God's control

Today we frequently hear the expression "out of control." Perhaps one person feels his thinking is out of control—heedless, drifting, undisciplined. Another may feel his daily experience is so busy and complicated that it is beyond control. Others may feel out of control of their finances, their family or social situations, their appetites. Some even complain that the mail accumulating on their desks is out of control!

How do the teachings of Christian Science help us gain a right concept of control? Certainly Jesus proved complete dominion in his experience—control over sin, disease, and death; over weather and gravity; over time and space. Other great Bible characters demonstrated unprecedented control over matter as they overcame limitation and tremendous obstacles. How did they do this, and how can we follow their examples?

Dominion over violence
September 23, 1985

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