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Omnipresence: God’s presence embraces our past, present, and future

From the May 2021 issue of The Christian Science Journal

This interview was originally recorded as a podcast on January 11, 2021 and was adapted for the May 2021 issue of The Christian Science Journal

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In this Sentinel Watch podcast from, adapted for print and part of a series, Jenny Sawyer talks with Amy Richmond, a Christian Science practitioner from Boston, Massachusetts, and Deborah Huebsch, a Christian Science practitioner and teacher from San Juan Capistrano, California. To listen to the podcast, as well as other podcasts in this series, please visit

Jenny: We’re talking about what we’ll call the first of the four “omni’s,” which describe God: omnipresence, omnipotence, omniscience, and omni-action. And we’ll start with omnipresence, which is a really interesting one when you think about it, because even if many who believe in God wouldn’t specifically use the term omnipresence, there is this general acceptance of the idea that this divine presence really is everywhere. And yet Christian Science takes this idea of omnipresence even a step or two further, doesn’t it? 

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