Sane Living

Christianity is sane, because it is the expression of that Mind "which was also in Christ Jesus." It is well balanced, because it rests on a sure foundation,—God's law. Christianity is in an environment in the world to-day which is antagonistic to it; it is judged by the world's standards, and this, notwithstanding the error of those standards. So Christian Scientists must watch that they do not try to conform their living to the approval of the world. To be true followers of the Christ, the Ten Commandments must be obeyed, and this obedience loved; the two great commandments given by the Master must be our guidance.

Christianity is divinely natural. It is true that it is contrary to sensuous living, for it demands ascension above all the desires of the flesh into spiritualized consciousness. Christianity is the acceptance and living of the Christ, Truth, here upon earth. There is nothing abnormal in this; for it is the endeavor to express God's goodness to men. When it is brought into our lives, we become rightly sane and balanced in wisdom.

Christianity has its Science; that is, the exact knowledge of the Christ. Mary Baker Eddy discovered this Science, which unfolds the possibility of acquiring the understanding of the divine Principle governing Christianity. This Science she rightly named Christian Science. Naturally, this divine Science has its practice, by which we work out of material living into the spiritual. This is done step by step, whether our progress be fast or slow. During the transitional period, the Christian Scientist must constantly express wisdom. And to act in accordance with God's law is wisdom.

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"We shall see him as he is"
November 15, 1924

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