Picture the disciples at the last supper, their final meeting with the Master before his crucifixion. In his tender “farewell discourse,” Christ Jesus washes his disciples’ feet and confides that he’ll be leaving them soon, because one of the disciples will betray him.
The book Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures is packed with Bible quotations, allusions, and references. Author Mary Baker Eddy was a lifelong student of the Scriptures.
The Bible stories in this week’s Lesson, titled “Soul,” give us insight into the multifaceted aspects of Soul expressed in all creation for all time. We hear God’s comforting promise of Soul’s expression in Leviticus, “I will walk among you, and will be your God” ( 26:12 , Responsive Reading).
An early Christian Scientist, Anna B. White, once lamented to Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science, that she (Mrs.
Most readers probably feel they have an intuitive understanding of what love is—attributes such as affection, compassion, etc. This week’s Bible Lesson, titled “Love”, explores how mortal assumptions about love can lead to inharmony—even death—while divine Love offers and sustains complete and fulfilling life in the very same situations.
Maybe you know Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie, which included the song “Second Chances. ” This week’s Christian Science Bible Lesson on Truth might be subtitled: “Counter-cultural risk takers and the God of second chances.
“Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust” ( Psalms 16:1 , Responsive Reading) is a prayer at the heart of this week’s Bible Lesson, titled “Life. ” Abram puts his trust in God to “shew me the path of life” ( Psalms 16:11 , RR).
Often prayer comes to us when we’re on bended knee: “Help me,” “Show me,” “Forgive me. ” When we’re in a difficult situation, a few words spoken with simple honesty can change our world.
We’ve all encountered challenges that seem impossible to surmount such as spiraling debt, a debilitating illness, a natural disaster. This week’s Christian Science Bible Lesson, titled “God,” offers compelling spiritual encouragement for anyone grappling with such issues.
We never wake up in the morning, hoping the law of gravity is working that day, because we’re accustomed to accepting gravity as a law that is always in place. This week’s Bible Lesson, titled “Christian Science,” describes the Science of being, or “the natural law of harmony” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.