Microscope and Calculus: Tools for Healing

Christian Science brings to humanity a glorious view of reality. It reveals the nature of God and His creation. It brings to light man's eternal perfection and enables us to begin proving this truth. Our growing recognition of God's infinite goodness leads us step by step out of the beliefs of mortality. This developing awareness of God often results in the healing of specific difficulties.

Frequently, however, we need to be very particular and precise in the application of this Science in order to heal specific disorders. It's not always sufficient for us to review—even with conviction and gratitude—general, familiar truths. Mary Baker Eddy reminds us: "Christian Science is not an exception to the general rule, that there is no excellence without labor in a direct line. One cannot scatter his fire, and at the same time hit the mark." Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 457;

Very often we find a combination of deep and consistent prayer, along with a thorough search and study of the Bible and Mrs. Eddy's writings, to be necessary in rooting out and destroying diseased beliefs. The research itself may produce the specific tools we need in order to enlighten consciousness.

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Trust in God-Completely
November 28, 1977

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