WITH the wisdom and the understanding born of divine revelation and of a glorified and ripened experience, Paul wrote these words: "When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
NEOPHYTES in Christian Science often speak with admiration of the willingness with which the members of Christian Science churches contribute to the needs of the movement.
MANY sincere Christian people who are students of the Bible and profess to follow the teachings of Christ Jesus will readily agree with the statement that God is unchanging, and that the flight of years or the acts of men can never alter in the slightest degree the invariableness of the Almighty; but when asked if man is unchanging, they will emphatically declare that man is subject to constant change, sometimes for better and sometimes for worse conditions.
JUDGING from the evidence before the material senses, it may seem as though suffering and evil greatly overbalance the good in human experience.
ONCE, when the solution of a problem seemed to be very difficult, a student of Christian Science pondered whether, in overcoming human discord, be it called sin, sickness, lack, or death, our object primarily is to prove the allness of God, good, in order to extol our Father's glory and His love for all His children, or whether it is simply to make things easier for ourselves.
THE proverb, "Comparisons are odious," may have grown out of the tendency of men to compare themselves with one another or with standards that they themselves have set up, instead of looking to the standard set forth in the Bible.