The scientific certainty of healing

“Hold perpetually this thought,—that it is the spiritual idea, the Holy Ghost and Christ, which enables you to demonstrate, with scientific certainty, the rule of healing, based upon its divine Principle, Love, underlying, overlying, and encompassing all true being” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 496).

Spiritual healing in some form is as old as the hills. The Bible chronicles God as saying, “I am the Lord that healeth thee” (Exodus 15:26). And the prophet Elijah raised to life a child who had died (see I Kings 17:17–24). For centuries spiritual healing took place—but not with “scientific certainty.” It was looked on with awe and often seen as a miracle, rather than a common, predictable occurrence.

Things changed radically with the appearing of Christ Jesus. With predictable assurance, he healed countless multitudes. The focus of his unique God-ordained mission was to discredit and destroy the entire belief that life and mind are in matter, the belief that lies at the heart of every human ill, because it asserts man to be separate from God, Spirit. 

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Spiritual ascendency alone heals
September 8, 2014

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