"Clad in the panoply of Love"

There is nothing new in the thought of protection being wholly spiritual; the Bible abounds with beautiful figures of speech pertaining thereto. We remember that when Moses despaired of his ability to lead his people out of bondage, he prayed fervently to God for guidance, and the answer came, "My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest." In "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 571) Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, writes, "Clad in the panoply of Love, human hatred cannot reach you."

As religious history abounds in examples of protection as wholly spiritual, so secular history shows the futility of a dependence on what the world has for ages looked upon as protection. Byron gives a graphic picture of the unreliability of the force of arms in his "Isles of Greece," where he writes:—

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