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Emma Curtis Hopkins's

Scientific Christian Mental Practice

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Foreword - Statement of Being - Denials of Science - Affirmations of Science - Foundation of Faith - The Word of Faith - Secret of the Lord - The Spring of Life - Rending the Veil - Righteous Judgment - Fearlessness - The Way of Wisdom - The Crown of Glory - Contents - Index


Chapter 9 - Righteous Judgment - p.174

It has always lain heavily on the mind of the race that holiness and health, sin and disease, bear a logical relation to each other. "I have been young and now I am old, yet have I never seen the righteous forsaken nor his seed begging bread," shows that not only health of body, but health of affairs has been laid back to the doorway of righteousness.

"Envy is rottenness of bones," says one. "My words are life to them that find them and health to all their flesh," says another, when speaking for the words of the Spirit in man.

"The sins of the Fathers shall be visited upon the children unto the third and fourth generation," said Moses. And Jesus said, "No man is your father upon the earth." Who then is visited by the sins of his parents? The Adam man. Who is it that shall have no consequence of sin visited upon him? The spiritual man. Did Jesus believe in sin? "Neither hath this man sinned nor his parents." Did He often address himself to the mortal man? Just enough to make it nothing. "Go and sin no more," He said to the man whose good sight sprang forth as a strong arm when the love of Jesus warmed it forth.

He put away the fleshy appetite, He left the Spirit free. He put denials and affirmations together for a right and left wing of the law of demonstration.

It is often supposed that innocent young children are under the curse of their father's and mother's evil thoughts and character, and many have lain down under the burden of scrofula and consumption because they thought it too heavy to carry, if their parents had lain down under it. Many have lain down

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