Conviction Brings Healing

Healing can't be denied. It always takes place as the concrete result of our becoming convinced of the truth. It's the inevitable, actual, tangible evidence of spiritual understanding and therefore reaches much further than improved outward conditions.

Healing can't occur without conviction of the truth. Christ Jesus taught, "Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." John 8:32; However, we may sometimes be tempted to think it is our knowing of the truth about something wrong that brings healing. That would be starting with the problem rather than with divine Truth. Truth is absolute. It doesn't know evil, sickness, or disease. Truth reveals its own perfect being and nothing else. It doesn't need to do anything to anything. It remains forever the spiritual reality, unmoved, irreversible. Through the conviction that perfection just is, healing appears.

Total conviction, then, isn't a mixture of good and evil with the good outweighing the evil. It's not a harmonious blend or interim accommodation. It's a climax of thought. It's complete, conclusive, unqualified certainty that God, good, is and evil isn't. So we start with Truth, with the spiritual fact, and reason from that standpoint.

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