"Millions of unprejudiced minds"

In "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" Mary Baker Eddy writes (p. 570), "Millions of unprejudiced minds—simple seekers for Truth, weary wanderers, athirst in the desert—are waiting and watching for rest and drink." The purpose of a Christian Science lecture is to reach "unprejudiced minds," that is, thought receptive to the Christ-idea and "waiting and watching for rest and drink." These "simple seekers for Truth" should constitute a large part of an audience at a Christian Science lecture, and every church member should do his utmost to interest such seekers in attending the lecture.

The story is told that once when she was teaching a class, Mrs. Eddy asked each of the members to heal someone before returning the next morning. Many members of the class were strangers in that community, knowing no one outside the class, but when they convened the following morning each student but one reported that he had healed someone.

Sickness a Temptation
July 12, 1941

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