It was a dark and stormy night. At least, that’s what my dog Raven thought! It was nighttime.
The Wednesday testimony meetings in Churches of Christ, Scientist, provide a unique opportunity to publicly share accounts of spiritual inspiration and healing that have occurred through the study and practice of Christian Science. As a child, I enjoyed attending these meetings with my father and grandmother.
Learning about humility is a life’s work, all right! But one of the most important points I’ve learned on the topic is that true humility comes as we get any sense of self-importance completely out of the way—and as we understand humility to be a universal quality, not something that belongs to us personally. This realization came to me through the following experience.
In the Bible we find many accounts of people listening for God’s direction and taking the path to which spiritual inspiration and intuition lead them, step by step relying on God. Starting with Abraham, and all the way through Paul, we see examples of God’s directing and the blessings resulting from obediently following God’s guidance.
Not long ago, I was in a rideshare car on my way to a noon Wednesday testimony meeting at a Church of Christ, Scientist, in my city. My interest in the Christian music the driver was playing on the radio initiated a conversation about our love for God and church.
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O Lord, how manifold are thy works! … the earth is full of thy riches. — Psalms 104:24 Exploring Bible Verses An exploration of Bible citations from the Christian Science Quarterly ® Bible Lessons “.
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. …Be thankful unto him, and bless his name.
For this author, monthly menstrual pain seemed normal—until she began digging deeper into what she’d learned in the Christian Science Sunday School.
In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust: … thou hast given commandment to save me. — Psalms 71:1, 3 Exploring Bible Verses An exploration of Bible citations from the Christian Science Quarterly ® Bible Lessons “.