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"THE ONE ONLY WAY"
The many references throughout the Bible to "the way" indicate that mankind has been searching earnestly for the way to heaven, called in earliest times the promised land; by Christ Jesus, the Wayshower, the kingdom of heaven; and later, by John, the holy city. Today many are looking for peace of mind and are finding it through Christian Science, the way of Truth.
Too often suggestions of fear and insecurity tempt mankind to believe that the way is external to them, as indicated by the Israelites' long forty-year effort to reach the promised land, and later by frustrated attempts on the part of Christians to enter the kingdom of heaven by human means. Christ Jesus taught his disciples that the only way one can enter God's kingdom is by proving its reign within one's real, or spiritual, consciousness. He said (Luke 17:21), "The kingdom of God is within you." Christian Science, as discovered by Mary Baker Eddy through the study of the Bible alone, reveals that only as one becomes conscious here and now that man is one with God, good, as His expression can every suggestion of evil be dissipated and reality be his only experience.
A Christian Scientist known to the writer found himself suddenly ill and with pressing demands upon his time, which forced him at once to acknowledge and obey the one supreme and infinite God. He opened the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy, at random and read the marginal heading on page 242, "The one only way," and then the sentence, "It is to know no other reality — to have no other consciousness of life — than good, God and His reflection, and to rise superior to the so-called pain and pleasure of the senses." He said to himself, "I know this, and I have risen superior to certain pains and pleasures of the senses." At once the sense of illness as well as the pressing demands simply failed to present themselves to him.
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"THE SIMPLICITY THAT IS IN CHRIST"
JAMES K. WESTOVER
DISEASE IS MENTAL
BESSIE L. CARN
"THE ONE ONLY WAY"
JAMES CHRISTIE STACK
MAN LIVES BY GOD'S WORD
VIOLETTE M. LEE
SALVATION THROUGH TRUE EDUCATION
WILLIAM F. MEIER
ABUNDANCE OF GOOD
HERBERT E. FROST
TRUE IDENTITY VERSUS MATERIAL MASQUERADE
GOD'S BOUNTY IS FOR ALL
Esther M. Scheck Moore
Helen Wood Bauman
"THE SIGN OF THE PROPHET JONAS"
Robert Ellis Key
More than twenty-five years ago,...
Gordon H. Smith
It was my great privilege to attend...
Miriam F. Sheardown
The study of Christian Science...
Grace M. Church with contributions from Grace M. Taggart
I was reared in a devout home...
John Wesley Kiplinger
It is with a heart full of joy that I...
It is with humble gratitude for...
Alfred N. Dunnell
Christian Science has held my...
Grace W. Lindzy
In the Bible we read (Matt. 5:6),...
In 1930 I was healed of a broken...
Thressa A. Olsen
I am submitting this testimony in...
M. Grace Pearce
Signs of the Times
with contributions from L. D. Gottschall, Horace E. Hewitt, Marshall Ketchum, L. Harrison Ludwig