Wonders Out of God's Law

[The following Christian Science program of the above title was presented on Sunday, August 6, over the Columbia Broadcasting System "Church of the Air." The speaker was Peter J. Henniker-Heaton.]

In the Bible in the Book of Psalms you'll find this verse—it's really a prayer: "Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law" (119:18). But can wonders come out of law? The answer to this question and its practical importance to all of us is what I'd now like to talk about.

First, let's slightly reword the Psalmist's prayer and say, "Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold miracles out of thy law." This takes no undue liberty with language. "Wonder" is from a Germanic root; "miracle" is from a Latin one. They are essentially words of the same meaning from different sources.

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