Kingdom of Heaven

  1. Unselfishness - not own interests, others first, charitable
    SH 516:12-13 Love, redolent with unselfishness, bathes all in beauty and light. 

    Phil 2:3-7 in humility regard others as better than yourselves. Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others.  Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but emptied himself, taking the form of a [servant],  nrsv
  2. goodness -  pleasant, favorable, suitable
    Psa. 37:23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord,And He delights in his way.

    SH 119:21  - God is natural good, and is represented only by the idea of goodness; while evil should be regarded as unnatural, because it is opposed to the nature of Spirit, God.
  3. mercy - trust God is just, care for another even if suffer, compassion for weak or poor, treat others better than deserve
    Prov. 11:17  The merciful man does good for his own soul,But he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.

    Mis. 11:14-23  Love metes out divine mercy, not human justice.  doing h.j. not leaving all to God and return blessing
  4. Justice - fair in dealings, impartial, equity, beyond individual rights
    SH 542:19-22Let Truth uncover and destroy error in God’s own way, and let human justice pattern the divine. Sin will receive its full penalty, both for what it is and for what it does. 

    Phil 1:9-10 your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, that you may approve the things that are excellent,
  5. Health - harmony, sound, well organized, wholesome, & in which all perform freely
    prov. 3:1,2,7,8   dont forget law, let heart keep commandments - length of days, long life, and peace.  not wise in own eyes, fear Lord and depart from evil.  shall be health to navel, marrow to bones

    SH 120:15-17 Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind; nor can the material senses bear reliable testimony on the subject of health.
  6. holiness - not in common with evil, purity of heart, pure affections, innocence
    Mis. 15:9  spiritualize  thought and desire, the true perception of God and divine Science, that results in health, happiness, and holiness. 

    Eph. 4:24 clothe yourselves with the new self, created according to the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.
  7. love - love God with joy delight pleasure, benevolence toward others, gratitude for gifts received
    SH 13:2-3  Love is impartial and universal in its adaptation and bestowals. 

    Jer. 31:3 I have loved you with an everlasting love;Therefore with lovingkindness I have drawn you
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Kingdom of Heaven
This is from a passage from the book "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy: "Let unselfishness, goodness, mercy, justice, health, holiness, love — the kingdom of heaven — reign within us, and sin, disease, and death will diminish until they finally disappear." (page 248)