Accession: A12124
Editorial Title: Spiritual Signification of the Lord's Prayer
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Annotator: Daniel H. Spofford 
Date: 1875
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Mary Baker Eddy with a note verifying her authorship by Daniel Spofford handwritten on the back.
Editorial Note: Mary Baker Eddy first published her spiritual interpretation of the Lord's Prayer in the first edition of Science and Health. She would go on to revise it in subsequent editions at least fifteen times before settling on the final version.
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Original Document

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The following is the spiritual signification of the Lords' PrayerEditorial Note: This was printed on page 295 of the first edition of Science and Health.

Harmonious and eternal Principle of man,

Nameless and adorable intelligence,

Spiritualize man;

Control the discords of matter with the harmony of Spirit

Give us the understanding of God,

And Truth will destroy sickness sin and death,

as it destroys the belief of intelligent matter,

And lead man into Soul, and deliver him

from personal sense,

For God is Truth, Life and Love forever

Handshift:Daniel H. SpoffordThe within — was written by — Mary Baker Glover the Author of “Science and Health”, in the spring of 1875

D H Spofford

A12124
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The following is the spiritual signification of the Lords' PrayerEditorial Note: This was printed on page 295 of the first edition of Science and Health.

Harmonious and eternal Principle of man,

Nameless and adorable intelligence,

Spiritualize man;

Control the discords of matter with the harmony of Spirit

Give us the understanding of God,

And Truth will destroy sickness sin and death,

as it destroys the belief of intelligent matter,

And lead man into Soul, and deliver him

from personal sense,

For God is Truth, Life and Love forever

Handshift:Daniel H. SpoffordThe within — was written by — Mary Baker Glover the Author of “Science and Health”, in the spring of 1875

D H Spofford