The Sunday Service:
The subject of the lesson sermon which Christian Scientists are studying this week is: God the Preserver of Man.
The key text gives a flavour of what it contains: “The Lord bless you and keep you.” Numbers 6:24.
And from Psalms (17: 7-9, 15) “Shew thy marvellous lovingkindness, O thou that savest by thy right hand them which put their trust in thee from those that rise up against them. Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings, From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about. ….As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.”
The lesson identifies some of those enemies, and how righteousness (right consciousness) saves us from them.
Citations from the Christian Science textbook lead off with, “To those leaning on the sustaining infinite, today is big with blessings.” (vii: 1-2)
You are also very welcome to join us online at our Sunday morning service at 10.00 when the whole lesson is read and forms the heart of the service.
Wednesday Testimony Meeting:
The readings are prompted by the Mother Church Annual Meeting theme “If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit”. (Gal.5:25) These meetings provide valuable opportunities for Christian Scientists to share, and express gratitude for healings they have experienced as a result of studying Christian Science. They are also valuable opportunities for all of us to hear of these encouraging experiences. Do join us either in the church or online through the Zoom system, and do consider sharing your experiences