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‘As in heaven, so on earth’

From the June 2015 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Many readers will recognize this title as a portion of Mary Baker Eddy’s spiritual interpretation of the line in the Lord’s Prayer given by Christ Jesus to his followers: “Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven” ( Matthew 6:10 ). Her interpretation reads in full: “Enable us to know,—as in heaven, so on earth,—God is omnipotent, supreme” ( Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.