I AM A PRACTITIONER

If a student of Christian Science should be called upon for help, could he honestly excuse himself by saying, "I am not a practitioner," even though he may add, "I will gladly help you find one"? The question which all must face sooner or later is this: "Are there two kinds of Christian Scientists, those who practice their religion and those who just accept its benefits?" As a matter of fact, no one really knows how good a Christian Scientist he is until he is confronted with a problem and his ability to solve it through the application of his knowledge of Christian Science is put to the test.

Under the marginal heading "The armor of divinity" on page 571 of the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," Mary Baker Eddy writes as follows: "Know thyself, and God will supply the wisdom and the occasion for a victory over evil." If a Christian Scientist were to think of himself as unwilling to put Science into practice, this state of mind would preclude his receiving the blessing in this promise.

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