Acknowledging God in a Doubting World

To a world waiting for higher concepts, yet doubting realities that leave no room for doubt, Christian Science extends a strong hand of assurance. The Centennial year commemorating the discovery of Christian Science by Mrs. Eddy was a year of renewed acknowledgment of the living God, who has made possible all that this Science stands for in the way of healing and salvation.

Indeed, in Christian Science there are many facts to acknowledge, many truths to declare and understand, so that, while not neglecting to acknowledge the well-known items, we nevertheless continue on into ever new areas of vision that can only help us appreciate the earlier acknowledgments that much more. To a certain degree this concept of progressive acknowledgment applies to all learning.

Mrs. Eddy opens the chapter entitled "Recapitulation" in Science and Health with questions regarding the nature of God, and closes it with an exposition of the religious tenets of Christian Science. All but two of the six tenets begin with the words, "We acknowledge." One reads: "We acknowledge and adore one supreme and infinite God. We acknowledge His Son, one Christ; the Holy Ghost or divine Comforter; and man in God's image and likeness." Science and Health, p. 497;

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Erasing Errors of the Past
June 24, 1967

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