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May 27, 1903. Handle the thought of reversal. You can do it.
The reign of harmony is; you can make it rain; it can water the
earth. Is there a devil that can reverse God’s government? No.
Then have faith as a grain of mustard seed. You can.  Mary Baker Eddy  (Oakes, Richard, Course In Divinity and General Collectanea, p.5)

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May 26, 1903. Mother’s Lesson on Rain
The gentle clouds and the gentle rain fall upon the just and the
unjust; no electricity, no thunder and no lightning, no cyclone, no
tornado, no destruction, for the dear Father’s face looks out from
the cloud in love and in harmony. No malice, and no hatred – or
there is nothing to interfere with His government in Love. There
shall be the gentle and beautiful rain upon the earth to water the
whole face of the earth.  Mary Baker Eddy  (Oakes, Richard, Course in Divinity and General Collectanea, p.5)

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BEFORE – 12

Examine yourselves, and see what, and how much, sin claims of you; and how much of this claim you admit as valid, or comply with. The knowledge of evil that brings on repentance is the most hopeful stage of mortal mentality. Even a mild mistake must be seen as a mistake, in order to be corrected; how much more, then, should one’s sins be seen and repented of, before they can be reduced to their native nothingness!   Eddy, Mary Baker, Miscellaneous Writings, p.109:8-15

 

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BEFORE – 11

Three cardinal points must be gained before poor humanity is regenerated and Christian Science is demonstrated: (1) A proper sense of sin; (2) repentance; (3) the understanding of good. Evil is a negation: it never started with time, and it cannot keep pace with eternity. Mortals’ false senses pass through three states and stages of human consciousness before yielding error. The deluded sense must first be shown its falsity through a knowledge of evil as evil, so-called. Without a sense of one’s oft-repeated violations of divine law, the individual may become morally blind, and this deplorable mental state is moral idiocy. The lack of seeing one’s deformed mentality, and of repentance therefor, deep, never to be repented of, is retarding, and in certain morbid instances stopping, the growth of Christian Scientists. Without a knowledge of his sins, and repentance so severe that it destroys them, no person is or can be a Christian Scientist.   Eddy, Mary Baker, Miscellaneous Writings, p.107:14

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BEFORE – PROSE – 9

We must exterminate self before we can successfully war with mankind. Then, at last, the right will boil over the brim of life and the fire that purifies sense with Soul will be extinguished. It is not Science for the wicked to wallow or the good to weep.   Eddy, Mary Baker, Message to the Mother Church, 1900, p.8:21

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BEFORE – 7

Though the divine rebuke is effectual to the pulling down of sin’s strongholds, it may stir the human heart to resist Truth, before this heart becomes obediently receptive of the heavenly discipline. If the Christian Scientist recognize the mingled sternness and gentleness which permeate justice and Love, he will not scorn the timely reproof, but will so absorb it that this warning will be within him a spring, welling up into unceasing spiritual rise and progress. Patience and obedience win the golden scholarship of experimental tuition.  Eddy, Mary Baker, Retrospection and Introspection. p.80:12