"Behold, I stand at the door, and knock"

LIGHT reveals that which has been hidden in darkness. Even so, the light of Christian Science uncovers material beliefs, denying the false claims of evil which hold mankind in bondage through fear and ignorance of the truth of being. The educated belief that man is both physical and mental, the false theology that denies the allness of God, have so darkened human consciousness that the cry of the oppressed is heard in many lands today.

In the Old Testament the prophet Isaiah foretells the coming of the Christ. The New Testament records that Jesus revealed and manifested the Christ in his teaching and healing ministry. But comparatively few were willing to accept his teaching and follow him. He was well aware of the dullness of material sense, and promised that another Comforter should come. Thus it was that after nearly nineteen centuries Christian Science, or the Science of Christ, was discovered by Mary Baker Eddy. Nevertheless, mankind is still searching for the healing Christ, Truth, although it is here for all to discern and make their own. It cannot, however, be discerned through human will or selfishness. These aggressive errors are silenced when humility and prayer for growth in grace are sincere.

In Revelation is recorded the message of the Christ, Truth, "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me." If a great and honored person, especially one whom we hoped and wished to entertain, knocked at our door, what a loss it would seem to be, if we were so busy listening to unpleasant, fearful suggestions that we neither heard nor answered the knock at our door; but, on the other hand, preparing him room, listening for his voice, inviting him in, supping and reasoning with him would fulfill with joy our hopes and expectations.

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"Receive thy sight"
April 26, 1941

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