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Let Us Run With Patience The Race

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Announcements Forums Doctrine of Atonement – October 16th, 2016 Let Us Run With Patience The Race

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    The race before us is the same that was for the Hebrews. From Matthew Henry commentary: The persevering obedience of faith in Christ, was the race set before the Hebrews, wherein they must either win the crown of glory, or have everlasting misery for their portion; and it is set before us.

    We cannot become aware of this Christ within each of us without the quality of patience, since there is the giving up of the old involved in this process, in order for us to see correctly what we have always had….our true being. We cannot run the race effectively with those old habits of wrong thinking. With the many examples from Jesus’ life, Mrs. Eddy’s and many others we can press on denying all that would hinder us and be encouraged instead of discouraged when the race appear slow.

    From (Poems, p. 69):—
    “Father-Mother good, lovingly
    Thee I seek,—
    Patient, meek,
    In the way Thou hast,—
    Be it slow or fast,
    Up to Thee.”

    This is helpful to remember when the evils of impatience and discouragement try us.

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