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The winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. — Matthew 7:25 Exploring Bible Verses An exploration of Bible citations from the  Christian Science Quarterly ®   Bible Lessons “.

Favorite Bible characters

My favorite Bible character is Daniel, because he was safe in the lions’ den after a king put him in there (see Daniel, chap. 6 ).

No more fear

For many years I was a fearful person. Many fearful thoughts would come into my mind related to the present and future.

Dispelling clouds of self-doubt

It is a cause of great concern today that the number of young people struggling with anxiety and depression is on the rise. But research conducted a few years ago offers a glimmer of hope.

Our ability and authority to give freely

Christ Jesus once said to his disciples, “Freely ye have received, freely give” ( Matthew 10:8 ). Spiritually understood, this teaching shows the precise relationship between the good we receive from God and our ability to give.

Testimony meetings give glory to God

A white-haired man rose slowly to his feet. With a heavy accent, he told his heart-rending story of finding Christian Science in a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War I, and how it saved his life.

Divine Principle and the best in human nature

In looking back at the events of this past year, there’s no doubt that one of the most inspiring and heartening was the rescue of 12 boys and their coach from deep inside a cave in northern Thailand. The plight of those boys captured worldwide attention several months ago, and the rescue provided ample reason to marvel at the extraordinary humanitarian effort.

Why gratitude matters

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about gratitude. It’s pretty widely acknowledged that being grateful is good for you.

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Bible Lens—Thanksgiving

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. …Be thankful unto him, and bless his name.