Continuing Baptism

No one is baptized oftener or more thoroughly than an earnest student of Christian Science.

This does not mean that he continuously undergoes the ceremony of being sprinkled with or immersed in water. That symbol of purification may seem important, even essential, to some; but to the Christian Scientist, baptism means something much deeper and more lasting. It is a wholly spiritual experience, a continuing process of spiritual growth aided by much study of the Bible and Mrs. Eddy's writings.

It is a process that leads to a clear, healing consciousness of God as infinite, ever-present Mind, or divine Love, and of man's real spiritual identity living forever within the all-encompassing substance of the one Spirit. In the Glossary of Science and Health, Mrs. Eddy, defining the word "baptism," writes: "Baptism. Purification by Spirit; submergence in Spirit." Science and Health, p. 581;

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Testimony of Healing
With a grateful heart I think of our dear Father-Mother God...
November 20, 1971

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