"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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In her primary work (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures), quoting the beloved disciple, John, Mary Baker Eddy writes: "God is Love" (S&H 319:27-1) This simple statement, often found engraved on church edifices, has depths of meaning for each of us.

I like this comment: "love is the loving recognition of what is universal and true and Godlike in everything," but I can't find a source for it. Love requires that we see beyond a merely human or obvious sense of things to the spiritual reality that God has established and maintains.

The apostle John writes (as quoted in the Responsive Reading):" ... I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our lord." (Romans 8:38-39) Again to quote Mrs. Eddy: "God i individual, incorporeal.

He is divine Principle, Love, the universal cause, the only creator, and there is no other self-existence. He is all-inclusive, and is reflected by all that is real and eternal and by nothing else." (S&H 331:18-22) The beloved disciple, John, puts it this way: "Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love." (I John 4: 7-8)

This love doesn't extend only to a select few, but even to those who appear to be enemies. As we read in Matthew 5:43-46; ' ... Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you,, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven ... " This love has to be impartial and universal. As Mrs. Eddy puts it: "If selfishness has given place to kindness, we shall regard our neighbor unselfishly, and bless them that curse us; but we shall never meet this great duty simply by asking that it may be done."

She continues: "Let unselfishness, goodness, mercy, justice, health, holiness, love-the kingdom of heaven-reign within us, and sin, disease, and death will diminish until they finally disappear." (S&H 5:11-14 and 248:29) In II Kings, Chapter 6, an account is given of the king of Syria warring again Israel, and God warning the king of Israel by means of the prophet Elisha. At God's direction, the place where Elisha was appeared to be full of "horses and chariots of fire" protecting the prophet.

But instead of smiting the Samaritans, God instructed Elisha to give them bread and water. As a result, the Syrians "came no more into the land of Israel." (II Kings 6:8-23) Haven't we all learned that "Love inspires, illumines, designates, and leads the way," and that "Right motives give pinions to thought, and strength and freedom to speech and action?" (S&H 454:18-21)

It's important to know that "We approach God, or Life, in proportion to our spirituality, our fidelity to Truth and Love; and in that ratio we know all human need and are able to discern the thought of the sick and the sinning for the purpose of healing them." Yes, it is spiritual sense that "lifts human consciousness into eternal Truth." (S&H 95:6, 30-32)

Still, Mrs. Eddy cautions us that in the conflict between material knowledge and spiritual understanding, "wicked minds will endeavor to find means by which to accomplish more evil;" but she adds that "those who discern Christian Science will hold crime in check. They will aid in the ejection of error. They will maintain law and order, and cheerfully await the certainty of ultimate perfection." (96:27-4) The God-inspired will not be "overcome of evil," but will "overcome evil with good." (Romans 12:21)

In this process we must dissolve error's adamant: "self-will, self-justification, and self-love" which war against spirituality. (S&H 242:15) How comforting to know that "Whatever holds human thought in line with unselfed love, receives directly the divine power." (S&H 192:30-31)

Jesus' quick healing of the leper (touching an untouchable) indicates the invincible power of the divine Love which always casts out fear. Just as darkness can't dispel light, so hated can't reach those clad in Love's panoply. There really is no dragon to war against Truth and Love or to perpetuate a conflict against the flesh and Spirit. Infinite, ever-present love is all that really exists.

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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