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Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain. — Joel 2:1 Exploring Bible Verses An exploration of Bible citations from the  Christian Science Quarterly ®   Bible Lessons “.

'Hold up my goings in thy paths ...'

Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not. — Psalms 17:5.

‘This is for You, God’

Is humility a weakness? In many areas of life, especially competitive sports, it might seem like it is. But what I’ve learned through Christian Science and in following Christ Jesus’ example is that humility brings us the greatest strength, even in athletics.

‘Behold, I make all things new’

When we are searching for healing, it might be tempting to think we need to restore something (for example, health, a friendship, a sense of home) that we’ve lost. But healing in Christian Science is always a step forward, not backward, because every healing is a result of a new understanding of God—something we’ve never quite seen in that way before.

Courage and healing

Down through the ages, the story of David and Goliath has inspired countless readers of the Scriptures. But this tale is of particular value to anyone seeking healing through prayer, because it has much to teach us about the importance of courage in healing.

The impact of Christ Jesus’ words

My first recollection of learning about Jesus was at a Protestant Sunday School when I was five or six years old. What I heard that day about him left me awe-struck—he walked on water! It was the most amazing thing I had ever heard, and I wanted to do it too.

Gravity or spiritual ascension?

When I came across a T-shirt with a picture of Einstein and the caption “Don’t let gravity get you down,” I thought that the pun was not only clever and humorous, but that it also bore a powerful metaphysical message. Through many forms of media, we are constantly hearing news that would tend to pull thought downward into discouragement, even hopelessness.

Spiritual reasoning

The book of Nehemiah in the Bible tells about Nehemiah bravely leading the effort to rebuild the destroyed wall around Jerusalem. As the book points out, there was a great deal of resistance to building the wall, much of it led by Sanballat and Geshem.

On the web

Christian Science Sentinel Prayer helps resolve business issue by Victoria Butler Panic and anxiety are replaced by the assurance that God was taking care of this business owner. for more, visit:  sentinel.

A first date that changed my life

When a first date took her to the Christian Science Sunday School, she didn’t know what to expect. What she found was the truth—and it changed her life.