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Mary Baker Eddy: Christian Healer
The demand for more grace | page 175

For the world to understand me in my true light, and life, would do more for our Cause than aught else could. This I learn from the fact that the enemy tries harder to hide these two things from the world than to win any other points. Also Jesus’ life and character in their first appearing were treated in like manner. And I regret to see that loyal students are not more awake to this great demand in their measures to meet the enemies tactics.6


(By “the enemy” Mrs. Eddy was referring to the “carnal mind” St. Paul speaks of in Romans 8:7.)

She also saw the demand for Christian Scientists to be awake to the need for readily practicing Science at all times: “Oh how I wish all of my students were awake and demonstrating as they ought the divine Love pouring out upon us such miracles of favor. Today a runaway horse with a sleigh dangling behind    

6. L07433, letter in The Mary Baker Eddy Collection; Mrs. Eddy wrote this letter to Edward Kimball. See also Years of Authority, p. 60.

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