Love's Tender Lesson

On pages 149 and 150 of "The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany," Mary Baker Eddy presents a great truth in these words: "Remember, thou canst be brought into no condition, be it ever so severe, where Love has not been before thee and where its tender lesson is not awaiting thee. Therefore despair not nor murmur, for that which seeketh to save, to heal, and to deliver, will guide thee, if thou seekest this guidance."

In Christian Science we learn that the seeming severity of a material condition is no obstacle to its banishment through the understanding and power of divine Love. When, in their hopelessness, the sick, the sinful, the disconsolate turn to God in Christian Science, they are healed as they learn to rely radically upon the divine Mind, and as the truth that all real being is forever preserved and encompassed by divine Love is clearly understood.

Uplifting the Spiritual Idea
June 22, 1940

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