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Prayer heals pain and swelling
Early last year, I noticed some swelling in my pelvic area. I didn’t pay it any mind at first, but when it began to grow and became painful, fear came over me. My father had received medical treatment for similar symptoms without success. I started to pray for healing. But despite my knowing the truth that being is spiritual, not material, and is therefore incapable of suffering, as Christian Science teaches, the swelling and pain persisted.
One night I was awakened by a sharp, nagging pain and realized I had to pray more diligently. On page 412 in the Christian Science textbook it says: “To prevent disease or to cure it, the power of Truth, of divine Spirit, must break the dream of the material senses. To heal by argument, find the type of the ailment, get its name, and array your mental plea against the physical” (Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures).
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