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Testimonies of Healing

Symptoms of food Poisoning healed

From the March 2016 issue of The Christian Science Journal

After traveling ten hours for church-related meetings in Boston, I awoke the next morning in my hotel room with the symptoms of severe food poisoning. A tour was planned in a few hours, and I did not want to miss it. Realizing that I had the choice of either accepting or rejecting this suffering as a reality, I chose to reject it. It wasn’t a reality because it wasn’t from God. 

The subject of the Bible Lesson that week was “God the Only Cause and Creator,” and in her definition of creator in Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Mary Baker Eddy writes, “God, who made all that was made and could not create an atom or an element the opposite of Himself” (p. 583). 

That immediately arrested my thought. It supported me in my prayers to understand that I was not a physically vulnerable human being, as appeared to be the case, but the spiritual creation of a loving God who is invulnerable to material conditions. God, being all good, filling all space, and the only power, leaves no room or opportunity for sickness.             

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