IN that wonderful fourteenth chapter of John's Gospei, wherein are recorded those inspiring promises which have brought comfort and courage to so many troubled hearts, there is one declaration of the Master that is of deep significance to Christian Scientists, the authority, as it were, for their endeavor to heal the sick and the sinning: "He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also. " We should not he unmindful, however, of the Master's frank acknowledgment that of himself he could do nothing, — "the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works;" nor of his prayer that his disciples — and "them also which shall believe on me through their word" — might have that oneness with the Father which was the source of his power: "As thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us:.
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