This word "unity" is no doubt uppermost in the heart of every Christian Scientist to-day. As Christian Science encircles the earth, so this thought extends to its every corner, and appeals to each and every one working in Truth for the establishment of the Kingdom of Heaven, the reign of unity, in human consciousness.

John clearly expresses this (15:4): "Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me." It is reiterated in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker G. Eddy, p. 98: "The Scientific unity which exists between God and man must be wrought out in life-practice, and God's will must be universally done." This brings it home to us in our individual daily experience. Take a body of men banded together for the accomplishment of some end to the mutual benefit of all. They have a result to gain, and in the work each has his own part. As one cannot do the work of another, and as one alone cannot bring about the desired end, all work together, and yet individually, until the purpose is attained.

So each one of us, by bringing out his unity with God in manifesting love for the neighbor, is doing his part toward presenting to the world a Christianity in perfect according with law and gospel as expressed in I Peter, 3:8: "Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another; love as brethren," having one beloved Cause, one Leader, one Life, Truth, and Love, one God.

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The Bread of Life
March 22, 1900

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