You are not outside the wall

A wall implies division—someone in, someone out. The Apostle Paul speaks of Christ Jesus as having "broken down the middle wall of partition." Eph. 2:14;

In this biblical citation Paul was actually referring to the Jewish temple, in which the inner court, open only to Jews, was divided by a wall from the outer court, to which Gentile visitors might be admitted. Isn't there a parallel here to our many other modes of divided thinking? Human thought tends to categorize people and then to divide the haves from the have-nots, the educated from the illiterate, the old from the young, the sick from the healthy—the list seems endless.

How do we break down these walls? Christian Science shows us that there actually is no wall. When it becomes apparent to spiritually inspired thought that God, the creator of all, is One and that He made one spiritual, perfect creation, we realize there is no place for divisive thinkers or divisive thinking of any kind.

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Secure in God
August 7, 1978

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