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Keeping our spiritual lamps alight
The Affluence of Sharing
There are almost always occasions during a day for the Christian Scientist to share with others the good news—the revelation of Truth—that God and man are inseparable and eternally perfect. These occasions do not always announce themselves; sometimes they come unexpectedly.
Are we sharing spiritual truths with seekers of Truth? The followers of Christ have the biblical command to share the good tidings of Truth, Life, and Love and their blessings. They strive to demonstrate the virtues of humility, willingness, loyalty, wisdom, and compassion and to dispel the beliefs of rejection, inhibition, unneeded hesitancy, and the fear of being misunderstood. Peter, one of Christ Jesus' disciples, gives us this counsel: "As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God." I Pet. 4:10;
How shall we share the gift of Christian Science? By giving in proportion as we have received. If we demonstrate strong spiritual love for God and man, we will not be ashamed or embarrassed about sharing what we understand of Christian Science, thereby extending the knowledge of the kingdom of God, good. We can remember the words attributed to Paul, the apostolic Christian missionary: "Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner....I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day." II Tim. 1:8, 12;
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Practice Is the Way
ANDREW KENNETH CLINE
The Blessing Is Always There
MARY ELIZABETH LEEVER
A Fresh Start
STEPHEN T. CARLSON
Do You Deserve to Be Healed?
NANCY J. JAGEL
THE PRODIGAL THOUGHT
Doris M. Junker
The Affluence of Sharing
BETTIE B. THOMPSON
The Christ Awaits Us Every Wednesday
You Already Have It
Caroline Jane Sears
Seeing Ourselves as God's Reflection
PAMELA PRICE SPERRY
The Verdict of Science
Geoffrey J. Barratt
Finding Our Own Niche
Peter J. Henniker-Heaton
Christian Science came to me at a time of much unhappiness...
Hilda M. Sayers
"What's the use of worrying? It never was worthwhile." So...
Gordon Bryan Ramsay
Healing in Christian Science comes from the purification of our...
Christian Science came into my life after ten years of self-defeating...
The writings of Mrs. Eddy are a constant source of guidance and...
La Veda Marquardt
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