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A strong church
When I was in a junior symphony years ago, the director informed us that "an orchestra is only as good as its poorest player." I've sometimes wondered: Is a church only as good as its weakest member?
That depends. If we think of church as merely a human organization, having its source in mortals, located in a physical place, then perhaps our church might be thought to be only as good as its weakest member. What is needed is a change of viewpoint.
Christian Science attributes all power to God. Mrs. Eddy writes in Science and Health, "The revelation of Truth in the understanding came to me gradually and apparently through divine power." Science and Health, p. 109; The definition of "Church" revealed to her through divine power is this: "Church. The structure of Truth and Love; whatever rests upon and proceeds from divine Principle.
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The light of leadership
ELIZABETH GLASS BARLOW
Promises and more promises
LEON ALBO WOODS
A strong church
BETTY LEWIS HAUSRATH
The risen Christ
The learning process
NANCY OLDHAM LeCOMPTE
Love shatters materialism!
Brett L. Stafford
Don't suffer illusion!
DOROTHY F. GRAVES
Finding the spiritual cause
Almost a century ago, Mary Baker Eddy pointed out: "That....
GEOFFREY J. BARRATT
The home of Love
My mother became interested in Christian Science before my...
Noel Eugene Wood with contributions from Darla Jean Wood
Fifteen years ago I was so completely healed of a crippling...
Cherie B. Shindell
Before I became a student of Christian Science, about three...
Della Neumann Spencer
As a child, I was told by doctors I would never live a normal...
Larry Wilton Daigle