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the temple of God

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    “Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?” I CORINTHIANS 3 : 16

    “Would you rush forth single-handed to combat the foe? Nay, would you not rather strengthen your citadel by every means in your power, and remain within the walls for its defense? Likewise should we do as metaphysicians and Christian Scientists. The real house in which “we live, and move, and have our being” is Spirit, God, the eternal harmony of infinite Soul. The enemy we confront would overthrow this sublime fortress, and it behooves us to defend our heritage. How can we do this Christianly scientific work? By intrenching ourselves in the knowledge that our true temple is no human fabrication, but the superstructure of Truth, reared on the foundation of Love, and pinnacled in Life. Such being its nature, how can our godly temple possibly be demolished, or even disturbed? Can eternity end? Can Life die? Can Truth be uncertain? Can Love be less than boundless? Referring to this temple, our Master said: ‘Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.’ He also said: ‘The kingdom of God is within you.’ Know, then, that you possess sovereign power to think and act rightly, and that nothing can dispossess you of this heritage and trespass on Love.” by Mary Baker Eddy, Pulpit and Press p. 2-3

    What a powerful Bible Lesson to help us intrench(fortify), “ourselves in the knowledge that our true temple is no human fabrication, but the superstructure of Truth.”

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