'Clear as a trumpet' inspiration heals

I’d like to share one of the first healings I experienced in Christian Science. It’s in the spirit of “when all else fails, read the directions.” 

I had just begun reading Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy, when I suddenly became very ill. I was disoriented, couldn’t stand without falling over. My first thought was, “What does that book say I should do?” It was pointing out to me that God made everything that was made, as the Bible declares so plainly. 

I reasoned that God created me and gave me everything I have; therefore, I had two choices about what to believe: Either God gave me this illness, or He didn’t. I knew He didn’t. But here’s where Science and Health came to my rescue. Ordinarily I would have thought, He didn’t give me this illness, so prayer can heal it. But that’s not what the “directions” in Science and Health were telling me. 

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Testimony of Healing
'Cared for, watched over, beloved and protected'
April 16, 2012

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