Among the many promises in the book of Isaiah of the coming of the Messiah, the Prince of Peace, and the many beautiful descriptions of his nature and character, is found the prediction that he would "know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.
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The text, "I will receive you," from Paul's second epistle to the Corinthians is one of those rich, beautiful, and ever available sayings in which the Bible abounds, holding out the promise of spiritual communion with God, the present and ultimate reward which Christians all eagerly long for and are striving to obtain, knowing as they do that in conscious unity with God all is well, all questions are answered, all problems solved, all needs satisfied.
While the student of Christian Science is doing his mental work in the endeavor to solve some difficult problem, he sometimes finds that his attention is so occupied with that particular problem that he omits to be grateful for the benefits he has already received; and, as a result of such an attitude of thought, discouragement is liable to make itself felt.
Students of Christian Science are constantly finding in the study of their Leader's writings rare gems of thought, which, when pondered, prove of untold blessing to themselves and others.
To the Christian Scientist, the Bible is a source of ever increasing revelation and inspiration.