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9the safe side of practice. We always know where to look for the real Scientist, and always find him there. I agree with Rev. Dr. Talmage, that "there are wit, humor, and

12enduring vivacity among God's people."

Obedience is the offspring of Love; and Love is the Principle of unity, the basis of all right thinking and

15acting; it fulfils the law. We see eye to eye and know as we are known, reciprocate kindness and work wisely, in proportion as we love.

18It is difficult for me to carry out a divine commission while participating in the movements, or modus operandi, of other folks. To point out every step to a student and

21then watch that each step be taken, consumes time, — and experiments ofttimes are costly. According to my calendar, God's time and mortals' differ. The neo-

24phyte is inclined to be too fast or too slow: he works somewhat in the dark; and, sometimes out of season, he would replenish his lamp at the midnight hour and

27borrow oil of the more provident watcher. God is the fountain of light, and He illumines one's way when one is obedient. The disobedient make their moves before

30God makes His, or make them too late to follow Him. Be sure that God directs your way; then, hasten to follow under every circumstance.

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1Human will must be subjugated. We cannot obey both God, good, and evil, — in other words, the ma-

3terial senses, false suggestions, self-will, selfish motives, and human policy. We shall have no faith in evil when faith finds a resting-place and scientific under-

6standing guides man. Honesty in every condition, under every circumstance, is the indispensable rule of obedience. To obey the principle of mathematics ninety-

9nine times in one hundred and then allow one numeral to make incorrect your entire problem, is neither Science nor obedience.

12However keenly the human affections yearn to for- give a mistake, and pass a friend over it smoothly, one's sympathy can neither atone for error, advance individual

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