[Following is the text of the program of the above title released for broadcast the week end of May 21–23 in the radio series, "How Christian Science Heals," heard internationally over about 600 stations. This is one of the weekly programs produced by the Christian Science Committee on Publication, 107 Falmouth Street, Boston 15, Massachusetts.]

RADIO PROGRAM No. 36 - You Can Pass the Tests of Life

On this program George Favre of Belmont, Massachusetts, told of his own experience, as follows:

I think any college or high school student would recognize my situation as typical. I'd completed the work for a required course as well as I knew how, and felt confident that I understood the material. But when time came for final exams, I got uneasy. I'd often argued about certain aspects of the course and the way the professor presented them. I guess I gave the impression that I wasn't open to what the subject had to offer. At any rate I felt the instructor was offended. This misunderstanding didn't clear up, and I was afraid I'd be given a poor mark when the grades came out.

The night before the final examination I was stricken with severe stomach pains. I had been taught in the Christian Science Sunday School that the cause of sickness is mental and that it can be healed by spiritual means. So, I started to correct my thinking. I knew that God is infinite good and He made the real man in His image and likeness—therefore it was impossible for man to be less than perfect and harmonious. I was certain these spiritual truths would correct the situation. This prayerful thinking took some time; so I went to bed that night without having studied for the examination. When I got up in the morning the pain still bothered me. For a while it seemed that I would have to postpone the test. But I continued to pray on the way to the exam, even though I still felt quite sick.

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