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Find Christ as Your Teacher, Master and Wayshower
Metaphysical Application Ideas for the Weekly Bible Lesson on: Christ Jesus
For the week of February 23-March 1, 2009
By Craig L. Ghislin, C.S. Glen Ellyn, Illinois

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Have you ever been asked if you’ve been saved-if you’ve accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior? How would you answer? While a large percentage would answer, “Yes” without hesitation, do we fully understand what it means to accept Jesus as “the way, the truth, and the life?” When looking for a church, a lot of people are looking for a set of beliefs that are compatible with what they already think. They’re not really willing to move beyond their mental comfort zone. For this reason people look for a church that is soft on doctrine but makes them feel good about themselves. In short, they aren’t willing to give up their long-held beliefs to actually learn something new.

The fact is, that the teachings of Jesus are pretty radical and the events of his life are remarkable to say the least. To begin to understand them requires deep thought and a willingness to let go of worldly preconceptions. Even some modern Christian theologians find it difficult to reconcile the biblical record with historical and empirical evidence, and debate whether or not Jesus truly existed. The Golden Text leaves no room for doubt at all. The Amplified Bible translates it like this: “And we [have seen and] know [positively] that the Son of God has [actually] come to the world and has given us understanding and insight [progressively] to perceive [recognize] and come to know better and more clearly Him Who is true; and we are in Him Who is true-in His Son Jesus Christ [the Messiah].”

One of the more common claims against Christian Science is that it “isn’t Christian.” This week’s Lesson puts an unequivocal end to that argument. If anyone ever questions whether or not Christian Science is Christian, you can answer with a resounding “YES!” With that in mind, take time this week to really ask yourself where and how your understanding of Christ Jesus fits in to your daily life. Some Christians are always talking about Jesus, while others seem to forget who their Savior is. They get so caught up in the technical aspects of metaphysics that they overlook the basic necessity for faith in their Way-shower.

The Responsive Reading contains the opening lines of the Christian message to the Hebrews. While, there is some question as to the author of the book, there is no question as to his purpose. It was to state that up to that point in time, “The climax and culmination of God’s working in history has appeared in the man Jesus of Nazareth” (The Interpreter’s One-Volume Commentary on the Bible). Throughout the Old Testament God had communicated with His people through prophets and in fragmentary messages. But the advent of Jesus was more than that. In essence, he was the full statement of God’s message to men; and that message could not be expressed in words alone, but must be expressed in a human life, “a life whose obedience and dedication mark the turning point of human history and embody the love of God for men” (Ibid.). As a wax seal on a letter signifies the sender of the letter, the author of Hebrews stated that Jesus’ life was stamped with the seal of God and proved his divine origin.

The wording of verse 5: “Thou art my Son” is part of a legal formula used in ancient adoption ceremonies and was well known to the rabbis. To the rabbis angels were considered as God’s intermediaries bringing God’s law to men. Jesus is greater than that-he actually fulfills the law. Jesus’ life expressed the essence of God’s love for His people (Ibid,). Theological leaders come and go. But the message of Jesus remains forever constant-“the same yesterday, and today, and for ever.”

Section 1: Jesus’ Divine Origin Entitles Him to Sonship
A central theme in Jewish theology has been the expectation of a Messiah whose coming would eclipse all the worldly ways and means and bring the rule of God’s harmonious law on earth. Recalling the atmosphere of hope and expectancy surrounding the inauguration of the new president of The United States, one might catch a fraction of the hope and expectation the Jews had in the Messiah. This new child would be named “Immanuel” or God with us (B1). This new ruler shall be guided “by a divinely-inspired wisdom which shall command the awe with which men regard the council of God” (Dummelow). With these endowments he will surpass what all earthly rulers have ever done (B2).

Luke’s account of Jesus’ origin (B3) was written for a Gentile audience. The Jews didn’t actually require a supernatural birth to prove divine sonship, but Hellenistic tradition did. Kings and heroes of ancient myth all were born of the gods. While some have used these facts to question the divine circumstances of Jesus’ birth, there is no reason for us to doubt the validity of the virgin birth. Dummelow writes that the Holy Ghost, which came upon Mary, was the “creative power of God.” It overshadowed her “like the Shekinah in the Temple, or the cloud of glory at the transfiguration, which symbolized the divine presence.” This event is definitely meant to be understood as a divine occurrence wholly apart from human circumstance.

