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Concessions Outworn

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Announcements Forums Unreality — October 3rd, 2021 Concessions Outworn

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    “I shall be with you personally very seldom. I have a work to do that, in the words of our Master, ‘ye know not of.’ From the interior of Africa to the utmost parts of the earth, the sick and the heavenly homesick or hungry hearts are calling on me for help, and I am helping them.” (Miscellany, by Mrs. Eddy.. 147:25–30). This sentence marked the closing forever of Mrs. Eddy’s concessions to unreality in serving the church she founded.

    “… [Y]ea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we him no more.” (II Corinthians 5:16)

    Like Jesus at the last supper here we find the very discoverer and founder of Christian Science herself, late in life, could no longer consent to baby-sitting matter regarding the Christian Science organization.

    “The Passover, which Jesus ate with his disciples . . . on the night before his crucifixion . . . in the twilight of a glorious career . . . closed forever Jesus’ . . . concessions to matter.” (Science and Health, 1910 edition, p. 32:28 – 33:1)

    Thus may God grant that I so follow in the footsteps of Christ Jesus and Mrs. Eddy, from matter to Spirit, from personal to impersonal, from unreality to reality, heedless of the cost.

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