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"Felt ye the power of the Word?"

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Announcements Forums Truth – January 27th, 2019 "Felt ye the power of the Word?"

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    MaryBeth
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    “MEET the incipient stages of disease with as POWERFUL mental opposition as a legislator would employ to defeat the passage of an inhuman law. RISE in the conscious strength of spirit to OVERTHROW the plea of mortal mind, alias matter, arrayed against the supremacy of Spirit. BLOT OUT the images of mortal thought and its beliefs in sickness and sin. Then, when thou art delivered to the judgment of the Truth, Christ, the judge will say, ‘Thou art whole!’” (S&H – emphasis added)
    We have been taught to really “work” the pages 390-393 in S&H and by that, I mean live and apply these words, not merely read them. These pages are known as the command statements. Think about the following words and their definitions.
    MEET (to engage in opposition)
    POWERFUL (strong; mighty; having great moral power; able to produce great effects)
    RISE (ascend; to get up; to leave the place of sleep or rest)
    OVERTHROW (to demolish; to defeat; to conquer)
    BLOT (to efface; to erase; to cause to be unseen)
    These are strong, commanding words and when applied with the authority of Christ they can vanquish error’s seeming hold on any situation.
    “Saw ye my Savior? Heard ye the glad sound? Felt ye the power of the Word?”! (Hymn #298)

    #8036
    Susanne
    Participant

    Thank you so much for this post. I love the image of a legislator arguing “to defeat the passage of an inhuman law”, and how passionate he would need to be to make his case. He would rise in front of the legislative body, and–using every fiber of his being–awaken the other legislators to join him in rejecting a wrong position by revealing the truth about the situation. He can’t be bland or passive, but he must show moral backbone! And there truly is power in truth: “Honesty is spiritual power” (S&H, p. 453)…and, as the above definition of “powerful” states, it is “able to produce great effects”!

    #8037
    JoanneF
    Participant

    Thank you, Mary. Two nights ago I woke in pain and nausea and was unable to fall back to sleep. I turned to these 3 pages (as we have been taught) and after studying them for about 45 minutes, I felt better and was able to fall back to sleep. Such priceless instruction! It DOES work. Thank for you posting it.

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