Rather than attempting to explain away the possibility of the virgin birth, as many modern theologians have done, Mary Baker Eddy fully embraced it and explained it on a spiritually scientific basis. She saw the virgin birth as being a key factor in Jesus’ ability to overcome all earthly challenges. He was the “divinely royal man” the “royal reflection of the infinite” (S2). His character expressed God’s image. She quotes George Noyes’ translation: “Who, being a brightness from His glory, and an image of His being.” Dummelow notes that brightness “contains double notion of derivation and manifestation.” The quality of Jesus’ character demonstrated God was his Father. Take the time to really consider the importance of the virgin birth. Why do you think it is a key element in understanding how Jesus proved his dominion over the flesh? How can this help you to overcome material obstacles?

Section 2: Jesus Was Inseparable from Christ
Jesus’ reputation was built on his healing ability (B4). The disciples’ first response to Jesus’ question as to who the people thought he was (B5) wasn’t altogether negative. The popular views were in fact, quite complimentary. John, Elijah, and Jeremiah were well-known and respected for their “fearless courage, singular devotion, unflinching loyalty to high ideals, and were men of great simplicity and stern self-discipline” (The Abingdon Bible Commentary). Jesus didn’t really follow the mold of what the people expected the Messiah to be, so it was natural for them to assume he was a prophet returned from the dead. Wanting to see whether the disciples had a more enlightened view, Jesus repeated his question to them. Peter acknowledged that Jesus was the “anointed” that is, he was “sent from God to perform a prescribed task” (Interpreter’s). The word Peter used was also meant to signify a returning monarch chosen by God to be His vicegerent. In this way kings were spoken of as “God’s son.” So Peter was acknowledging Jesus’ divine authority in more ways than one.

Mrs. Eddy points out that Jesus and Christ are not synonymous, but the man named Jesus represented the Christ better than anyone else before or since (S4). She refers to him as the “highest human concept of the perfect man” (S5). It was his inseparability from God that enabled him “to demonstrate his control over matter.” It was important that his disciples understand clearly who he was. The rest of the world may not have fully understood, as they do not today, but his disciples got the picture. This understanding dictated how they followed him and directed their ministries. Do we fully understand who he was? Do we really believe it? It is essential that we do if we expect our ministries to be fruitful.

Section 3: “I am the way, the truth, and the life…”
How do you know whether someone claiming to be an authority really has the credentials to be taken seriously? In our time, anyone can start a blog and spout their spiritual views and personal theories. The self-help section of any bookstore is brimming with self-appointed gurus of human nature and wisdom. Some feel the only authorization they need is Oprah’s stamp of approval. That may be all they need to make a chunk of money on book sales, but that doesn’t make them legitimate spiritual advisors. As we have a plethora of “spiritual” resources today, so the people of Jesus’ time had to distinguish between a pretender and a legitimate messenger from God. They couldn’t miss the healing works Jesus performed, and they heard his sermons, but they continually asked him over and over to prove who he was (B6). Jesus patiently persisted in reminding them that if his words weren’t enough, his works would bear sufficient witness. He knew that those who were truly in touch with God would understand and follow him. He told them plainly that he was “the way, the truth, and the life” (B7). He stated bluntly that following his teaching was the only way to fully comprehend God.

Jesus wasn’t talking about his human personality. He meant that the Christ he embodied was the way (B8). The Christ was “the godliness which animated him.” Mrs. Eddy writes that even though Jesus was human, he was “endowed with the Christ…without measure” (S9). He did have a specific mission. He also had divine authority unmatched by anyone else. His birth was unique among men and he maintained his purpose throughout his career. He never wavered or broke character. He truly was the Son of God, and he showed “the difference between the offspring of Soul and of material sense.” The only endorsement he needed was from his Father and that gave him the authority to show us the way. Do you think there is more than one way to get to God? Are you willing to accept the Christ as your way to salvation?

