God's Law Ever Available

That God's law of harmony, right activity, and perfect control is ever operative and available has been proved since early Bible times. As Mrs. Eddy has stated in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" (p. 387): "The history of Christianity furnishes sublime proofs of the supporting influence and protecting power bestowed on man by his heavenly Father, omnipotent Mind, who gives man faith and understanding whereby to defend himself, not only from temptation, but from bodily suffering." When the children of Israel forsook God, and disobeyed His law given to them by Moses, they suffered from pestilence, drought, and defeat in battle; but, according to the Bible record, when they saw the error of their ways, repented truly, and obeyed the law, they were healed and delivered.

This leads to the consideration of a most important point, namely, that in order to be worthy of and realize the protecting and delivering influence of God's law we must acknowledge, love, and obey it. Moses repeatedly voiced the divinely directed promise that obedience to God's law brings freedom from sickness; and in addition he promised that there shall be "rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit." This is as understandable as is the experience of a mathematician who realizes and manifests he harmonizing and liberating effect of mathematical law when he conforms his thinking to it by means of applied understanding.

Items of Interest
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August 18, 1934

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