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 September 7, 1969.

Ask me of things to come concerning my sons, and concerning the work of my hands command ye me (Isa. 45:11)

Those who prepared the King James Version apparently understood the Hebrew as implying commands, but it could also be understood as asking questions. Smith suggests, "Will you question me concerning my children, Or give me orders regarding the work of my hands?"; while Moffatt has: "Would you question me about the future? Would you dictate to me about my work?"

The Lord knoweth the days of the upright (Ps. 37:18)

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Signs of the Times
August 30, 1969

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