Enough Good for Everyone

In God's glorious kingdom there is enough good for everyone. Since God created all, health, happiness, and all good are ever available to every person. How foolish it is, then, to wish to own or possess what belongs to another. Such thinking is breaking the tenth commandment, "Thou shalt not covet."Ex. 20:17;

The predominant error of covetousness is selfishness, based always on fear and ignorance. Fear implies that there is not enough for everyone. Fear of lack and limitation fosters envy and jealousy, which lead to covetousness. Covetous thoughts may creep in when we consider ourselves inadequate or wholly unfitted for an active part in some desirable pursuit, owing to lack of education or background. Coveting has hindered many in their lifework, robbed them of specific evidence of their ability, and dimmed their own individual realization of abundance.

Christian Science Is Not Just Another Pill
April 18, 1970

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