X hits on this document

Word document

Miscellaneous Writings - page 232 / 358





232 / 358

3whelming tides of revelation, and its spirit is baptismal; he chronicles this teaching, "A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another."

6Jesus, who so loved the world that he gave his life (in the flesh) for it, saw that Love had a new command- ment even for him. What was it?

9It must have been a rare revelation of infinite Love, a new tone on the scale ascending, such as eternity is ever sounding. Could I impart to the student the higher

12sense I entertain of Love, it would partly illustrate the divine energy that brings to human weakness might and majesty. Divine Love eventually causes mortals to turn

15away from the open sepulchres of sin, and look no more into them as realities. It calls loudly on them to bury the dead out of sight; to forgive and forget whatever is

18unlike the risen, immortal Love; and to shut out all op- posite sense. Christ enjoins it upon man to help those who know not what he is doing in their behalf, and there-

21fore curse him; enjoins taking them by the hand and leading them, if possible, to Christ, by loving words and deeds. Charity thus serves as admonition and instruc-

24tion, and works out the purposes of Love.

Christian Science, full of grace and truth, is accom- plishing great good, both seen and unseen; but have

27mortals, with the penetration of Soul, searched the secret chambers of sense? I never knew a student who fully understood my instructions on this point of handling

30evil, — as to just how this should be done, — and carried

Page 293

1out my ideal. It is safe not to teach prematurely the infant thought in Christian Science — just breathing new

3Life and Love — all the claims and modes of evil; there- fore it is best to leave the righteous unfolding of error (as a general rule) alone, and to the special care of the

6unerring modes of divine wisdom. This uncovering and punishing of sin must, will come, at some date, to the rescue of humanity. The teacher of divine metaphysics

9should impart to his students the general knowledge that he has gained from instruction, observation, and mental practice.

12Experience weighs in the scales of God the sense and power of Truth against the opposite claims of error. If spiritual sense is not dominant in a student, he will

15not understand all your instructions; and if evil domi- nates his character, he will pervert the rules of Christian Science, and the last error will be worse than the first —

Document info
Document views1728
Page views1728
Page last viewedSun Jan 22 05:58:59 UTC 2017