2009 ICSNC References

2009 International Christian Science Nursing Conference

Dwelling in the Light

  • Immortal and divine Mind presents the idea of God: first, in light; second, in reflection; third, in spiritual and immortal forms of beauty and goodness…God, Spirit, dwelling in infinite light and harmony from which emanates the true idea, is never reflected by aught but the good…This also shows that there is no place where God’s light is not seen, since Truth, Life, and Love fill immensity and are ever-present. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy 503-504
  • The equipollence of God brought to light another glorious proposition, — man’s perfectibility and the establishment of the kingdom of heaven on earth. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy 110:9-12
  • We are sometimes led to believe that darkness is as real as light; but Science affirms darkness to be only a mortal sense of the absence of light, at the coming of which darkness loses the appearance of reality. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy 215:15
  • Whatever is governed by God, is never for an instant deprived of the light and might of intelligence and Life. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy 215:12
  • Man is the idea of Spirit; he reflects the beatific presence, illuming the universe with light. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy 266:27
  • From Love and from the light and harmony which are the abode of Spirit, only reflections of good can come. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy 279:4
  • Walk in the light, and thou shalt see Thy path, though thorny, bright; for God by grace shall dwell with thee, and God Himself is Light. Christian Science Hymnal 367
  • O Light of light, within us dwell, through us Thy radiance pour, that word and deed Thy truths may tell, and praise Thee evermore. Christian Science Hymnal 226:2
  • Truth and Love enlighten the understanding, in whose “light shall we see light;” and this illumination is reflected spiritually by all who walk in the light and turn away from a false material sense. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy 510:9
  • … neither the cares of this world nor the so-called pleasures or pains of material sense are adequate to plead for the neglect of spiritual light, that must be tended to keep aglow the flame of devotion whereby to enter into the joy of divine Science demonstrated. Miscellaneous Writings 1883-1886 by Mary Baker Eddy 341:29
  • Lift up thy light, O man, arise and shine, steadfast while loud the storms of life assail; Immortal ray of that great Light divine, ‘Gainst whose all-power no tempest shall prevail. Christian Science Hymnal 172
  • “Let there be light,” is the perpetual demand of Truth and Love, changing chaos into order and discord into the music of the spheres. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy 255:3
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