The Bible is central to the study and practice of Christian Science and its system of healing. Through the study of the Bible, Mary Baker Eddy found not only inspiration and guidance, but what she believed were the spiritual laws of health and healing that undergirded Jesus’ teachings and works. In her seminal work Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures she writes, “The Bible has been my only authority,” and “my only textbook,” and “contains the recipe for all healing,” and describes it as “the chart of life” (Science and Health, pp. 126, 110, 406, 24).
The Bible and Science and Health are the textbooks for self-instruction in Christian Science, they are central to Sunday School, and a weekly Bible Lesson, made up of selections from these two books, is available for individual study. This same weekly Bible Lesson also serves as the Sunday sermon that is read in Christian Science church services throughout the world.
SCIENCE AND HEALTH WITH KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES
Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures is Mary Baker Eddy’s primary work and the definitive textbook on Christian Science. It explains the scientific laws behind the teachings and healings of Christ Jesus. For over 135 years, readers have testified that reading and studying this book has given them a spiritual sense of the Bible and their permanent relationship to God, and has also resulted in physical healing and spiritual uplift. The last 100 pages of Science and Health features testimonies from individuals who have been healed of a variety of illnesses just through reading the book!
As you study the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, you're joining a global group of thinkers dedicated to prayer and healing. MORE