The Bible is at the heart of Christian Science. Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science, took to the Bible instinctively as a child and studied it intensively as an adult. Through this study she discovered the healing power of God and experienced it firsthand. This inspired her to delve even deeper into the Scriptures, finding their spiritual meaning, which ultimately led to her writing the book Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures. Together the Bible and Science and Health are the pastor of the Christian Science Church, from which a weekly Bible Lesson is read. Learn more about the Bible Lesson
The following Bible passages introduce this week's Bible Lesson. The full Lesson is comprised of citations from the Bible and correlative passages from Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, by Mary Baker Eddy.
. . . the LORD is the true God and the God who is Truth;
He is the living God and the everlasting King.
The Golden Text is from the Amplified® Bible.
O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.
Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Teach me, O Lord, the way of thy statutes;
Let thy mercies come also unto me, O Lord, even thy salvation, according to thy word.
And take not the word of truth utterly out of my mouth; for I have hoped in thy judgments.
So shall I keep thy law continually for ever and ever.
And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts.
Therefore I esteem all thy precepts concerning all things to be right; and I hate every false way.
Righteous art thou, O Lord, and upright are thy judgments.
Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy law is the truth.
Thou art near, O Lord; and all thy commandments are truth.
Christian Science Quarterly™ Bible Lessons — Online Edition, Vol. 129, No. 30
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