WE have the promise that God will withhold no good thing "from them that walk uprightly," but it is essential that we analyze our thought and be sure that we are sincerely striving to fulfil the prescribed conditions. The writer had an experience recently which, to him, was proof of the fulfilment of this great promise. A business enterprise had been entered upon which involved a comparatively large sum of money. The conditions had been fulfilled, but it had not been passed upon by those financing the enterprise and the payment was not made in the stipulated period. I dwelt upon the thought of the aforementioned text for a whole week, but without any seeming result.

On the following Monday the thought came, "If you were to receive this payment, and everything were not satisfactory, are you absolutely sure that you would stand any required expense to make it so?" I promptly replied, "Yes;" but the same thought came back continually, and this showed me where the trouble lay. After battling with this thought until Wednesday afternoon, Truth conquered, and my prayer for strength to do right was answered. Upon arrival at the office, Thursday morning, the check was there with the following note, "Although we have been unable to go into this matter we send you a check in full, thinking that perhaps you would like to have it, and knowing that you will make everything satisfactory to us." This showed me that if we are sincere in searching for the error in our thought and in overcoming it, not letting self-righteousness prevent us from acknowledging our shortcomings, but conquering them and thus proving their nothingness, we shall receive a divine reward. All forms of error are a temptation until overcome. In our consecration to follow in the footsteps of our Master with honesty of purpose, we express our gratitude and love to our Leader for her perseverance, self-sacrifice, and labor in giving to the world this practical truth, which is a veritable Science.

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The Wednesday Evening Meeting
June 24, 1905

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