Section 4: Jesus’ Role as Teacher of the Truth
The Holy Spirit present at Jesus’ baptism motivated his entire ministry. His healing work had caught the attention of the general population and they were happy to receive him (B8). While it is noted that Jesus conducted his ministry within the general parameters of Jewish tradition, the content of his teachings were not your usual fare. This caught the attention of the Pharisees. They couldn’t deny the healing works, but they did not catch on to his message. They asked, “How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?” (B10). In other words, “How can this man teach without being a student of a recognized teacher himself?” Dummelow paraphrases Jesus’ response: “My teaching, like that of the prophets of old, is a direct inspiration from God, and not, like that of the scribes, a tradition of men.”

Jesus often utilized parables in his teaching. One of the best known is the parable of the mustard seed (B11). It has been interpreted over the years in a both positive and negative light. For instance, the tiny seed growing into a great herb or tree has been thought of as symbolic of either the Christian movement with room to shelter all those in need; or as an overgrown religious organization with cumbersome branches filled with places for predators to hide. The gentler view seems to be closer to the mark. Abingdon, focusing on the idea that the tiniest seed becomes one of the greatest herbs, comments that the parable shows there are unseen spiritual forces at work in human experience-“forces which take our small human efforts and through them attain results for which those efforts alone are unable to account.”

We can safely lean toward the uplifting interpretation of the story. Mrs. Eddy saw that tiny grain of Truth as capable of achieving great things (S12). But she emphasized the point that for the truths Jesus taught to really take root in the world, we need to be consciously at work to put those teachings to practice (S16). Citations S13 through S15 briefly summarize some highlights of what Jesus taught. They seem pretty fundamental to most of us. But like the little seed, they contain the foundation stones upon which our entire understanding is built. Ponder these basics and see how they permeate the entire teaching. Remember too, that as Jesus’ teachings were not based on those of previous earthly teachers, so Christian Science is apart from human theories. We too, get our authority from directly God.

Section 5: Jesus’ Role as Master Shows Us the Way
Jesus earned the title of Master by proving his authority over every obstacle. Jesus’ stilling of the storm (B13) showed us that Christ has dominion no matter how extreme a situation may be. Whether the storms are in our own lives or society as a whole, we can awaken the Christ slumbering within consciousness to provide peace and safety. Interpreter’s points out that in the ancient world, a sudden storm was believed to be caused by demons. Jesus’ rebuke of the storm foreshadowed his casting out the demons from the Gadarene. It is said, “Knowledge of a demon’s name gave the exorcist power over the possessed person” (Abingdon). This would indicate that Jesus was consciously demonstrating his mastery over this evil belief in a way the people would recognize. It was also believed that demons were terrified at not having a host to dwell in, which is why they begged to be sent into the swine. This is all superstition of course, but it shows that Jesus was able to handle any case regardless of how strange the beliefs might be, and that he could adapt his methods to meet the level of understanding of those around him and still accomplish healing.

While popular thought today urges many pathways to the same end, Christian Scientists should take note that we have one Master-Christ Jesus. Mrs. Eddy made sure that her students recognized Jesus preeminent place in the scheme of things. He earned his title through the works he did (S17). A Master shows his students how to do things. Jesus showed us how to practice dominion over all evil. The mission of Christian Science is to explain the rules by which Jesus exercised his divine authority (S18). Mrs. Eddy felt that her discovery came through the promised Comforter (S19). With her discovery came the ability to prove that the Christ Principle still operates today. As students of the Master, we are expected to utilize divine authority over all evil and heal the sick as he did.

