"Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." - John 8:32

Jamae van Eck is a Christian Scientist Practitioner and teacher who has experienced over many years the healing power of Divine Love. She is convinced that no one is beyond redemption, and no problem or difficulty beyond God's power to resolve & heal.

Christian Science practitioners
provide spiritual treatment
through prayer. The result is
healing - the change of thought
that brings transformed lives
and the resolution of relational,
physical, or financial difficulties.

She teaches that salvation does not occur only at some point in the future, but that here and now God's saving grace and divine laws are available to everyone
who seeks them.

Learn more of her life, her writings and talks, and the practice of healing in which she is engaged.

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This lesson with the lengthy title is a clear repudiation of any method of mental manipulation on the  part of Christian Scientists and its practice.   Along with Mary Baker Eddy’s discovery of the mental nature of ills came her clear recognition of the adverse and hypnotic effect of wrong methods of manipulating thought—incessant advertising being one of them.  Webster’s defines necromancy in part as “magic, and sorcery,” particularly with attempts to conjure the spirits of those who have passed in order to influence the course of present events.  

Christian Scientists endeavor to be led of God—to turn only to the divine influence for guidance and protection as well as for healing.  Unfortunately today,  there are many more means of influencing thought—television, cell phones, print materials, movies  being some of them.  The demand on us is for constant alertness to whatever is attempting to control our thinking.  We want to bring “every thought into the obedience of Christ.”   (II Cor.10:4,5)  

Not only are our times in God’s hand but also our thinking.  Paul in his letter to the Galatians gives a long list of the “works of the flesh” then he concludes this way:  “ But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance:  against such there is no law” (no penalty.)  (5:19-23)   Mary Baker Eddy insists that “Evil is a suppositional lie.”  She adds: “As named in Christian Science, animal magnetism or hypnotism is the specific term for error, or mortal mind.  It is the false belief that mind is in matter , and is both evil and good;  that evil is as real as good and more powerful.  This belief has not one quality of Truth.” (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures:  103:18-23)  

The lesson includes the example of Manasseh who reigned 55 years in Jerusalem and did evil in the sight of God but when in affliction humbled himself and prayed.  God answered his prayer and restored his kingdom and Manasseh thereafter served God “of whom are all things, and we in him;” (I Cor.8: 6)   Mrs. Eddy states plainly: “There is no power apart from God.  Omnipotence  has all-power, and to acknowledge any other power is to dishonor God.” (S&H 228:25-27)   She adds:  “As there is in reality but one God, one Mind, wrong notions about God must have originated in a false supposition, not in immortal Truth, and they are fading out.”  (S&H 357:19-22)   She also insists that “The higher false knowledge builds on the basis of evidence obtained from the five corporeal senses, the more confusion ensues, and the more certain is the downfall of its structure.” (S&H 581:19)  

In Chapter 3, the account is given in Matt. 4:1-11 of Jesus’ refusal to be tempted of the devil after long fasting, and of his rejection of the devil’s temptation to throw himself down from the temple in order to prove his Messiahship.  Then   angels came to minister unto him.  Mrs. Eddy writes plainly:  “The belief that man has existence or mind separate from God is a dying error.” (S&H 42:19-23)   Jesus proved the nothingness of this error and silenced the evil thoughts and malicious purposes that can’t find lodgment in thought when “virtue and truth build a strong defense.” (S&H 234:31-3)  

She counsels us:  “When the illusion of sickness or sin tempts you, cling steadfastly to God and His idea.  Allow nothing but His likeness to abide in your thought.” (S&H 495:14-16)  When we refuse to allow either fear or doubt to abide in thought, then we can destroy “any painful sense of, or belief in, that which Life is not.” (S&H 495:14-20)   We can always “overcome evil with good” as did Jesus when he healed the woman who had been bowed together for 18 years.  (Luke 13:11-17)  Yes, we can “escape the bondage of sickness, sin and death.”  We can be free of any illusion of material sense. (S&H 227:21-29)   

Neither sorcery, surgery, or medication can compete with the Truth which is “God’s remedy for error of every kind.” (S&H 142;31)  The lesson concludes:  “Hold perpetually this thought,-that it is the spiritual idea, the Holy Ghost and Christ, which enables you to demonstrate with scientific certainty, the rule of healing , based upon its divine Principle, Love,  underlying, overlying, and encompassing all true being.” (S&H 496:15)             

Jamae van Eck

Jamae van Eck

"The law of the Spirit of life in
Christ Jesus hath made me
free from the law of
sin and death ."
Romans 8:1

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