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FROM NEBO'S HEIGHTS

From the October 1920 issue of The Christian Science Journal


History presents few more impressive scenes than that in which the long-time leader of Israel's hosts ascends the steeps of Pisgah, that he may lift up his eyes "to the westward, and northward, and southward, and eastward," and from this commanding summit wing his way out of the limitations of mortal sense. He had found himself, through humility and obedience, while tenting amid the shadowy steeps of Sinai, and, later, had faced unflinchingly the fury of one of the mightiest of the Pharaohs.