You are precious to God

The creator loves what He made. And He is capable of purer love than we may be able to comprehend.

We are all precious to God. He says so through the words of the prophet: "Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee." Isa. 43:4. Moffatt's translation puts it this way: "So precious are you to me, so honoured, so beloved." The Psalmist concurs in these words: "He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me, because he delighted in me." Ps. 18:19. This love is universal and impartial.

Christian Science helps us realize the divine reality underlying this great love God has for man. It explains that God made man to express Himself. God loves what He made. He is satisfied with His creation. Man is the work of His hand, the work of Mind, for God creates by reflection, by thought. God's thought is true substance, is eternal, unchangeable, and cannot decay or wear out. His creation is ever new. And most important, the creation of Mind must be spiritual and perfect, for God, Spirit, is perfect.

December 19, 1988

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