Originally published in the March 1, 1891 issue of the Christian Science Series (Vol. 2, No. 21)

The Lord is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works. Ps. 146th 9. 

And God saw everything that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. Gen. 1st 31.

The word good, as used in these scriptural passages, is in the predicate adjective sense. Christian Science uses it in an enlarged sense, giving it the old Saxon signification, God. Good, therefore, is one of the Christian Science synonyms of God.

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