One of the questions asked in...

One of the questions asked in our "Communion Hymn," which was written by our Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, reads (Poems, p. 75): "Felt ye the power of the Word?" I am very happy and grateful to be able to testify that for a period of almost forty years, on every occasion when help was needed and Christian Science was rightly applied, I have felt "the power of the Word."

One time while at work I thought that I was coming down with the grippe. I remembered Mrs. Eddy's admonition in Science and Health (p. 390), "Meet the incipient stages of disease with as powerful mental opposition as a legislator would employ to defeat the passage of an inhuman law." And I did just that. I mentally denied the suggestion that I was becoming sick and declared the truth about myself as taught in Christian Science. All during the day I tried hard to let only true thoughts of God and man enter my consciousness, and before the day was over I was completely healed. I felt "the power of the Word."

Testimony of Healing
That an understanding of the...
December 15, 1956

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