"His rest shall be glorious"

Some of the great Bible characters understood and utilized a source of strength and renewal unrecognized by the limited material senses. These seers were so vividly conscious of the power and presence of God and so sure of His sustaining love that they were able to carry on their work with unflagging vitality and zest.

The same source of refreshment is present and active today. Christian Science has come to reveal the universal applicability of this source and the scientific law on which it is based. Mary Baker Eddy states it succinctly when she writes, "God's law is in three words, 'I am All;' and this perfect law is ever present to rebuke any claim of another law." No and Yes, p. 30;

The understanding of God's allness and man's unity, or oneness, with Him is the coming of Christ, the saving, strengthening, divine idea that feeds and harmonizes human thought, and therefore rests and refreshes its subjective state called body. The prophet Isaiah may have caught a glimpse of this fact when foretelling the human appearing of Christ in the man Jesus, for he wrote, "His rest shall be glorious." Isa. 11:10;

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Fresh Thinking
January 25, 1969

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