Walking with God

It is our aim as Christian Scientists to learn to walk with God even as Enoch did. Like Elijah, Enoch was translated without seeing death: "And Enoch walked with God: and he was not; for God took him," so we read in Genesis. He who truly desires to find the highway in which Enoch walked, cannot miss the way, for Christian Science has clearly defined the entrance to that path as well as the manner whereby we may walk in it. Mrs. Eddy writes in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 61), "Every valley of sin must be exalted, and every mountain of selfishness be brought low, that the highway of our God may be prepared in Science."

Walking with God, then, is entirely mental, and the pathway is in our own consciousness. To walk this highway we must have ever before us the spiritual sense of existence—must have a growing understanding of God as the source of all thought and action. To walk with divine Principle is to have an understanding of good as the supreme creative power. To walk with Mind is to claim and manifest the wisdom and intelligence which proceeds from God, the only Mind. To walk with Love is to realize for all mankind the protecting power of that eternal good which is wherever man is. Our Leader gives us a never failing rule whereby to govern our thinking when she writes (The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany, p. 160), "To live so as to keep human consciousness in constant relation with the divine, the spiritual, and the eternal, is to individualize infinite power; and this is Christian Science."

So we find the way very clearly marked out; and we find also that by accepting as true only the thoughts that are Godlike, we come under the action of the law of righteous thinking, which never fails to operate when human consciousness is opened to its ever flowing currents.

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Nature's Grand Lessons
July 28, 1928

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