Metaphysical meaning of matter (rw)

Metaphysical meaning of matter (rw)
matter--Man's limited concept of divine substance that he has "formed" in consciousness; a thought of substance as dense, solid, weighty, and separate from the spiritual life that underlies it. When man is quickened of the Spirit he knows Spirit to be all, in all, and he gives all thought to this reality.

matter, rule of--That state of man where material ideas and standards are the established rule of his life and actions.

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