Accession: A10270
Editorial Title: Seventh Modern Wonder, 1882
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Scribe: Calvin A. Frye 
Date: December 17, 1882
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Calvin A. Frye (as scribe) on lined paper.
Editorial Note: This sermon was delivered the at the Massachusetts Metaphysical College located at 569 Massachusetts Avenue. Christian Science services at this time were held at three o'clock in the afternoon.
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Reproduced from the archive of The Mary Baker Eddy Library
Delivered Dec. 17 82
Seventh Modern Wonder.

”What went ye out for to see.”Matt 11:7 ¶And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind? Matt 11:8 But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings’ houses. Matt 11:9 But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? yea, I say unto you, and more than a prophet. Matt 11:10 For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. Matt 11:11 Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. Luke 7:24 ¶And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to speak unto the people concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness for to see? A reed shaken with the wind? Luke 7:25 But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they which are gorgeously apparelled, and live delicately, are in kings’ courts. Luke 7:26 But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? Yea, I say unto you, and much more than a prophet. Luke 7:27 This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. Luke 7:28 For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

Jesus said of John the Baptist.

The basis of the inquiry was what John foretold of Jesus you understand what I said of Jesus: have you been able to reach forward from the sense material to the sense spiritual?

How is the inquiry met by the age by a scoff, or an ignorance: Date time with the magnitude of the work—of the mistaken sense of Christianity.

Cook uses the term "scientific supernaturalism", has he comprehended the basis of the science? We As Written: we have got to understand the term nature, if we understand God; if by nature we mean the material law then—: even the brutes are above the non intelligent As Written: inteligent —science is an intelligence As Written: inteligence, it is a Divine intelligence As Written: inteligence, it speaks to us beyond the evidence of sense, it brings out the grand harmony of the universe.

Where does suffering apply to science? It As Written: it is wholly Divine Scientific As Written: scientific supernaturalism is a divine fount made manifest: it brings to our consciousness the influence and omniscient As Written: omnicient & eternal power of God: it enters the—of material law.

Here we have to look with the eye of science Spirit As Written: spirit comes up in its supernaturalism: the antidote for sin is the antidote for sickness.

God is the Principle of all & antidotes all discords.

When we come into the sweet symphonies As Written: symphonys of Life, then there is nothing to destroy: this naturalism—God.

We have our lords many & our gods many:I Cor 8:5 For though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be gods many, and lords many,) I Cor 8:6 But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him. if we get not the Principle As Written: Princ of science aright &c—lead us to the range of revealed mind:—where we begin we begin right; when we reach this we shall not say, alas! for the quackery of science.

All truth is the ever present. God is ever imparting of his goodness, but we shut it out with our walls, we have our own formulas: He is an ever present helpPs 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. in all times of need.

The glorious proof that all works out right. God is the Way the Truth & the LifeJohn 14:5 Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way? John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Science has never carried along the two. Discord As Written: discord & harmony. It As Written: it includes not within it the theory of our religion, sickness as well as health. Sin As Written: sin as well as holiness.

The Principle comprises in its theory the end of its opposite.

How can we say God sent sickness and then ask him to destroy it.

He has nothing to forgive. Jesus worked out the perfect way. The As Written: the life of Jesus worked out destroys sin: this is the great antidote for all error.—it does contradict it.—Now to get rid from sickness by apply in to a person—

The Omnipotent good is our Savior As Written: Sav. not a personal being.

Look at th re ts of the—how a new phase of Christianity—

We can look up & take hold of the Omnipotent arm: the higher laws of Spirit walks over the material laws.

Case cured where 3 drops of croton oil had been given—healed by the understanding that there was a law of mind that walked over all laws of matter, which was the outgrowth As Written: outgroth of my thought As Written: thot that touched all, separating As Written: seperating sights As Written: sigts —of illusion from the fact.

We have got to strive for this science Jesus said to the church, " you bind heavy burdens on the peopleMatt 23:1 Then spake Jesus to the multitude, and to his disciples, Matt 23:2 Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat: Matt 23:3 All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their works: for they say, and do not. Matt 23:4 For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men’s shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers. ," " Come unto me all ye &cMatt 11:28 ¶Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matt 11:29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. Matt 11:30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. " "I ask nothing that you can't do

The disciples As Written: diciples were not supernatural As Written: sup. nat.

A principle applicable to all.

Those were invited, whether first or alt. were instructed to come & test it.

Love is the fulfilling of the lawRom 13:8 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. Rom 13:9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Rom 13:10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law. . don’t suffer in fulfilling the law; the remedy of the deed is with the deed.

Is it often that sin is often on the scaffold.

There is nothing to fear when we know the fear, where we know the in finity of Love.—will help us walk over all that we meet in the flesh: that is the natural and not the supernatural.

Let us begin in Boston by making the right the natural and the wrong the unnatural.

