MAKE ROOM FOR THE CHRIST

What a challenge for the thoughtful is contained in this simple statement included in Luke's account of the birth of Jesus (2:7): "There was no room for them in the inn." No room in the inn for him who was to express the Christ so fully! Are we of this age making room for the Christ? The definition of "Christ" given by Mary Baker Eddy in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" is enlightening. It reads (p. 583): "The divine manifestation of God, which comes to the flesh to destroy incarnate error."

Christ was not born the day the infant Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea. Christ, rightly understood, is the true idea of sonship, the spirit of Truth, inseparable from the Father. Evidence of the presence of the Christ is seen in the accomplishments of patriarch, prophet, Psalmist, and apostle. Evidence of the Christ is seen today in pure, consecrated, gentle, wise thoughts, words, and deeds. The birth of the Bethlehem babe in fulfillment of prophecy gave impetus to the Christ in the time of our Master and continues to do so in our age, for Christ is the forever Way-shower.

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