Section 6: Jesus’ Role as the Way Leads Us to the Wellspring of Life
Many commentaries agree that the story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well (B14) is intended to show that Jesus didn’t only come for Israel, but for the whole world. The Samaritans had many religious practices in common with the Jews, but they also had disagreements that caused a bitter schism between them. Not only does Jesus break protocol by asking a favor of a Samaritan; he has no qualms about taking the time to teach a woman, and one with a questionable background at that. The rabbis of the time refused to teach women at all and wouldn’t even speak to them in public (Dummelow). Apparently the woman herself was surprised by Jesus’ boldness. Similar to Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus, the discourse takes place on more than one level. While she is talking about merely water, Jesus is thinking about the wellspring of Spirit. As usual, there are multiple views as to the interpretive meaning of the story. Some say the “five husbands” represent the five senses. Others feel they represent five different gods worshipped by the Samaritans. It is interesting that the woman, once convinced of Jesus’ status, becomes an evangelist herself. She spreads the word to others in town and Jesus actually hung around for a couple of days to teach them. Even those thought inferior by the Jews, made a point of finding out firsthand what Jesus had to say.

Jesus didn’t pre-judge either the woman or the Samaritans as not being receptive or worthy to hear his message. He beheld everyone as “God’s own likeness” (S23). The woman believed Jesus was the Christ. She realized that he indeed was a source of living water. Just so, all mortals will eventually turn to Christ (S21). Jesus knew that the way he taught was the only one by which men could find eternal life in God. He forsook all material systems and expected us to as well (S24). Once this woman realized what Jesus offered she immediately changed the course of her life and set about learning and sharing the gospel. Jesus didn’t discriminate. He joyfully and freely brought the truth to anyone who’d listen. Do you yearn for that “living water”? Are you impressed enough by the Christ to share it with everyone?

Spreading the gospel these days doesn’t always come across the way it is intended too. Merely declaring the truth and talking about it doesn’t cut it. But if we truly take the time to ponder the magnitude of Jesus’ teachings and what his example means to the world, we can follow that example. We can be alive to the Truth of the teaching, prove our Mastery over evil, and follow the Way Jesus pointed out to the path of eternal life.
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Camp Director’s Note: This sharing is the latest in an ongoing, 8-year series of CedarS Bible Lesson “mets” (metaphysical application ideas) contributed weekly by a rotation of CedarS Resident Practitioners and occasionally by other metaphysicians. (To keep the flow of the practitioner’s ideas intact and to allow for more selective printing the “Possible Sunday School Topics” come on a following page or subsequent email.) This weekly offering is intended to encourage further study and application of ideas in the lesson and to invigorate Sunday School participation by students and by the budding teachers on our staff. Originally sent JUST to my Sunday School students and to campers, staff and CedarS families who wanted to continue at home and in their home Sunday Schools the same type of focused Lesson study, application and inspiration they had felt at camp, CedarS lesson “mets” are in no way meant to be definitive or conclusive or in any way a substitute for daily study of the lesson. The thoughts presented are the inspiration of the moment and are offered to give a bit more dimension, background and new angles on daily applicability to some of the ideas and passages being studied. The weekly Bible Lessons are copyrighted by the Christian Science Publishing Society and are printed in the Christian Science Quarterly as available at Christian Science Reading Rooms or online at eBibleLesson.com or myBibleLesson.com. The citations referenced (i.e. B1 and S28) from this week’s Bible Lesson in the “met” (metaphysical application ideas) are taken from the King James Version of the Bible (B1-24) and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. (S1-30) The Bible and Science and Health are the ordained pastor of the Churches of Christ, Scientist. The Bible Lesson is the sermon read in Christian Science church services throughout the world. The Lesson-Sermon speaks individually through the Christ to everyone, providing unique insights and tailor-made applications for each one. We are glad you requested this metaphysical sharing and hope that you find some of the ideas helpful in your daily spiritual journey, in your deeper digging in the books and in closer bonding with your Comforter and Pastor. Enjoy!
Warren Huff, Camp Director, director@cedarscamps.org (636) 394-6162
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Ideas & Possible Questions to ask your S.S. students (or the S.S. student in you) to help apply the “Christ Jesus” Bible Lesson
Possible Sunday School Topics by Amy Robbins [with bracketed italics by Warren Huff]
for the Christian Science Bible Lesson on “Christ Jesus” for March 1, 2009

Possible Sunday School Topic (P.S.S.T.)-Golden Text and Responsive Reading – The Golden Text talks about God giving us an understanding, that we can know Him. As you explore what Jesus taught and showed his followers (us), think about how that helps us to know God better and to more fully understand Him. How do the teachings and healing works of Jesus give you an understanding to know God better and to feel at one with Him?

