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From the March 1936 issue of The Christian Science Journal

ONpage 517 of the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," under the marginal heading "Divine personality," Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, has written: "The world believes in many persons; but if God is personal, there is but one person, because there is but one God. His personality can only be reflected, not transmitted."

It is significant that the writers of the Gospels made no effort to describe the personality of Jesus. Evidently it was their conscientious conviction, guided by the compelling influence of the "still small voice" of Truth, that they should present what they had gleaned from the words and works of the Master so that all might follow in the way that he pointed out, and do the works that he did. It must have become very evident to them that his followers should keep in view the impersonal nature of the ever-living Christ, God's omnipresent idea, which is forever coexistent with Him, the Christ which Jesus exemplified in his healing ministry.

We remember that our Master said to his disciples, "It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you." In our age multitudes have found that this Comforter is the Christ Science, or Christian Science, taught and demonstrated by Mary Baker Eddy, because it has delivered them from sin, sickness, lack, and in some cases from death itself. It has brought to them greater happiness, better health, better morals, more harmonious living. They are rejoicing that they have been awakened to realize that it is the impersonal Christ, Truth, to which Jesus referred when he said, "Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world," even to the extinction of every false mortal belief.

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