They were so willing to leave their fishing boats, their various trades, their homes and loved ones; they were so eager to climb the mount and to listen to the wondrous words of the blessed Master; and with what awe they must have seen the blind joyously receive sight, the lame and halt leap up and go forth free, all manner of sickness vanish before their eyes, and even those upon whom the shadow of death had fallen awake to a renewed sense of activity! Those faithful disciples—that little band of Jesus' own choice, which had followed him into the desert—had been witness to all these mighty works, had seen the scant supply of loaves and fishes become more than an abundance to feed the tired, hungry multitudes; and yet, we read, after all these experiences, as they traveled along the well-known road to Capernaum they fell to arguing among themselves!
In his epistle to the Romans Paul says, "Be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
Through the endeavor to put into practice the truths we glean from the Bible and the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, these books become more and more understandable to us.
Viewed from the standpoint of material sense, substance is composed of that which can be detected by the material senses.
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Healing through spiritual means alone is still regarded with disfavor by many Christians.