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seed of Truth springs up and bears much fruit. Christ's
Christianity is the chain of scientific being reappearing
in all ages, maintaining its obvious correspondence with
the Scriptures and uniting all periods in the design of
God. Neither emasculation, illusion, nor insubordination
exists in divine Science.
Jesus instructed his disciples whereby to heal the sick
through Mind instead of matter. He knew that the philosophy,
Science, and proof of Christianity were in Truth,
casting out all inharmony.
In Latin the word rendered disciple signifies student;
and the word indicates that the power of healing was not
a supernatural gift to those learners, but the
result of their cultivated spiritual understanding
of the divine Science, which their Master demonstrated
by healing the sick and sinning. Hence the universal application
of his saying: "Neither pray I for these alone,
but for them also which shall believe on me [understand
me] through their word."
(New Testament basis)
Our Master said, "But the Comforter . . . shall
teach you all things." When the Science of Christianity
appears, it will lead you into all truth. The
Sermon on the Mount is the essence of this
Science, and the eternal life, not the death of Jesus, is
Those, who are willing to leave their nets or to cast
them on the right side for Truth, have the opportunity
now, as aforetime, to learn and to practise
Christian healing. The Scriptures contain it.
The spiritual import of the Word imparts this power.
But, as Paul says, "How shall they hear without a
preacher? and how shall they preach, except they be