God Creates-Present Tense!

God is forever revealing His own nature. Man is the eternal expression of this appearing. The essence and substance of an image exactly reflects its source. Man is the effect of the one and only perfect cause, God. This creation is an ongoing activity, taking place—present tense—right now.

Sweeping statements?

Christ Jesus spoke of his coexistence with his Father to show what God is and what God is doing. "He that hath seen me," he said, "hath seen the Father." And he followed up his statement to Philip with, "Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works." John 14:9, 10; Mary Baker Eddy, Jesus' faithful follower, in an illuminating statement writes: "God creates man perfect and eternal in His own image. Hence man is the image, idea, or likeness of perfection—an ideal which cannot fall from its inherent unity with divine Love, from its spotless purity and original perfection." The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany, p.262;

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Know Who You Are
February 5, 1977

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