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Do we worship substance or shadow?

From the December 1983 issue of The Christian Science Journal


When ordered by Nebuchadnezzar to fall down and worship the golden image he had made or suffer the consequences, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego refused. The Hebrew captives explained: "If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.