Jesus was wont to speak by parables to the populace; for, as he said, "in them is fulfilled the prophecy of Esaias, which saith, By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive.
The character of the Christ may be defined as the perfect reflection of divine Principle, expressed in conscious living in accord with the ideals of God, good.
To one who has threaded his way through the confused maze of ancient and modern philosophy, psychology, and ethics, the clear, satisfying logic of Christian Science comes as a basic theology which promises eventually to solve all the great problems still unanswered after two thousand years of Christianity.
As a mother who is learning to appreciate her true relationship to her child, I would very much like to relate two little experiences which I had recently, that proved how much help instead of hindrance one can give one's child, when the understanding of the truth about God and the truth about man, and their true relationship to one another is realized and faithfully applied.
Christian Science treatment is the bringing into expression of that Mind "which was also in Christ Jesus.
When Paul was accused before Felix of being "a pestilent fellow," we learn in the book of Acts that after a few days, Felix, with his wife Drusilla, sent for Paul to hear him concerning the faith of Christ; and as the prisoner "reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.