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The inquiry, "What is he worth?" is made from many widely differing motives. The business man may wish to know something of the character and resources of a possible employee or partner, and those who are wise may desire to have this question answered before admitting any one into the sacred circle of friendship. In no case can the mental and moral elements be ignored, for it will be found that everything really depends upon them. Even the great Teacher did not disdain the current coinage of thought in illustrating spiritual truths. He told of the prodigal son who asked for his inheritance before entering the world's great arena; and again, he used the terms of traffic in telling of those to whom the "Talents" were given. We learn in Christian Science that Truth begins its mighty work in us where it finds us, and never ceases until a complete transformation is effected in all our habits of thinking, speaking, and acting, for Truth is not only the "author" but is also the "finisher" of our salvation.

In one of Job's mournful soliloquies he declares that he came naked into the world, but a modern poet says in contrast,—

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