Because of her deep love for mankind, Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer of Christian Science, pioneered the work of the Christian Science practitioner. A practitioner is one who heals through Christian love and scientific understanding. Everything needed to perform this work can be found in the Bible and in the writings of Mrs. Eddy.
A practitioner needs to constantly examine himself and his practice to maintain the high standard that God requires. In my recent self-examination, these are some of the areas of the practice that I considered: A practitioner, what he is, and what he isn’t; what he does do, and what he doesn’t do.
Christ Jesus approved Peter’s recognition “Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.” 1Commenting on this passage, Mrs. Eddy writes in Science and Health, “It was now evident to Peter that divine Life, Truth, and Love, and not a human personality, was the healer of the sick and a rock, a firm foundation in the realm of harmony.” (continue reading…)