No more of good for one than for another

Lessons from the Sun

The impartiality of the sun, pouring its warmth and light on all within its direct rays, can afford a useful lesson for mankind. The sun in its bestowals makes no distinction between the small and the great, the weak and the strong, the meek and the proud, the good and the bad.

Christ Jesus pointed to this impartiality when he said of God, "He maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust." Matt. 5:45; And Mrs. Eddy occasionally uses the sun as a symbol for God Himself. For example, she writes, "The sun, giving light and heat to the earth, is a figure of divine Life and Love, enlightening and sustaining the universe." Science and Health, p. 538;

Envy and fear have their basis in the belief that God has given more goodness and ability to some than He has to others. Racism would have us believe that divine Love, God, has been partial in His gifts and endowments to man. Dishonesty and corruption in governments and other human affairs may tempt us to lose sight of God's ever-present justice, integrity, and goodness. We learn in Christian Science, however, that since God's love is pure and perfect His bestowals on man are flawless and infinitely outpoured.

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We're Not Here to Condemn!
October 9, 1976

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