I’ve heard many patients over the years bemoan their lack of faith in God, wonder why a healing hasn’t come yet, and utter something like, “If I could only believe.”
I often reply, “You always believe in something. Move that belief over to God and find the healing you’re looking for!”
There is no requirement that we believe in evil.
Just because evil appears real to the mortal mind doesn’t mean it is real. It’s not. It’s an illusion of the physical senses that can be overcome with Truth and Love. Jesus Christ proved this unequivocally, and millions of people have proved the same since.
Christian Science teaches one to never believe in evil. God is all-powerful good. The omnipotence of God understood and practiced, defeats evil.
To believe in God, is to lose faith in evil. As one has more faith in good than in evil, healing happens.
In everyday life, there may be times when evil appears real, but when we put Christian Science into practice and move our faith from evil over to God, we find the spiritual inspiration we need to conquer that evil.
You are under no obligation to believe in evil. It’s not necessary.
You are free to move your faith over to God and find quicker healing.
It’s inevitable that all evil submit to the omnipotence of good, and the sooner the better. Make it sooner by putting your faith in God. It’s the happier and healthier way to live.
“Jesus said: ‘These signs shall follow them that believe; . . . they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover’” Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health, p. 38.