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IN THE FOLLOWING THREE PAGES, AUTHORS LOOK AT HOW DIVINE MIND SPOKE TO THREE BIBLE FIGURES—NATHAN, JOSEPH, AND JONAH.

NATHAN: LISTENING TO GOD'S DIRECTION

From the July 2008 issue of The Christian Science Journal


HOW DO YOU TELL A POWERFUL KING that he was wrong? A king who had many victories at war and was reverently obeyed by both generals and servants alike? The prophet Nathan did just that in the book of Second Samuel in the Bible, and the story shows that the only way we can effectively point out sin to others is by trusting the communication of divine Mind. In the story, King David lusted after Bathsheba, the wife of one of David's soldiers.