Our true home, our true health

As you can glean from the first two articles in this Sentinel, help is at hand if our home is threatened. Whether rent is due without money to pay it or soaring costs hinder us from setting up home, God is “a very present help in trouble” (Psalms 46:1). In describing how they overcame these challenges, authors Diane Williamson and Nancy Case both cite an idea in Mary Baker Eddy’s writings that explains how we experience such aid: “God gives you His spiritual ideas, and in turn, they give you daily supplies” (Miscellaneous Writings 1883–1896, p. 307).

This is no less true when the needed “supply” is good health. The Bible points out that the body’s clamor and claims are the very opposite of God-given spiritual ideas, which reveal God’s nature and our expression of divinity’s goodness. For instance, the Apostle Paul said, “Whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord,” adding that we’re “willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord” (II Corinthians 5:6, 8).

Rent is due? God has an answer for you.
February 15, 2021

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