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"In him was yea"

[Original in French]

From the December 1968 issue of The Christian Science Journal

The careful study of Christian Science according to the instructions given by Mrs. Eddy is sufficient to equip the student of this religion with a satisfactory healing approach to the problems that arise in his daily experience. The spiritual-mindedness thus obtained is really adequate for us to maintain an affirmative, positive line of thinking that ever emphasizes the good in others, in ourselves, and in all circumstances, no matter what they humanly appear to be.

The Christianly scientific acceptance of the truths of this Science aligns one with the law of God. Christ Jesus' unflinching, exemplary steadfastness along this line is well expressed by the Apostle Paul in one of his Epistles to the Corinthians, "The Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us, ... was not yea and nay, but in him was yea," and further, "For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us."II Cor. 1:19,20;

As God's image and likeness, man has only one possible consent to give—the unconditional approval of God's plan, order, and law ruling the universe. Man, made in His image and likeness, cannot help but approve, build upon, and glorify that which God makes. "God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good."Gen. 1:31; God's divine approval and fiat must of necessity be expressed, or reflected, by all His creation. Mrs. Eddy writes, "Dispensing the Word charitably, but separating the tares from the wheat, let us declare the positive and the negative of metaphysical Science."Miscellaneous Writings, p. 172;

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