Accession: A10724
Editorial Title: Ye do greatly err not knowing the scripture nor the power of God
Author: Mary Baker Eddy 
Date: October 26, 1884
Manuscript Description: Sermon outline handwritten by Mary Baker Eddy on lined paper.
Editorial Note: This sermon was given by Mary Baker Eddy at Hawthorne Hall in Boston, Massachusetts.
Related Versions: See also A10934Click link to view A10934 document in new window and A11116Click link to view A11116 document in new window to read notes by Mary Baker Eddy related to this sermon.
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Matt. 22. 29.

Ye do greatly err not knowing the scripture nor the power of God.Matt 22:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.

Let us consider 1st The great error of not understanding the spiritual meaningAs Written:meaing of the word

2nd What is the effect of this error?

3rd Is it the power of God that heals?

“Thou shalt have no other Gods before me”Ex 20:3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

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Rites Baptism Mat 3 I indeed baptizeAs Written:baptise with water unto repentance but there cometh one after meMatt 3:11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: etc

Sacrament Mat. 26. As they were eating Jesus brake the bread and blessed itMatt 26:26 ¶And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.

Funeral Services Mat.8 Let the dead bury their deadMatt 8:22 But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Mat. 17.Matt 17:1 And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, Matt 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light. Transfiguration

Riches How hardly shall they that etc again that put their trust in richesMark 10:24 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God!

[*]Archival Note: A vertical line is drawn through a page of text and has been interpreted as a deletion. See the Original View of the transcription and the scan of the original to see the deleted text.

3 Healing When Jesus healed the blind man at Bethsaida it reads--Mark 8. When he had spit on his eyes and put his hands on him he received his sightMark 8:23 And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town; and when he had spit on his eyes, and put his hands upon him, he asked him if he saw aught. Mark 8:24 And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees, walking. Mark 8:25 After that he put his hands again upon his eyes, and made him look up: and he was restored, and saw every man clearly.

Matt. 9. The sick of palsyAs Written:palsey "“Thy sins are forgiven thee.”Matt 9:2 And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee. "

Matt. 15. To the woman of Canaan Jesus said great is thy faith be it unto thee as thou wilt and her daughter was made wholeMatt 15:28 Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.

Mark 5.As Written:Mat. 5th Touched the hem of his garment.Mark 5:27 When she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and touched his garment. over

3. Mat. 17 Healeth the lunatic. “He rebuked the devil he came out of him and the child was made whole”Matt 17:18 And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child was cured from that very hour.

Mat. 8. We read he cast out the spirits with His word and healed all that were sickMatt 8:16 ¶When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick:

Raising the dead “Lazarus I say unto thee come forth”John 11:43 And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth.

What doctrine is this for with authority commandeth he the unclean spirits and they obey himMark 1:27 And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves, saying, What thing is this? what new doctrine is this? for with authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and they do obey him. Editorial Note: This paragraph also has what appears to be a sketch of a hand pointing to it.

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Matt. 22. 29.

Ye do greatly err not knowing the scripture nor the power of God.Matt 22:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.

Let us consider first 1st The great error of not understanding the spiritual meaingCorrected:meaning of the word

2nd What is the effect of this error?

3rd Is it the power of God that heals?

“Thou shalt have no other Gods before me”Ex 20:3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

2 Text. Matt. 22. 29

Rites Baptism Mat 3 I indeed baptiseCorrected:baptize with water unto repentance but there cometh one after meMatt 3:11 I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire: etc

Sacrament Mat. 26. As they were eating Jesus brake the bread and blessed itMatt 26:26 ¶And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.

Funeral Services Mat.8 Let the dead bury their deadMatt 8:22 But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Mat. 17.Matt 17:1 And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, Matt 17:2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light. Transfiguration

Riches How hardly shall they that etc again that put their trust in richesMark 10:24 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God! over

Isaiah The mountans shall be melted with their blood and all the host of heaven shall be dissolved

Jesus's method of healing Mark 8. When curing the blind man--When he had spit on his eyes he laid and put his hands on him he ceivedCorrected:received his sight. Definition of hands the Son of man shall be deliverd into hands of men if thy hand offend thee cut it off

Matt. 9. Healing the PalseyCorrected:Palsy “Thy sins be forgiven thee”Matt 9:2 And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.

Mat 15 Wom The daughter of the woman of Canaan “Thy faith hath made her whole”Matt 15:28 Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.

Mark 5. Touching the hem of his garmentMark 5:27 When she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and touched his garment.

[*]Archival Note: A vertical line is drawn through a page of text and has been interpreted as a deletion. See the Original View of the transcription and the scan of the original to see the deleted text.

3 Healing When Jesus healed the blind man at Bethsaida it reads--Mark 8. When he had spit on his eyes and put his hands on him he received his sightMark 8:23 And he took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town; and when he had spit on his eyes, and put his hands upon him, he asked him if he saw aught. Mark 8:24 And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees, walking. Mark 8:25 After that he put his hands again upon his eyes, and made him look up: and he was restored, and saw every man clearly.

Matt. 9. The sick of palseyCorrected:palsy "“Thy sins are forgiven thee.”Matt 9:2 And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee. "

Matt. 15. To the woman of Canaan Jesus said thy fai great is thy faith be it unto thee as thou wilt thy faith and her daughter was made wholeMatt 15:28 Then Jesus answered and said unto her, O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt. And her daughter was made whole from that very hour.

Mat. 5thCorrected:Mark 5. Touched the hem of his garment.Mark 5:27 When she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and touched his garment. over

3. 2 Mat. 17 Healeth the lunatic. “He rebuked the devil he came out of him and the child was curedmade wholeMatt 17:18 And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child was cured from that very hour.

Mat. 8. We read he cast out the spirits with His word and healed all that were sickMatt 8:16 ¶When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick:

Raising the dead “Lazarus I say unto thee come forth”John 11:43 And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth.

He Rai What doctrine is this for with authority commandeth he the unclean spirits and they obey himMark 1:27 And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves, saying, What thing is this? what new doctrine is this? for with authority commandeth he even the unclean spirits, and they do obey him. Editorial Note: This paragraph also has what appears to be a sketch of a hand pointing to it.