"Lifted up"

In the twelfth chapter of John's Gospel are found these words of our Master: "And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me." This thought expressed by Jesus certainly shows the powerful attraction of the Christ, Truth. If, therefore, we lift our thoughts away from the earthly to the contemplation of spiritual things, our light will be seen of men, and they will be attracted to God, or good. Then we shall be found obeying the heavenly command to go into all the world and preach the gospel to all mankind.

Many weary ones are struggling to carry the heavy burden of sickness, lack, or sorrow of some kind, and they press feebly onward, searching, ever searching, for health, peace, and rest amid the arid surroundings of the desert of material existence, little realizing that if they but lifted their thoughts from a material to a spiritual sense of life, they would find God and all of His attributes, including peace, health, joy, power, and an abundance of all good. Through earnest study of Christian Science, the Christ, Truth, is revealed, and one may thereby partake freely of the living waters of life and be lifted up. Then his burden will be removed.

"Believe ... in me"
April 16, 1927

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