"Our sufficiency is of God"

[Written Especially for Young People]

David was a talented youth, who had done brilliantly at school and college. In the face of considerable competition he had won a scholarship that carried with it free tuition in a well-known university. Friends and acquaintances thought David showed promise of a grand career. They believed him to be a young man who would make his mark in whatever profession he selected.

From early childhood he had had the advantage of attending a Christian Science Sunday School, and many and convincing were the proofs of the healing power of Truth which he and his mother, either through their own understanding or with the help of a Christian Science practitioner, had witnessed.

As David grew to young manhood, however, and the school and college curriculum, as well as intercourse with those who were not students of this Science, claimed more and more of his attention, material things appeared to him to assume greater importance. And this went on, until the teaching of Christian Science, which David had loved so much as a small boy, seemed to lose its vital significance.

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God Walks with Me
February 4, 1939

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