"It's a miracle!"

When something unusual occurs—someone is suddenly healed of what was supposed to be an incurable disease, a calamity is averted, an event which is difficult to explain takes place— people are apt to declare, "It's a miracle!" But what do they mean?

It has been commonly accepted that God governs the universe in general through natural laws but that on occasion, in some unknown way and for some unknown reason, the Supreme Being intervenes on behalf of an individual or group, sets aside a natural law, and acts directly, This is called a miracle.

However, Mrs. Eddy defines "miracle" as, "That which is divinely natural, but must be learned humanly; a phenomenon of Science" (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 591). The difference between a phenomenon of Science and a phenomenon of material sense is that one is divinely natural, while the other is accepted as being supernatural.

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Testimony of Healing
In 1945 I had been bedridden...
August 29, 1964

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