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'Come to me, peace on earth ...'

Come to me, peace on earth!    From out life’s billowy sea,— A wave of welcome birth,—    The Life that lives in Thee!       O Love divine,       This heart of Thine Is all I need to comfort mine. —Mary Baker Eddy, Poems, p.

'O God, our Father-Mother, Life ...'

O God, our Father-Mother, Life, Reveal in us Thy might, That henceforth we may live to Thee, In all our ways reflecting Thee, And know reality. —Duncan Sinclair, Christian Science Hymnal, No.

'High to heaven let song be soaring'

High to heaven let song be soaring, Borne on faith’s triumphant pinion; Free from sin, our hearts adoring Yield themselves to Love’s dominion. —Maria Louise Baum Christian Science Hymnal, No.

'Where streams of living water flow ...'

Where streams of living water flow    My ransomed soul He leadeth, And where the verdant pastures grow,    With food celestial feedeth. —Henry W.

'Whom have I in heaven ...'

Whom have I in heaven but thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. — Psalms 73:25.

'When Christ changes a belief ...'

When Christ changes a belief of sin or of sickness into a better belief, then belief melts into spiritual understanding, and sin, disease, and death disappear. —Mary Baker Eddy,  Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p.

'Lo, to our widening vision dawns ...'

Lo, to our widening vision dawns    The realm of Soul supreme, Faith-lighted peaks of Spirit stand    Revealed in morning’s beam. —Edith Gaddis Brewer, Christian Science Hymnal, No.

'From all that dwell below the skies ...'

From all that dwell below the skies Let the Creator’s praise arise; Let the Redeemer’s name be sung Through every land, by every tongue.   —Isaac Watts, Christian Science Hymnal, No.

'Let the heaven and earth...'

Let the heaven and earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moveth therein. — Psalms 69:34.

'When Christian Science has melted...'

When Christian Science has melted away the cloud of false witnesses; and the dews of divine grace, falling upon the blighted flowers of fleeting joys, shall lift every thought-leaflet Spiritward; and “Israel after the flesh,” who partaketh of its own altars, shall be no more,—then, “the Israel according to Spirit” shall fill earth with the divine energies, understanding, and ever-flowing tides of spiritual sensation and consciousness. —Mary Baker Eddy, Miscellaneous Writings 1883–1896, p.