Manual For Teachers
Will The World End?
forgiveness is complete, the world does have a purpose. It
becomes the home in which forgiveness is born, and where it grows
and becomes stronger and more all embracing.
it (forgiveness) nourished, for here it is needed. A
gentle Savior, born where sin was made and guilt seemed real.
His home, for here there is need of Him indeed. He
brings the ending of the world with Him. It
is His Call God's teachers answer, turning to Him in silence to
receive His Word.
The world will end when
all things in it have been rightly judged by His Judgment.
The world will end with
the benediction of holiness upon it. When
not one thought of sin remains, the world is over. It will not be
- destroyed nor
- attacked nor
- even touched.
merely cease to seem to be.
this seems to be a long, long while away. "When
not one thought of sin remains" appears to be a long-range
goal indeed. But time stands still and waits on the goal of God's
Not one thought of sin will
remain the instant any one of them accepts the Atonement for himself.
It is not easier to forgive
one sin than to forgive all of them. The
illusion of orders of difficulty is an obstacle the teacher of
God must learn to pass by and leave behind.
One sin perfectly forgiven
by one teacher of God can make salvation complete.
Can you understand this?
No; it is meaningless to
anyone here. Yet
it is the final lesson in which Unity is restored. It
goes against all the thinking of the world, but so does Heaven.