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    “To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself…. Now then … as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God.” (2 Corinthians 5:19-20).

    So, atonement, reconciliation, is not automatic. It is a process, a two-way street.

    At the start of any concert, just before the orchestra plays the first note of the first piece, the concertmaster (first violinist) plays the note A, to which all the players in that orchestra must tune their instruments. The concertmaster does not leave his/her chair to tune each musician’s instrument; each musician is required to listen and to tune his/her instrument alone.

    Atonement is attuning my being, day by day, to the keynote of heaven, the standard pitch set by the concertmaster, Christ.

    In his booklet, “Dissolving Barriers,” John L. Morgan summarizes the second chapter of Mrs. Eddy’s textbook, Science & Health (“Atonement and Eucharist”) thus:

    “…[I]n this context, eucharist focuses on the price we are required to pay to experience at-one-ment. This price is that we have to give up all personal sense of a separate self.”


    I love this! Thank you.


    What a wonderful example. Thank you


    Anything worth having is worth working for, including atonement, being reconciled to God, attuning to Christ. This is not work but a blessing. No one can do it for us, HOW WONDERFUL! With God all things are possible! Thank God!


    “Atonement is attuning my being, day by day, to the keynote of heaven, the standard pitch set by the concertmaster, Christ.”

    This is inspiring, thank you!


    “…..the standard pitch set by the concertmaster, Christ.”

    That is inspiringly beautiful Parthens! Hence no “discords” from the belief of a self apart from God. All in obedience and in one accord as the concert master’s signal. Powerful reminder to always strive to realize more of my Christlikeness,by living it, in tune with the perfect model, the Truth of man’s Being. Thank you!

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