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From the April 1890 issue of The Christian Science Journal

" Whereupon, O King Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision."—Acts xxvi. 19.

There springs up at once in us the desire to know what this "heavenly vision" is,—its nature; and if it was a secret revelation in a past age, or open to all seekers after God. This is a natural, innocent desire such as a child feels when he hears a tale that pleases him, and wonders whether it is true, and if he might do the same things. Remembering that "God is no respecter of persons," we are justified in looking for and expecting to behold the heavenly revelation of God in Christ; for this is what Saul saw—God manifest.

A miracle, i.e., the suspension of any God-made law, did not constitute Saul's vision. No law of God can be suspended or interrupted. It is but the belief in some supposed power of interference, that has occasioned this false interpretation of the deeds and experience of prophets and apostles recorded in the Scriptures. The so-called law of a mistaken, material sense can be over-ruled (demonstrated over), and herein we may discern the "vision."

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