Words of Current Interest

The words in this issue are related to the Lesson-Sermon in the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE QUARTERLY designated to be read in Christian Science churches on June 19, 1966.

(u'ni-vers—first u as in cube, second as in urn, i as in charity). The whole body of things and phenomena; the totality of material entities; cosmos; a systematic whole held to arise by and persist through the direct intervention of divine power; the world of human experience; this earth that is the seat of mankind; also the inhabitants of earth; human beings; the entire celestial cosmos.

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness (Ps. 29:2)

Among translators there is some uncertainty as to the meaning of the phrase translated "beauty of holiness." Thus Briggs translates it, "Render worship to Yahweh in holy ornaments": and Moffatt, "Worship the Eternal in festal attire."

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Signs of the Times
June 11, 1966

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