Be an Agent for Good!

[For children]

Secret agents do important work for their governments. Do you know that you can be an agent? Well, you can. Beginning right now, you can be an agent for God's government. You can stand up for what you know is right. You can help your friends and neighbors. An agent for good does all these things and many more. You can too.

Christ Jesus acted as an agent for good. He knew God had important work for him to do. Once when he was twelve years old, his parents asked him why he had lagged behind to talk with some teachers in the temple in Jerusalem instead of coming right back home as they wanted him to. He replied, "Wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?" Luke 2:49; He went home with his parents, but he kept remembering that God, his real Father, was the one who always governed him.

Christian Science shows us how to be agents for God. We must first understand what God is. We know Him as infinite good. And we know Him by names, or synonyms, such as Love, Truth, Principle, Soul, Mind. We are God's children, His image and likeness. Our Father-Mother God needs us to express His goodness. Here are some ways we can do this:

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