“Just the facts, ma’am,” said detective Joe Friday, as he interviewed witnesses on the old TV show Dragnet. And that’s what we get in this week’s Christian Science Bible Lesson, titled “Reality”—just the facts about the Christ and the kingdom of God.
Profound questions help students think deeply, discovering new insights and powerful truths. This week’s Bible Lesson titled “Matter” poses at least 33 such questions! All of them require us to choose our answers carefully, and then live those answers.
Recently when I was feeling quite sad about a situation, I remembered a saying on a mug at a friend’s home. It read, “Just when the caterpillar thought life was over, it turned into a butterﬂy.
This week’s Christian Science Bible Lesson, titled “Man,” reminds us of our perfection as God-created men and women, and shows us how to look for that perfection in each other. The word perfect is used over 20 times.
Why would this week’s Christian Science Quarterly Bible Lesson, titled “Christ Jesus,” be so filled with words such as law and liberty? The Golden Text shows their connection: “The law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death” ( Romans 8:2 ). Watch how this liberating law is applied throughout the Lesson.
This week’s Bible Lesson, titled “Mind,” is full of inspiring examples of God’s wisdom succeeding where human wisdom fails. They are the fruits of obeying the command in the Golden Text, “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
Do you long with your soul to feel God’s presence? Do you long to be free of sin, sickness, or fear? Well, you’re not alone, and this week’s Bible Lesson, titled “Soul,” is prepared for you! The authors of Psalms also expressed great yearning. Section 1 opens with Psalm 84, where the author cries that his “soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord” ( verse 2 , citation 1).
This week’s Bible Lesson, titled “Spirit,” begins, “The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life” (Job 33:4, Golden Text, English Standard Version). Since we are created by the one, life-giving Spirit, every breath we take is evidence of divine cause and effect, expressing divine Life in every aspect of our true being.
Isaac, perhaps the least-known of the Old Testament patriarchs, will become a better-known friend to students of this week’s Bible Lesson titled “Love. ” Two extended narratives from Genesis are at its center (see Section 2 and 3, Genesis 24, citation 7, and Genesis 26, cit.
At a time when people are focused on getting exercise more than ever before, walking is still considered one of the best ways of staying in shape. What if walking took on a spiritual dimension of following paths that lead to understanding God, Truth? What would be required? How do we find such a “path”? This week’s Bible Lesson on “Truth” explains how.