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The Christ—our advocate

From the June 2014 issue of The Christian Science Journal

This article was originally published as a “Christian Science Nurse Notes” blog on See also a reader’s comment about this blog in the Letters to the Editor column of this issue.

There is a story in the seventh chapter of the Gospel of Luke, which I have found very helpful while praying about my work as a Christian Science nurse. The story takes place at the house of Simon the Pharisee, where he had invited Christ Jesus to eat with him (see Luke 7:36–50 ).