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"SHUT THE DOOR UPON THEE"

From the March 1947 issue of The Christian Science Journal


Upon rereading loved stories of the Bible, the writer was recently impressed with the number of times that one who was demonstrating God's power cautioned those about him to keep their own counsel. Note the words Elisha used to the widow when he was about to make a significant demonstration of abundance ( II Kings 4:4 ): "And when thou art come in, thou shalt shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and shalt pour out into all those vessels, and thou shalt set aside that which is full.