Accession: A10697
Editorial Title: Children, have ye any meat?
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Date: January 15, 1888
Manuscript Description: Handwritten in pen on lined paper.
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Editorial Note: According to the February 1888 issue of The Christian Science Journal
, Mary Baker Eddy provided remarks on "the true significance of spiritual Baptism and spiritual Eucharist" after assistant pastor Frank E. Mason preached on the disciples' question at the Passover supper, 'Lord, is it I?' during this service held at Chickering Hall in Boston.
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John 21st.17.John 21:17 He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.

Life of Jesus

His spiritual appearing

Mary stood without the sepulcreAs Written:sep. Weeping! Looked into the sepulcreAs Written:sep. Saw 2 angels in white one at the head the other the feet of Jesus.John 20:11 ¶But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, John 20:12 And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.

They say why weepest thou? AnswerAs Written:Ans. They have taken away etcJohn 20:13 And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.

Turned back, saw Jesus knew him notJohn 20:14 And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus.

Jesus said why weepest and whom seekest thou?John 20:15 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.

She thought him the gardenerAs Written:gardner asked, tell me where they haveJohn 20:15 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.

RecognitionJohn 20:16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master.

Thomas doubting —John 20:24 ¶But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. John 20:25 The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe. John 20:26 ¶And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you. John 20:27 Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing. John 20:28 And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God. John 20:29 Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

Peter awakenedAs Written:awakend “I go a fishing others said we also go with you”John 21:3 Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a-fishing. They say unto him, We also go with thee. They went forth, and entered into a ship immediately; and that night they caught nothing.

That night caught nothingJohn 21:3 Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a-fishing. They say unto him, We also go with thee. They went forth, and entered into a ship immediately; and that night they caught nothing.

In the morning Jesus stood on shore the students knew him not

Jesus said Children have ye any meat TheyAs Written:Thy answeredAs Written:ans. No!John 21:5 Then Jesus saith unto them, Children, have ye any meat? They answered him, No.

He said cast the net on the right side of the shipJohn 21:6 And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

They did and drew caught so great a multitude they could not draw them ashoreJohn 21:6 And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes. Net not brokenJohn 21:11 Simon Peter went up, and drew the net to land full of great fishes, an hundred and fifty and three: and for all there were so many, yet was not the net broken.

Jesus feeds themJohn 21:13 Jesus then cometh, and taketh bread, and giveth them, and fish likewise.

After they had dined he said to Peter the third time Lovest thou me?John 21:15 ¶So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs. John 21:16 He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep. John 21:17 He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.

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John 21st.17.John 21:17 He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.

Life of Jesus

His spiritual appearing

Mary stood without the sep.Expanded:sepulcre Weeping! Looked into the sep.Expanded:sepulcre Saw 2 angels in white one at the head the other the feet of Jesus.John 20:11 ¶But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, John 20:12 And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.

They say why weepest thou? Ans.Expanded:Answer They have taken away etcJohn 20:13 And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.

Turned back, saw Jesus knew him notJohn 20:14 And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus.

Jesus said why weepest and whom seekest thou?John 20:15 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.

She thought him the gardnerCorrected:gardener asked, tell me where they haveJohn 20:15 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.

RecognitionJohn 20:16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master.

Thomas doubting —John 20:24 ¶But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. John 20:25 The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe. John 20:26 ¶And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you. John 20:27 Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing. John 20:28 And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God. John 20:29 Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

Peter awakendCorrected:awakened “I go a fishing others said we also go with you”John 21:3 Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a-fishing. They say unto him, We also go with thee. They went forth, and entered into a ship immediately; and that night they caught nothing.

That night caught nothingJohn 21:3 Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a-fishing. They say unto him, We also go with thee. They went forth, and entered into a ship immediately; and that night they caught nothing.

In the morning Jesus stood on shore the students knew him not

Jesus said Children have ye any meat ThyCorrected:They ans.Expanded:answered No!John 21:5 Then Jesus saith unto them, Children, have ye any meat? They answered him, No.

He said cast the net on the right side of the shipJohn 21:6 And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes.

They did and drew caught so great a multitude they could not draw them to the ashoreJohn 21:6 And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes. Net not brokenJohn 21:11 Simon Peter went up, and drew the net to land full of great fishes, an hundred and fifty and three: and for all there were so many, yet was not the net broken.

Jesus feeds themJohn 21:13 Jesus then cometh, and taketh bread, and giveth them, and fish likewise.

After they had dined he said to Peter the third time Lovest thou me?John 21:15 ¶So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs. John 21:16 He saith to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my sheep. John 21:17 He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.