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hides the divine possibilities, and conceals scientific
(Loving God supremely)
If we wish to follow Christ, Truth, it must be in the
way of God's appointing. Jesus said, "He that believeth
on me, the works that I do shall he do also."
He, who would reach the source and find the
divine remedy for every ill, must not try to climb the hill
of Science by some other road. All nature teaches God's
love to man, but man cannot love God supremely and set
his whole affections on spiritual things, while loving the
material or trusting in it more than in the spiritual.
We must forsake the foundation of material systems,
however time-honored, if we would gain the Christ as
our only Saviour. Not partially, but fully, the great
healer of mortal mind is the healer of the body.
The purpose and motive to live aright can be gained
now. This point won, you have started as you should.
You have begun at the numeration-table of Christian
Science, and nothing but wrong intention can hinder your
advancement. Working and praying with true motives,
your Father will open the way. "Who did hinder you,
that ye should not obey the truth?"
(Conversion of Saul)
Saul of Tarsus beheld the way - the Christ, or Truth
- only when his uncertain sense of right yielded to a
spiritual sense, which is always right. Then
the man was changed. Thought assumed a
nobler outlook, and his life became more spiritual. He
learned the wrong that he had done in persecuting Christians,
whose religion he had not understood, and in humility
he took the new name of Paul. He beheld for the
first time the true idea of Love, and learned a lesson in