Words of the wise better than cry of the rulers * Worte des Weisen besser als Schreien der Herren


“The words of the wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth … Wisdom ist better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much good.” (The Preacher 9:17, 18)


“Die Worte des Weisen, in Stille vernommen, sind besser als das Schreien der Herren … Weisheit ist besser als Waffen; aber ein einziger Sünder verdirbt viel Gutes.” (Der Prediger Salomo 9:17, 18)

No material past


“…One of the most subtle of these malconclusions is the belief of a material past, the belief that we have been mortal, and have had in the past material experiences which were realities. While this error remains undestroyed or unrebuked in our thought, it binds us with mental shackles to the conclusion that we have a debt to pay for past offenses, physical or moral…”

Read on in this article by Ira W. Packard published 1913 in the Christian Science Sentinel: Justification