"If a man keep my saying"

Through Christian Science mankind is awakening to a realization of the eternality of Life, God, and of the consequent unreality of death, which is but a false belief in the absence of Life. Belief in death helps to perpetuate a fear of death.

While believing God, Life, to be the cause of mortality, the opposite of Himself, the world loses much of the vital significance of Christ Jesus' words and works, for his mission was to prove to mankind the eternality of Life. In every instance Jesus was obedient to the law of God. Had God instituted death, Jesus would not have tried, nor would he have been able, to raise Lazarus, Jairus' daughter, or the son of the widow of Nain from death, nor would he himself have reappeared after the crucifixion. He said, "If a man keep my saying, he shall never see death." If one will cease believing that he can be separated from immortal Life, God, and constantly cling to that which is true about himself, as God's child, he will overcome the belief in death as having any reality.

Freedom from Restriction
February 27, 1943

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