The Law of Good

VOICING his praise of God the Psalmist sang, "Thy spirit is good." Christ Jesus said, "There is none good but one, that is, God." Therefore man, who is the likeness of God, can be conscious only of good.

One can never know his true selfhood until he has recognized this spiritual fact concerning the real man. To go forth to our daily tasks determined to recognize only the presence and power of good in ourselves and others is to bring good into manifestation here and now. Nor need we fear that we are neglecting a necessary warfare with evil, since we are told to "overcome evil with good." In the textbook of Christian Science, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," Mrs. Eddy gives the same divine direction (p. 542), "Let Truth uncover and destroy error in God's own way, and let human justice pattern the divine." Belief in evil can never in any case withstand the power of divine Mind, infinite good, when understood and demonstrated.

Teaching Children Obedience
April 12, 1930

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