We approach the season when, according to custom dating from the garnering of the first harvest by our forefathers in the New World, a day set apart to give thanks even amid hardships to Almighty God for our temporal and spiritual blessings.
Christian Science takes no joyous holiday away from mortals, but it lifts these occasions to a vision of Christliness that adds to their permanence, usefulness, and refreshment.
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In an inspiring article bearing the title "Harvest," to be found in "The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany," our Leader sets forth a timely and timeless truth.
The prophet Isaiah, speaking to the people of his time, said: "Thus saith the Lord, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and in a day of salvation have I helped thee;" and centuries afterwards the Apostle Paul, in his second letter to the church at Corinth, wrote, "Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.
In one of his epistles Paul admonishes the Ephesians thus: "Be filled with the Spirit;.