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TRANSPLANTING THE AFFECTIONS

From the October 1950 issue of The Christian Science Journal


The Apostle Paul, in his epistle to the Colossians (3:2) , thus exhorted his fellow Christians: "Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. " The great Apostle of the Gentiles had learned from his own wide experience that the only lasting happiness on earth is found in "the fruit of the Spirit," which he defined as "love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith," and against which, he said, "there is no law" ( Gal.