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God’s law of order

From the March 2016 issue of The Christian Science Journal


The 18th-century English poet Alexander Pope wrote, “Order is heaven’s first law,” an often-quoted line that Mary Baker Eddy refers to as “so eternally true, so axiomatic, that it has become a truism; and its wisdom is as obvious in religion and scholarship as in astronomy or mathematics” ( Retrospection and Introspection, p. 87 ).