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Poverty Can Be Overcome
Poor people often lack sufficient education and skills to make a living wage or to improve their economic position. Some lose their jobs when machines take over. Others may find themselves at the mercy of unscrupulous employers, merchants, and creditors. When all human means have failed to break the grip of poverty, is it possible to overcome it and become self-sufficient?
Yes, by turning to God for help one acquaints himself with Him, feels His presence, and experiences His unfailing care and protection. We read in the Bible, "The Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not." Isa. 58:11; God, infinite Love, keeps His promise.
Someone may say, "It's a fine promise, but it doesn't apply to me. I'm poor and hungry." It does apply. According to Christian Science, God embraces everyone in the infinitude of His love. He excludes no one. It is not Love's design that anyone be destitute and go hungry. The Bible states. "The Lord is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works." Ps. 145:9;
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Poverty Can Be Overcome
LUCIEN P. CAILLE
The Right Kind of Activist
WINIFRED M. JOHNSON
Governed by God, Not by Chance
JACK HILLMAN THORNTON
Truth Is the Victor
J. WOODRUFF SMITH
Expressing Principle in Human Affairs
BARBARA JUERGENS FOX
What's the Opposite of a White Hat?
PRISCILLA A. ALEXANDER
Never to Discredit
Helen Wood Bauman
William Milford Correll
Christian Science has been to me the greatest blessing in my life,...
It is a joy to confirm the many proofs of the healing efficacy of...
Dora S. Fetzer with contributions from Ernest C. Fetzer
After World War II I had the opportunity to travel rather...
Timothy D. Clark
The most wonderful thing about Christian Science is that it is the...
Lucinda L. Painter
"Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom he hath redeemed...
Edith F. Christensen
RADIO PROGRAM NO. 381 - Do You Resist Progress?
with contributions from David McAlary, H. Dickinson Rathbun
Signs of the Times
with contributions from Robert S. Bilheimer, George W. Cornell
Letters to the Press
Bryan G. Pope