[?] Unclear or illegible  Dictated by Mrs. Eddy. — Frye

A10270
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Reproduced from the archive of The Mary Baker Eddy Library
Delivered Dec. 17 82
Seventh Modern Wonder.

”What went ye out for to see.”Matt 11:7 ¶And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind? Matt 11:8 But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings’ houses. Matt 11:9 But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? yea, I say unto you, and more than a prophet. Matt 11:10 For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. Matt 11:11 Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he. Luke 7:24 ¶And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to speak unto the people concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness for to see? A reed shaken with the wind? Luke 7:25 But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, they which are gorgeously apparelled, and live delicately, are in kings’ courts. Luke 7:26 But what went ye out for to see? A prophet? Yea, I say unto you, and much more than a prophet. Luke 7:27 This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee. Luke 7:28 For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

Jesus said of John the Baptist.

The basis of the inquiry was what John foretold of Jesus is do you understand what I said of Jesus: have you been able to reach forward from the sense material to the sense spiritual?

How is the inquiry met by the age by a scoff, or an ignorance: Date time with the magnitude of the work—of the mistaken sense of Christianity.

Cook uses the term "scientific supernaturalism", has he comprehended the basis of the science? we Corrected: We have got to understand the term nature, if we understand God; if by nature we mean the material law then—: even the brutes are above the non inteligent Corrected: intelligent —science is an inteligence, Corrected: intelligence it is a Divine inteligence, Corrected: intelligence it speaks to us beyond the evidence of sense, it brings out the grand harmony of the universe.

Where does suffering apply to science? it Corrected: It is wholly Divine scientific Corrected: Scientific supernaturalism is a divine fount made manifest: it brings to our consciousness the influence and omnicient Corrected: omniscient & eternal power of God: it enters the—of material law.

Here we have to look with the eye of science spirit Corrected: Spirit comes up in its supernaturalism: the antidote for sin is the antidote for sickness.

God is the Principle of all & antidotes all discords.

When we come into the sweet symphonys Corrected: symphonies of Life, then there is nothing to destroy: this naturalism—God.

We have our lords many & our gods many:I Cor 8:5 For though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be gods many, and lords many,) I Cor 8:6 But to us there is but one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we in him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, by whom are all things, and we by him. if we get not the Princ Corrected: Principle of science aright &c—lead us to the range of revealed mind:—where we begin we begin right; when we reach this we shall not say, alas! for the quackery of science.

All truth is the ever present. God is ever imparting of his goodness, but we shut it out with our walls, we have our own formulas: He is an ever present helpPs 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. in all times of need.

The glorious proof that all works out right. God is the Way the Truth & the LifeJohn 14:5 Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way? John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Science has never carried along with the two. discord Corrected: Discord & harmony. it Corrected: It includes not within it the theory of our religion, sickness as well as health. sin Corrected: Sin as well as holiness.

The Principle comprises in its theory the end of its opposite.

How can we say God sent sickness and then ask him to destroy it.

He has nothing to forgive. Jesus worked out the perfect way. the Corrected: The life of Jesus worked out destroys sin: this is the great antidote for all error.—it does contradict it.—Now to get rid from sickness by apply in to a person—

The Omnipotent good is our Sav. Corrected: Savior not a personal being.

Look at th re ts of the—how a new phase of Christianity—

We can se look up & take hold of the Omnipotent arm: the higher laws of Spirit walks over the material laws.

Case cured where 3 drops of croton oil had been given—healed by the understanding that there was a law of mind that walked over all laws of matter, which was the outgroth Corrected: outgrowth of my thot Corrected: thought that touched all, seperating Corrected: separating sigts Corrected: sights —of illusion from the fact.

We have got to strive for this science Jesus said to the church, " you bind heavy burdens on the peopleMatt 23:1 Then spake Jesus to the multitude, and to his disciples, Matt 23:2 Saying, The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat: Matt 23:3 All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their works: for they say, and do not. Matt 23:4 For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men’s shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers. ," " Come unto me all ye &cMatt 11:28 ¶Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Matt 11:29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. Matt 11:30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. " "I ask nothing that you can't do

The diciples Corrected: disciples were not sup. nat. Corrected: supernatural

A principle applicable to all.

Those were invited, whether first or alt. were instructed to come & test it.

Love is the fulfilling of the lawRom 13:8 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. Rom 13:9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Rom 13:10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law. . don’t suffer in fulfilling the law; the remedy of the deed is with the deed.

Is it often that sin is often on the scaffold.

There is nothing to fear when we know the fear, where we know the in affinity of Love.—will help us walk over all that we meet in the flesh: that is the natural and not the supernatural.

Let us begin in Boston by making the right the natural and the wrong the unnatural.

[?] Unclear or illegible  Dictated by Mrs. Eddy. — Frye

 
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