moment disappear, she gives Spirit's testimony, part of which reads: "The beauty of holiness, the perfection of being, imperishable glory,—all are Mine, for I am God. I give immortality to man, for I am Truth. I include and impart all bliss, for I am Love. I give life, without beginning and without end, for I am Life. I am supreme and give all, for I am Mind."

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