[Original in German]

Our World Is Intact

In view of existing world conditions, which appear far from perfect, it may sound presumptuous to say that our world is intact.

Does a perfect world exist anywhere? What does perfect mean, anyway? It stands, in general use, for everything that is beautiful, pure, good, sincere, humane, brotherly, and peaceful. It is sometimes used in looking back on "the good old days," as if perfection were something past and no longer attainable, like a beautiful dream.

Should we resign ourselves to mourning for a world supposed to exist no longer? No, through Christian Science we learn that there is a perfect world, that is, God's spiritual universe. But where do we find it? Wherever God is—and He is everywhere, the creator of the one perfect universe. There can be no other universe, for God is omnipresent and omnipotent. The Bible tells us that He saw all He made as "very good." Gen. 1:31;

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August 28, 1976

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