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[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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Stepping-stones to Infinite Progress
HELEN B. CHILDS
Our True Purpose
ADRIENNE MEAD TINDALL
Stirring Mortal Thought
SHARON SLATON HOWELL
The Comfort of Principle
CYRIL ALEXANDER BARBER
Practice from "the point of perfection"
ROBERT A. MOSS
Do We Put God First?
Our World Is Intact
Lucille R. Rushton
Helen Wood Bauman
Rushworth M. Kidder
Learning to Walk in Spirit
Peter J. Henniker-Heaton
Joy in the Dark Days
When quite young, I began wondering what life was about
Mildred Pauline Ellerbrock
I must record the wonderful healing effect Christian Science...
Douglas A. Swan
My father's mother was a Christian Science practitioner
Frances Saffell Parker
I am very grateful to my mother and dad for raising me in...
Patricia Hickman Cerullo
"Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build...
Muriel G. Hamilton