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Assurance, encouragement, and fruitage

From the October 1994 issue of The Christian Science Journal


How does one describe the actual experience of God's healing presence? What words can accurately convey that profound moment when pain and suffering, fear and hopelessness, melt away? Here's one example from Psalms: "The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow. Then called I upon the name of the Lord; O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.