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.
Taste and see how good the LORD is!
The one who takes refuge in him is truly happy!
The Golden Text is from the Common English Bible.
The works of the Lord are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
His work is honourable and glorious: and his righteousness endureth for ever.
He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered: the Lord is gracious and full of compassion.
. . . he will ever be mindful of his covenant.
The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.
They stand fast for ever and ever, and are done in truth and uprightness.
He sent redemption unto his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.
. . . a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.
I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.
One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts.
They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.
The Lord is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.
The Lord is righteous in all his ways, and holy in all his works.
The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
Christian Science Quarterly™ Bible Lessons — Online Edition, Vol. 131, No. 13
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