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The Continuity of Being
The fact that Life is God and therefore endless establishes the continuity of being in relation to His creation. When understood, this fact enters into the details of our daily life. It has much to do with our demonstration of health and harmony, our purpose in life, and our continuous activity.
When one learns in Christian Science that Life is eternal, he does not plan to stop living. When he learns that Love is unchanging and endless, he does not expect the blessings of Love to diminish with the passage of time. In terse language Mrs. Eddy says: "Life is eternal. We should find this out, and begin the demonstration thereof. Life and goodness are immortal. Let us then shape our views of existence into loveliness, freshness, and continuity, rather than into age and blight." Science and Health, p. 246;
The opposite view of life as material and mortal stems from a misconception of life and according to the Bible "is of few days, and full of trouble." Job 14:1; Jesus demonstrated the higher sense of life when he restored the sick and raised the dead. He was demonstrating the eternal nature of Christ, the ideal man. In referring to his true selfhood as the Christ, he indicated that he had always existed. In like manner he revealed the continuity of his being when he said, "Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world." Matt. 28:20;
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JOANNE SHRIVER LEEDOM
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ANGUS JOHN MACDONALD
Unfoldment in the Wilderness
"Mightier than the noise of many waters"
"Take a turn for the better"
MELVIN A. HURWICK
Climbing the Steep Hill
ANN SEATON BOSQUEZ
Helen Wood Bauman
The Continuity of Being
William Milford Correll
I wish to express my humble gratitude to our Father-Mother...
Buni Jeanne Lane
In August of 1963, I was led to attend a Christian Science service...
Walter O. Wortendyke
I had the blessed privileges of attending the Christian Science Sunday School...
Suzanne Paula Stefany
It is with the heartfelt hope that our experience will help someone...
Jacqueline Knight Mumbower
The lessons learned in the Christian Science Sunday School were...
Mary Helen Black
"A germ of infinite Truth, though least in the kingdom of...
Aileen G. Smith
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