[Following is the text of the program of the above title released for broadcast the week end of February 21–23 in the radio series, "How Christian Science Heals," heard internationally over approximately 800 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. 232 - The Demands of the Prayer That Heals

Speaker: I'm sure that everyone with a serious problem or disease wants to be helped and healed. And the prayer of spiritual understanding' is equal to every need. But it's well to be aware of the fact that true, spiritual healing makes definite demands on the individual. Our guest found this to be so, and she also found healing of a very serious internal growth. We've asked her to tell you about it. This is Mrs. Eleanor Bell, of Oakland, California. When did all this take place, Mrs. Bell?

Mrs. Bell: This experience is one of the most wonderful things that ever happened to me. It took place about eighteen years ago. The difficulty was an internal growth. All the symptoms indicated cancer. But I realized the word "incurable" simply springs from ignorance of God's willingness and ability to heal. I knew personally of a number of wonderful healings accomplished through Christian Science; so I had absolute confidence that the problem would be overcome through reliance on God.

So every day I spent many hours studying the Bible and the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy. There was a great deal of pain, and over a period of six months the condition grew worse. It was all I could do to stay at work.

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