To Give Is to Receive

Giving is one's safest insurance against lack. This statement may seem impractical. Not so when examined in the light of Christian Science. How soon people are willing to express this thought in their own lives depends on how serious their need is to find a higher method of solving their human problems of lack.

Christian Science, in accord with the Bible, teaches that God is infinite good, and that He created all and called it good. It teaches that man is God's image and likeness. Being coexistent with God, who gives all, man has all he needs. Lack cannot be in conformity with God's law of good. It is but a false belief that there is not enough good to go around.

When confronted with the human need for supply, should we become disturbed, reaching out right and left for quick answers to the problem? Christian Science gives us cogent reasons not to. Since supply has its real origin in divine Love, we can begin meeting our own needs by doing something to help someone else. If we give prayerfully of ourselves, our love, our time, and our talents, to bless mankind, we will find our own needs abundantly provided for. To express Love, Spirit, is to find God loving us and caring for us and to find His love expressed by others toward us. Christ Jesus told his followers, "Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom." Luke 6:38;

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Tim at Bat
October 16, 1971

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