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To Give Is to Receive
Giving is one's safest insurance against lack. This statement may seem impractical. Not so when examined in the light of Christian Science. How soon people are willing to express this thought in their own lives depends on how serious their need is to find a higher method of solving their human problems of lack.
Christian Science, in accord with the Bible, teaches that God is infinite good, and that He created all and called it good. It teaches that man is God's image and likeness. Being coexistent with God, who gives all, man has all he needs. Lack cannot be in conformity with God's law of good. It is but a false belief that there is not enough good to go around.
When confronted with the human need for supply, should we become disturbed, reaching out right and left for quick answers to the problem? Christian Science gives us cogent reasons not to. Since supply has its real origin in divine Love, we can begin meeting our own needs by doing something to help someone else. If we give prayerfully of ourselves, our love, our time, and our talents, to bless mankind, we will find our own needs abundantly provided for. To express Love, Spirit, is to find God loving us and caring for us and to find His love expressed by others toward us. Christ Jesus told his followers, "Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom." Luke 6:38;
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God Heals Our Diseases
Liberation for All
WINNIFRED B. LANGBRIDGE
Does It Really Groove?
PETER J. SUTTON
Some Work to Do
Appreciating the Good at Hand
ANDREW KENNETH CLINE
Bring the Letter to Life
To Give Is to Receive
RUTH T. KNIGHT
Tim at Bat
ALICE TAYLOR REED
The Power of Prayer
Carl J. Welz
Opposing Aggressive Pornography
Alan A. Aylwin
A testimony to the efficacy of Christian Science is long overdue...
Jerry L. Swaffar with contributions from Elaine G. Swaffar
It is with much joy that I can testify to the healing power of...
Cherie G. Mazzone with contributions from Philip P. Mazzone
"The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have...
Ione Lowrance Katcher