When the argument of hard times or lack confronts the Christian Scientist, he begins to realize the utter falsity of the argument by turning to the contemplation of spiritual fact, fact which reveals God as the ever present source of abundance, and man as continually surrounded by and living in the fullness of God's protection, love, and goodness.
In carefully considering Christian Science treatment and comparing it with the manner in which Jesus overcame all forms of evil and disease, we find that our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, has discovered and revealed, for the practical use of every earnest seeker, the same Christly methods as were used by the Master.
The children of Israel had crossed the Jordan.
In John we read, "Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
Throughout her writings our dear Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, many times emphasizes the need for all those who wish to demonstrate the rules of Christian Science healing to read, study, and ponder the Word of God, as found in the Bible and her textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," as well as in all her other writings.
It is recorded in John's Gospel that when Jesus was told that his friend Lazarus was sick, he replied, "This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.