<p>Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; there shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
looking over the "New Testament in the Original Greek, Revised by Westcott and Hort," I find in the list of "Rejected Readings" the Greek word translated "fasting" in the King James Version of Mark, 9:29; so that the verse should read as it does in the Revised Version: "And he said unto them, This kind can come out by nothing, save by prayer.
The term punishment, if attached to Deity, should have a meaning differing from that which is current, since its common use is to refer to an affliction which is prompted either by wrath or a mere determination to offset an evil deed with its merited pain.
The philosophy of Christian Science is idealistic, that is, things exist as objectified states of consciousness; they have no real existence apart from divine Mind which gives them individuality and identity.
Christian Scientists contend that since the universe and man are governed and sustained by divine law, a single demonstration in overcoming sin, disease, and death, through the understanding and application of this law, proves the possibility of overcoming all sin, disease, and death.
Christian Scientists rest secure in the consciousness of the integrity of their motives, they are striving to be Christian, to overcome evil with good, and to aid in the physical, moral, and spiritual regeneration of humanity.
Peace Conference at Portsmouth recalls similar events in the world's history, and invites an answer to the question, How far have all such negotiations tended to bring real peace and progress to mankind?
we note the apparent stillness and stability of the earth, it does not seem surprising that until a relatively recent date men thought of it as the motionless center of the universe, and adjusted their astronomical speculations thereto.
If the study of Science and Health had not made me love the Bible and its teachings a great deal more, and also made me more desirous of following Christ's example, I would have had nothing to do with it, for I loved the church of which I had for eighteen years been a member.
with contributions from W. F. Whitlock, W. J. Dawson
The sure word of prophecy which will yet give us a better religion and a more confident assurance of faith, is that God reveals himself to man, not through external nature, not through portents in the sky, not through tables of stone written upon by a divine finger, not through messages dictated to passive scribes of prophecy and the law, but through the quick experience of holy souls, to men and women who have been inspired, instructed, and illuminated by the light which lighteth every man that cometh into the world, who have, out of their own struggles with faith and fortune, wrought out their thoughts of God and discovered the wisdom and love which are revealed in all human life and human experience.
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