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The reward of single-mindedness

From the October 2017 issue of The Christian Science Journal

Pontius Pilate must have glimpsed something of the spiritual consciousness exhibited by Christ Jesus when he said to those who had accused Jesus, “I find no fault in him” ( John 19:6 ). How could there be any fault in Jesus, whose whole life was a constant “yea, yea” to Truth—to integrity, wisdom, unselfishness, to the purity of God’s creation—and a “nay, nay” to error—to confusion, hatred, selfishness, to all that would contradict God’s perfect work? Pilate found only truth in Jesus, even as Jesus had told him (see John 18:37 ).