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Empowered by the Holy Ghost

From the October 2008 issue of The Christian Science Journal

For years, the subject of the Holy Ghost was baffling to me. Yet there are many Biblical citations as well as references in Mary Baker Eddy's writings that refer to the Holy Ghost, which prompts me to ask: What part does it actually play in the demonstration of Christian Science healing? A passage in Science and Health sheds light: "Jesus demonstrated Christ; he proved that Christ is the divine idea of God—the Holy Ghost, or Comforter, revealing the divine Principle, Love, and leading into all truth" ( p.