Subject: Shall not the judge of all the earth do right?

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Heb 10:16
This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them;

Neh 8:1-4 (to ;),5,6,7-12 and the
And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the Lord had commanded to Israel. And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.  And he read therein before the street that was before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law.  And Ezra the scribe stood upon a pulpit of wood, which they had made for the purpose;

And Ezra opened the book in the sight of all the people; (for he was above all the people;) and when he opened it, all the people stood up: And Ezra blessed the Lord, the great God. And all the people answered, Amen, Amen, with lifting up their hands: and they bowed their heads, and worshipped the Lord with their faces to the ground. 

and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place.  So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.  #And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the priest the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said unto all the people, This day is holy unto the Lord your God; mourn not, nor weep.  For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the law.  Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the Lord is your strength.  So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.  And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them. 

I Cor 1:19 it is,20,22-29
it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.  Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? 

For the Jews require a sign, and the Greeks seek after wisdom: But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness; But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God.  Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.  For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called: But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence. 

I Cor 2:7-16 we speak
we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory: Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.  But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.  But God hath revealed them unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.  For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God.  Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.  Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.  But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.  But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.  For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him?  But we have the mind of Christ. 

Rom 11:33-36
O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God!  how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!  For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counseller?  Or who hath first given to him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again?  For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen. 

Heb 8:10
For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord; I will put my laws into their mind, and write them in their hearts: and I will be to them a God, and they shall be to me a people:

James 5:9 behold
behold, the judge standeth before the door. 

Gen 18:25 Shall not
Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right? 


Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures
by Mary Baker Eddy

442:3,16-18
Our statute is spiritual, our Government is divine.  "Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?"

  Neither animal magnetism nor hypnotism enters into the practice of Christian Science, in which truth cannot be reversed, but the reverse of error is true.

102:1,30-31
  Animal magnetism has no scientific foundation, for God governs all that is real, harmonious, and eternal, and His power is neither animal nor human.  Its basis being a belief and this belief animal, in Science animal magnetism, mesmerism, or hypnotism is a mere negation, possessing neither intelligence, power, nor reality, and in sense it is an unreal concept of the so-called mortal mind. 

  Mankind must learn that evil is not power.  Its so-called despotism is but a phase of nothingness.

106:12-29
  Man's rights are invaded when the divine order is interfered with, and the mental trespasser incurs the divine penalty due this crime. 
  Let this age, which sits in judgment on Christian Science, sanction only such methods as are demonstrable in Truth and known by their fruit, and classify all others as did St. Paul in his great epistle to the Galatians, when he wrote as follows:
  "Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, ^witchcraft^, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law."

229:15-32
  By universal consent, mortal belief has constituted itself a law to bind mortals to sickness, sin, and death.  This customary belief is misnamed material law, and the individual who upholds it is mistaken in theory and in practice.  The so-called law of mortal mind, conjectural and speculative, is made void by the law of immortal Mind, and false law should be trampled under foot. 
  If God causes man to be sick, sickness must be good, and its opposite, health, must be evil, for all that He makes is good and will stand forever. If the transgression of God's law produces sickness, it is right to be sick; and we cannot if we would, and should not if we could, annul the decrees of wisdom.  It is the transgression of a belief of mortal mind, not of a law of matter nor of divine Mind, which causes the belief of sickness. The remedy is Truth, not matter,--the truth that disease is ^unreal^.

447:1-14
  The heavenly law is broken by trespassing upon man's individual right of self-government.  We have no authority in Christian Science and no moral right to attempt to influence the thoughts of others, except it be to benefit them.  In mental practice you must not forget that erring human opinions, conflicting selfish motives, and ignorant attempts to do good may render you incapable of knowing or judging accurately the need of your fellow-men.  Therefore the rule is, heal the sick when called upon for aid, and save the victims of the mental assassins. 
  Ignorance, subtlety, or false charity does not forever conceal error; evil will in time disclose and punish itself.

182:32-7
The law of Christ, or Truth, makes all things possible to Spirit; but the so-called laws of matter would render Spirit of no avail, and demand obedience to materialistic codes, thus departing from the basis of one God, one lawmaker.  To suppose that God constitutes laws of inharmony is a mistake; discords have no support from nature or divine law, however much is said to the contrary.

183:14
Truth never made error necessary, nor devised a law to perpetuate error. 

161:11-23
  In 1880, Massachusetts put her foot on a proposed tyrannical law, restricting the practice of medicine.  If her sister States follow this example in harmony with our Constitution and Bill of Rights, they will do less violence to that immortal sentiment of the Declaration, "Man is endowed by his Maker with certain inalienable rights, among which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."
  The oppressive state statutes touching medicine remind one of the words of the famous Madame Roland, as she knelt before a statue of Liberty, erected near the guillotine: "Liberty, what crimes are committed in thy name!"

391:17-18
  Justice is the moral signification of law.  Injustice declares the absence of law.

95:11
Error of any kind cannot hide from the law of God. 

542:7-8
Truth, through her eternal laws, unveils error.

184:12
Truth, Life, and Love are the only legitimate and eternal demands on man, and they are spiritual lawgivers, enforcing obedience through divine statutes.  

Hymn 103
 
 Florence L. Heywood
 
 Hear our prayer, O gracious Father,
   Author of celestial good,
 That Thy laws so pure and holy
   May be better understood.
 
 Armed with faith, may we press onward,
   Knowing nothing but Thy will;
 Conquering every storm of error
   With the sweet words:  Peace, be still.
 
 Like the star of Bethlehem shining,
   Love will guide us all the way,
 From the depths of error's darkness
   Into Truth's eternal day.

Hymn 113
  
 From the Armenian Liturgy
 Translated by Leon Tourian
 Adapted
 
 Holiness becomes Thy house,
   'Tis Thou who dost dwell in light;
 Thou begirt with majesty,
 Gird us with Truth,
   And with Thy great might.
 
 Send Thou forth Thy power and love,
   In beauty of holiness;
 We would here commune with Thee,
 Eternal God,
   Be Thou near to bless.
 
 O supreme and perfect One,
   O Lord, praise to Thee is due;
 Clothe us in the grace of love,
 Maintain Thy church
   To Thy service true.

Hymn 111
 
 Isaac Watts*
 
 High in the heavens, eternal God,
   Thy goodness in full glory shines;
 Thy truth shall break through every cloud
   That veils and darkens Thy designs.
 
 Forever firm Thy justice stands,
   As mountains their foundations keep:
 How wise the wonders of Thy hands;
   Thy judgments are a mighty deep.
 
 Life, like a fountain rich and free,
   Springs from the presence of my Lord;
 And in Thy light we all shall see
   The glories promised in Thy Word.

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