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"Rejoice, because your names are written in heaven"

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Announcements Forums Christian Science — December 27th, 2020 "Rejoice, because your names are written in heaven"

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    “…rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.” (Luke 10:20)

    When Reg Kerry first visited our church, he gave a testimony which I’ve never forgotten. It included this verse from Luke. At the time I was new to Christian Science, and didn’t completely understand what it meant. However, thanks to the teaching I’ve received here in this church, I now realize that if I am so preoccupied with or focused on effect — physical healings (the loaves and the fishes), or even thinking that I personally have made a demonstration, — rather than focusing on Cause, knowing that God has done it — I’m missing the spiritual benefit, “the starting point of divine Science…that God, Spirit, is All-in-all.” (S&H 275:6) This spiritual understanding of God’s allness is “the heaven within us,” (Miscellany 260:21) and writes our names in heaven. This is the cause for rejoicing.

    I rejoice for this blessed Christian Science that we’ve been taught here, “because of the heaven within us,” and to know that it is available for all mankind.

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