Christ Jesus sent seventy disciples out on a healing mission

Christ Jesus sent seventy disciples out on a healing mission. The mission was successful, and the disciples were full of pride in their accomplishment. But Jesus turned their thought from joy in their success to the greater joy of understanding man's exclusively spiritual nature. He told them, "Rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven." It is for whatever measure of spiritual understanding I've gained in, many years' study of Christian Science that I am most profoundly grateful.

My wife passed away suddenly when our three children were quite young. I was overpowered with grief and loneliness. It was very early in my study of Christian Science, and I didn't seem able to think about anything but this terrible loss. Yet, during the entire experience, the truth of the following statement from The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany by Mrs. Eddy was proved in many ways: "Remember, thou canst be brought into no condition, be it ever so severe, where Love has not been before thee and where its tender lesson is not awaiting thee."

Testimony of Healing
A few years ago I had a healing for which I am particularly...
July 1, 1991

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