Safety Assured

Safety and spirituality are related. In fact, according to Christian teaching, our safety is in proportion to our spirituality. The more truly spiritually-minded we are, the safer we are in our earthly experience.

Christ Jesus demonstrated that there is a divine law which establishes undeniably that the real, spiritual man is forever maintained in God's perfect image. No matter what disaster may seem to occur in human experience, this real man is invariably perfect in God's likeness. In order to profit from this divine law we have to be sufficiently spiritually-minded to discern it, acknowledge it as law in our own lives, and depend upon it. The Apostle Paul says, "To be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace." Rom. 8:6;

The Bible, in both Old and New Testaments, bears witness to this statement. It tells of the miraculous survival of people who trusted God, Spirit. Sometimes they emerged unscathed from situations that simultaneously proved fatal to others who had not the same spiritual understanding and faith in the one loving God, thereby proving that the condition of one's thought is of prime importance. Mrs. Eddy refers to several when she writes, "The divine Love, which made harmless the poisonous viper, which delivered men from the boiling oil, from the fiery furnace, from the jaws of the lion, can heal the sick in every age and triumph over sin and death." Science and Health, p. 243;

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