No more elbow pain

I am grateful for an experience that showed me the healing efficacy of Christian Science. At the time, I was particularly focused on this idea that had come to me from the Bible’s book of Matthew: “Let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil” (5:37). I saw that I could apply what might be called the “Yea, yea; Nay, nay” approach to a problem, quickly deciding the thoughts I should admit and those I should reject.

I play racket sports and often hear talk of elbow pain and injuries. Recently, I was lifting weights with a friend when I felt a sharp pain in one of my elbows. That evening, the pain grew worse. I decided that anytime I felt pain while moving my arm, I would declare, “Nay, nay.” I would then follow that with a statement that was true about God and His creation and end with, “Yea, yea.” I did that even in the middle of the night when moving my arm was painful. 

Bible Lens
March 27, 2023

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