Expectation versus Resignation

When we fully realize that there is but one God, and that one omnipotent, omniscient, and omnipresent, we must at the same time admit the existence of one supreme law which governs and controls man, the idea of God; for as our revered Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, expresses it in our textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 470), "Man is the expression of God's being."

To express anything involves action; and therefore "the expression of God's being" points, obviously, to the spiritual idea through which perfection is expressed. God is infinite perfection; consequently man, made in God's image and likeness, is perfect by reflection. The expression or manifestation of God is governed by divine law. In the light of logic it is as reasonable to expect perfection in the reflection, man, as it is in God, whom man reflects.

July 27, 1929

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