One Law to Practice

When Moses knew that he was to undertake the task of leading the Israelites to freedom, he questioned God, asking what authority he would have. And God answered him, "I AM THAT I AM: ... Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you." Ex. 3:14;

Mary Baker Eddy says in No and Yes, "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;

What authority do we have, then, to stand up to a law that says a man should be sick, suffer, and die? We have God's law—His allness—rebuking "any claim of another law." God is Love. The allness of Love is a law that excludes hate, selfishness, or fear. God is Spirit; Spirit's allness is a law that overrules laws of material cause and effect, probabilities, limitation, time, distance.

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Comfort for Widows and Widowers
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