"Consistency , thou art a jewel," is a trite and true saying which the world has long appreciated, and has tried more or less successfully to exemplify in daily life. To be consistent, even after the world's criterion of consistency, is indeed a virtue of no small magnitude.

Was there ever a more inspiring example of consistency than the life and works of Christ Jesus? A careful study of the Gospels furnishes ample proof that his life and works were the expression of his unselfed love for humanity. He said, "The prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me;" and nothing "of this world" could ever turn him from his highest concept of obedience to his Father.

In this age Christian Science is teaching us plainly how we may follow practically in the footsteps of the master Christian how our lives may attest our fidelity to his counsel and admonitions; and how we may thereby gain the true sense of health, as well as mental peace. Surely, it is far more blessed to give than it is to receive; and everyone who has named the name of Christ in divine Science should strive to live the truth as taught in this Science, so that he may continually express the unselfed love that will assuredly bless all with whom he comes in contact. Paul asks, "Who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth?"

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Anticipation of Good
February 9, 1929

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