A Daniel or a Darius?

Have you ever wondered whether you would be a Daniel or a Darius if faced with a frightening situation? The Bible story of Daniel in the lions' den shows Daniel as having an unshakable trust in God; but King Darius' faith was weak and doubting.

Unfaltering Daniel-like faith in God's power to save men, even under the most alarming conditions, has rescued people from disaster in all ages. Is this same power available to us today? It surely is. How do we find it and use it?

The teachings of Christian Science fully explain how to turn to God, to the same God Daniel worshiped, who is ever present, omnipotent, and available to meet all our needs. Mrs. Eddy states in Science and Health, "The history of Christianity furnishes sublime proofs of the supporting influence and protecting power bestowed on man by his heavenly Father, omnipotent Mind, who gives man faith and understanding whereby to defend himself, not only from temptation, but from bodily suffering." Science and Health, p. 387;

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Discovering Our Completeness
May 22, 1976

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