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Who among us does not cherish the remembrance of great events, heroic deeds, happy hours spent with loved ones? The human faculty of memory is indeed a blessing when it brings to thought happenings of lasting significance that inspire us to do a better job, to be more unselfish, honest, and pure in the living present. When, for example, we remember the multitudes who have sacrificed all for their country and the cause of freedom, we are at once impelled to be of greater service ourselves so that the sacrifice they made shall not be in vain.
Christians everywhere remember the words and works of Christ Jesus with love and reverence. The events connected with his human experience occurred nearly two thousand years ago, but the remembrance of them, as recounted in the Bible, shapes the quality of countless lives today.
Just as heroes and patriots inspire a nation to higher endeavor, so the practicing Christian Scientist is encouraged to go forward as he contemplates the spiritual power evidenced in Jesus' healing ministry. The advent of Christian Science has brought the Master's career into sharp focus, into practical remembrance, by demonstrating to a remarkable degree the healing Christ that Jesus came to reveal. He himself prophesied that when mankind attained the necessary spiritual readiness the Comforter would appear that would unfold the healing power of Truth in its exact Science. He said, "The Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you." John 14:26;
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"All that I have"
KIMMIS HARTLEY HENDRICK
Can I Give a Treatment?
CONSTANCE MARIE NEALE
Having the Courage of Conviction
HENRY F. MUNDT
A Perfect Background
No Bear on His Back
JACK L. EYERLY
Does God Love Us?
GLENNA GOLDEN WOLLAM
Home—"not a place but a power"
JACQUELINE L. KRANZ
SUSAN BARRETT KUPPER
A Modern Sense of Innocence and Purity
William Milford Correll
Alan A. Aylwin
Each day I find myself saying, "Thank You, Father," for each...
In Proverbs we read (4:13), "Take fast hold of instruction; let...
Neoma Elizabeth Tong
As the result of a healing experienced by one of my parents, I was...
Stuart R. Johnson
I attended a Christian Science Sunday School from the age of...
Mildred G. Curby
When I became interested in Christian Science, it was not for...
Muriel Dintheer with contributions from Harold D. Anderson
During an unhappy period which ended with the dissolving of...
Elizabeth Ann Klug
Signs of the Times
with contributions from Lloyd Garrison, Frank Broyles