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"THE POWER OF THE WORD"

From the September 1915 issue of The Christian Science Journal


ALTHOUGH the power of the word of God is many times declared in the Bible, especially in the New Testament, Christian people outside of Christian Science have not been accustomed to rely upon it in a practical way, as the early followers of Christ Jesus evidently did, either for the healing of sickness or the overcoming of sin. This is indeed strange, because the psalmist plainly taught that when men cried unto the Lord in their trouble, even though they were drawing nigh "unto the gates of death," "He sent his word, and healed them.