Archive | Wednesday Readings

May 24, 2017

Evil is never person, personal or personality   Hymn 266 Our God is Love, and all His sons His image bear, we know; The heart with love to God inspired, With love to man will glow. Teach us to love each other, Lord, As we are loved by Thee; None who are truly born of […]

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May 17, 2017

The Great and Only “I AM”   Hymn 378 We turn to Thee, O Lord, And sing in sweet accord; We would Thy beauty see, Lifting our lives to Thee, Thou art God. Our hearts redeemed from strife, And comforted in grief, Healing and joy are ours, Blessings of peaceful hours, Thou art Life. O […]

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May 3, 2017

Sermon on the Mount  – God’s Word Is Divine Authority   Hymn 175 Lo, He sent His Word and healed them, Still that Word of God is here. Still its tender healing message Speaks to every listening ear. Truth divine, that overcometh All the ills that seem to be, In our hearts Thy Word abiding, […]

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April 26, 2017

Sermon on the Mount  – Building Our House on the Rock   Hymn 176 Long hast thou stood, O church of God, Long mid the tempest’s assailing, Founded secure on timeless rock Rises thy light, never failing; Shining that all may understand What has been wrought by God’s command, O’er night and chaos prevailing.   […]

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April 19, 2017

Sermon on the Mount:  Obedience to God’s Will   Hymn 92 Happy the man who knows His Master to obey; Whose life of love and labor flows, Where God points out the way.   Rising to every task, Soon as the word is given, He doth not wait nor question ask When orders come from […]

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April 12, 2017

Sermon on the Mount – False prophets vs. good fruit   Hymn 337 Theories, which thousands cherish, Pass like clouds that sweep the sky; Creeds and dogmas all may perish; Truth Herself can never die.   Worldlings blindly may refuse Her, Close their eyes and call it night; Learned scoffers may abuse Her, But they cannot […]

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April 5, 2017

Sermon on the Mount: Straight and narrow path   Hymn 288 Press on, dear traveler, press thou on, I am the Way, the Truth, the Life. It is the straight and narrow way That leads to that eternal day, That turns the darkness into light, That buries wrong and honors right.   Press on, and […]

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March 15, 2017

Sermon on the Mount – Ask and you will receive   Hymn 455 Seek ye first the kingdom of God And His righteousness, And all these things shall be added unto you. Allelu, alleluia!   Ask and it shall be given unto you. Seek and ye shall find, Knock and the door shall be opened […]

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March 8, 2017

The pearl and the swinish element in human thought (Matt. 7:6)   Hymn 345 Thou living light of pentecostal glory, Lo, wide we fling the sunless prison doors; Thy cleansing fire repeats its ancient story To purge and hallow us, the splendor pours.   Perfect and pure, ineffable in beauty, Thy stainless radiance e’en to […]

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March 1, 2017

Sermon on the Mount: Judge Not [See also Mary Baker Eddy’s  article, “The Way” – Mis. 355-368]   Hymn 30 – MBE Brood o’er us with Thy shelt’ring wing, ‘Neath which our spirits blend Like brother birds, that soar and sing, And on the same branch bend. The arrow that doth wound the dove Darts […]

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