Nothing can be more sure than that our thought respecting the possibility and naturalness of divine illumination will measure the everyday earnestness with which we seek for it, and the joy of our assurance of its realization in the time of need.
The three progressive experiences of Peter in prison and his conduct after liberation therefrom typify, with marvelous fullness and exactness, the spiritual stages by which so many of us, following steadfastly though slowly beyond the bars of mere material existence, have come out, under the leadership of divine Science, into "a large place," where we at least glimpse "the glorious liberty of the children of God.
With the beautiful simplicity which characterizes the Bible narratives, the Master's disciples depict that wonderful drama which took place upon the hills of Judea, where five thousand people, seated upon the grass and divided into companies of fifty and one hundred, were fed with a few loaves and fishes.
No feature of Christian Science work is more zealously guarded and protected than teaching.
In Genesis we read that when the heavens, the earth, and the seas were made, when the light by day and the stars by night appeared, God created man and gave him dominion over the fish of the sea, the fowl of the air, and over all the earth.
The song of the lark,The stars in the darkThat shine through the midnight blue;The mountain whose peakInvites you to seekA clearer, more far-reaching view;Each flower that blows,The heartsease, the rose,—What are these but God's love to you?