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THERE IS NO DEATH.

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F a màn keep my word he shall never see death. I am

the resurrection and the life, he that believeth on

me though he die, yet shall he live; and whosoever liveth and believeth on me shall never die.I am the way, the truth, and the life.

And God said, Let us make man in our image after our likeness, and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the foul of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him, male and female created hé them. And God blessed them and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply and replenish the earth, and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

Man then is made in the image, after the likeness of God. God, we have always been taught, is Omnipotent; Omnipresent; Omniscient. All-Power; All-Presence, and All-Wisdom. Life Eternal. And we are made in the image, after the likeness of all this. We are made in the image, after the likeness of Life eternal. We then are Life eternal. We are made out of the Creative Energy. We are a spark of the Eternal Presence. We are Life, always were Life, always will be Life. We are something

and over that can never die. If we are Life eternal, so far as we are concerned there is no death.

Death, as we understand it, claims to be the absence of something, particularly the absence of Life, but Creative Life is everywhere present; there can be no place where Creative Life is not at work: therefore, there is no absence of Life.

If there couid be any place where Lire is not actively employed, then there is some place where God, the Supreme Being, is not Supreme; some place where He is not, but one cannot think of such a place, any more than they can conceive of nothing.

Conceive is to bring into being, to think of, and nothing isn't capable of being understood.

Death claims to be the absence of Life, death claims to be something, but if the Supreme is Supreme, the One only, and beside Whom there is no other, then it is simply one of the impossibilities to think of death as anything, and whatever one cannot think of or conceive of has no existence.

God is Life, Life Energy, and God did not nor does not create death. Death claims to be the absence of Life, but as Life is everywhere present, then there can be no place where death is anywhere present; therefore, there is no death.

How well the Master of Life understood these things when he said, If a man keep my words he shall never see death. I am the Resurrection and the Life. And even if you don't understand what I say very well, and pass through the seeming portal of death, yet shall ye live. And if ye live and believe on me ye shall never die: for I am Life; I am Truth; I am the Way.

The I of us, the Ego, the Mind, the Spirit, the Truth, the Actuating-Principle, the Controlling-Idea,, that it is that determines our condition.

If the actuating idea be one of peace, good will, then it makes for Life and Health and Strength; if it be one of sordid, selfish desire, then it has the opposite tendency. It is not in accordance with the creative principle, but against it, and will show in the seeming discord, disease, sickness and finally culminate in the appearance contrary to the Truth. It is the lie that one can tell with their bodies. It is the ignorance claiming its owner, the opposite to God. It shows that other words have been kept besides Christ's. It shows that or it shows Christ was mistaken, misinformed. Any- one can twist the words around to suit themselves, but it is not easy to get any other meaning from them than the plain statement he makes. If a man keep my word he shall never see death. Either the words are true or false. There is but one way to find out, begin to put them in practice for yourself.

Poets have sung that there is no death; philosophers have had a theory that there was no death; but Christ, Truth demonstrates it. Each one must demonstrate it for himself, just as he must demonstrate, prove all things begin to put the teachings into practice.

The world has been looking very long at the thing called death, and has not found any life in it. Why seek ye the living among the dead? or, How do you expect to find the Truth from the lie? If there is no death, then there can be no sickness, no pain in reality or in God.

Once we admit the existence of one God, one Power, one Supreme, one Principle that rules all, swings all, does all, and is All; then there is no place any more to believe in any of the things that seem to be contrary to this idea. In fact and in Truth one does away with what seems to be but is not, just as in astronomy one finds things opposite to what they seem to be.

The earth seems to be stationary, and other things seem to be revolving around it, but in reality all things are in motion. The earth is not only not stationary, and not the principal, but has several motions, and comparatively is a small object in the universe, and is obeying millions of laws of attraction, which finally resolve down into one law. The earth is just where it is because of its obedience to these laws.

And just so we are where we are, because of obedience to the higher, the spiritual laws. As we have disobeyed these laws we have seemed to get out of the orbit, are eccentric, not to be depended upon, or are sick, miserable,

unhappy: this is not what we should be. It is not the result of obedience, but of disobedience.

The comets seem to be examples of this law of wandering from the path. They fly from one attraction to another and we say are lost in space though we know they can not get outside of the attraction of gravity, and though they may fly around considerably, they are in reality trying to find out where they belong; they can't get outside of the law of nature.

We recognize that nature is really the visible garment of the power of the Supreme. Or the visible manifestation of the power to the physical sense. The Spiritual senses see that all things are but forms and expressions of the Most High, and that life's pathway is ever on the move. What seems to be discord or in harmony is simply an endeavor to do things right. The effort may not seem very successful, but one far enough along can see the effort behind the outpicturirg.

One studying along physical lines finds that there is no force in nature lost, but every where is transition, change, life. Water is used over and over and over, there is no such thing as taking from or adding to the amount of water

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that is in and around the earth, there is no such thing as ..taking from or adding to the atmosphere. It is true the air

may be breathed and the water used in different ways, but after awhile it will be found that it finds its way back to the - place or elements from whence it came.

The sun draws the water out of the sea and spreads it upon the land, and it finds its way back again and again, and is not lost, there is no death for it, no destroying it, but it is ever obeying laws of which itself is a part.

Man on a higher scale is obeying the same laws, the more he gives out the more he gets back. The more life, health, joy, cheerfulness he gives out or radiates, the more he will gather. Death seems to be a stagnation; we hold to us what we get, or we stagnate, and as a result we finally seem to be beyond the power of doing anything.

Life is a continual giving forth, and as one gives forth their highest and best, they are bearing fruit, but the tree that does not bear fruit is of no use and is removed. The fruit we are expected to give out is life, health, peace, joy, cheerfulness, happiness, harmony, loving thoughts, kind words, good deeds.

The generally accepted idea that one must die in order to get into the Kingdom of Heaven or the Kingdom of Life needs to be understood properly, and when so understood we find that in reality there is no such thing as death. If a man die, shall he live again? if so, then he did not die, he only seemed to.

To some the seeming is so real, that they do not question but what things absolutely take place which they see, hear, feel, etc., and to them death seems the most real thing of all. But when we come to ourselves, come to a knowledge that we are Spirit, made in the image of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit, it begins to dawn

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