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Silence the Lie

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Announcements Forums God – January 6th, 2019 Silence the Lie

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    “The material senses originate and support all that is material, untrue, selfish, or debased. …We must silence this lie of material sense with the truth of spiritual sense.” Science and Health by Mary Baker Eddy, p.318

    (1828 Websters) Silence: To put an end to; to cause to cease, to silence complaints or clamor, to restrain from noise or speaking, stillness, calmness; quiet; cessation of rage, agitation or tumult; absence of mention.

    This word “silence” caught my attention after the Lesson last week on the Comforter, “who is to be with the disciples forever, arguing down opposition and silencing cavil(objections).”(from Pulpit Commentary) This Comforter being the Science Mrs. Eddy discovered. Since coming to Plainfield I am learning how to use this Science to “silence,” “all that is material, untrue, selfish, or debase” and be more consistent in my practice of it. Recently I have been taking some notes on an index card during our Roundtables. I keep the card with me to use during the week. This week in my notes I have, use hymns to lift thought (writing them down using them through out day); focus on my blessings; make a list of what God has done for me; work with the article, “The Attitude of Love” by Edward Kimball. The notes make useful mini Watches. I am so grateful for the deep, generous, life changing teachings we are freely given here!

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