[Following is the text of the program of the above title released for broadcast the week end of June 20–22 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. 249 - How Magnifying God Can Bring Healing

Speaker: When we're faced with an emergency or with chronic troubles and feel discouraged, God may seem to be very far away. But in reality God is always with us; our need is to increase or magnify our understanding of Him. Our guest today overcame a severe emergency with confidence in God's presence and power. And our program will tell you something of how you can find help and healing by learning to magnify God. Now I'd like you to meet James Chancey, of Dallas, Texas. This was an unusual experience you had, wasn't it? And we're eager to hear about it. Where were you living when this occurred?

Mr. Chancey: This happened when we lived in Augusta, Georgia. One Sunday we went for a ride with another couple and stopped at a filling station to see a young lion they had there. It was late afternoon and dark in the cage; so we were all lined up, sort of squatting down to see better, and I had our three-year-old daughter in my arms.

The owner went inside the cage to make the lion do some tricks, but the next thing I knew, the lion reached through the bars and grabbed my head between his paws and started pulling me toward the cage. On one side, his claws were under my jawbone, and on the other, he had me by the cheek. Someone took our little girl from me, and with both my hands free I was finally able to get loose, but only after the lion had done quite a bit of damage. When the owner saw me, he said: "Get to a doctor as quick as you can. Don't delay!"

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