[Responsive Reading – According to Hebrews what elevated Jesus above his “fellows” was that he “loved righteousness and hated iniquity.” (RR, Hebrews 1:9, derived from Ps. 45:7) Like Jesus, do we so love the amazing potential of God’s man (at one with all good) that we hate (despise and are disgusted by) the bad that is always falsely promising to be good? Or, are we sometimes tempted to believe the lies and be sympathetic with friends lured by sensuality and materialism, like we might be missing out on lower enjoyments by upholding higher standards and seeking “higher enjoyments (that) alone can satisfy the cravings of immortal man.”? (S&H 60:31) Let’s be more attentive hosts to good thoughts, “entertain angels,” or “the inspiration of goodness, purity, and immortality, counteracting all evil, sensuality, mortality.” (S&H 548:16, 581:5) We can consistently find our highest enjoyment in DOING right by affirming that “in God I have everything I need and I know it!” Then, as a doing child of God, we too can be “better than the angels.” (RR, Heb. 1:4, 5) See Misc. 252:11 about “the entire purpose of true education … to make one enjoy doing right”. You can consistently maintain your high camp standards of right thinking, acting and entertainment and so be a “fun raiser” wherever you are! God’s counting on you to be such a “good doer,” and we are too! But, beware of falling into an un-humble air of being a “do-gooder,” acting “holier than thou.” Remember that Jesus was often accused of being a “friend of sinners” – but never a friend of sin. (Luke 7:34, S&H 53:1) How can you hate poor choices (sin) and yet be a true friend to those who make poor choices (sinners)?]

Section 1 – What is so significant that Jesus would follow the prophecy in Isaiah? (B1, B2) What do the verses in Isaiah say about the child born to a virgin? How might Mary have felt being told she would have a child? How would you feel if an angel gave you that message? (B3) What was so special about Mary that she would be open and receptive to that thought?

[In this week’s CedarS Lesson met, Craig Ghislin writes: “Take the time to really consider the importance of the virgin birth. Why do you think it is a key element in understanding how Jesus proved his dominion over the flesh? How can this help you to overcome material obstacles?”]

Section 2 – What was so important about the disciples knowing who Jesus really was? Why might some have said that Jesus was John the Baptist, Elijah, or Jeremiah? Peter was quick to acknowledge the Messiah in Jesus. How can we follow that example?

[In this week’s CedarS Lesson met, Craig Ghislin writes: “Mrs. Eddy … refers to Jesus as the “highest human concept of the perfect man” (S5). It was his inseparability from God that enabled him “to demonstrate his control over matter.” It was important that his disciples understand clearly who he was. The rest of the world may not have fully understood, as they do not today, but his disciples got the picture. This understanding dictated how they followed him and directed their ministries. Do we fully understand who he was? Do we really believe it? It is essential that we do if we expect our ministries to be fruitful.”]

Section 3 – Have you ever asked for a sign when you already know that you’re going the right way? How often do we ask for proof of something when we know it’s already a fact? Jesus avoided repeating what he had been saying over and over, simply by pointing others back to his works (his actions). Are we ready to follow wholeheartedly what Jesus taught, or do we need more proof, reasons, or examples?

[In this week’s CedarS Lesson met, Craig Ghislin writes:”Jesus … never wavered or broke character. He truly was the Son of God, and he showed “the difference between the offspring of Soul and of material sense.” The only endorsement he needed was from his Father and that gave him the authority to show us the way. Do you think there is more than one way to get to God? Are you willing to accept the Christ as your way to salvation?]

Section 4 – What was so significant about the way that Jesus taught? How did the parables that he shared speak directly to his followers? Did Jesus need to share long, in depth descriptions? How was he able to plant a grain of mustard seed of truth in everyone he spoke to? What is the effect of this mustard seed?

[In this week’s CedarS Lesson met, Craig Ghislin writes:”Abingdon, focusing on the idea that the tiniest seed becomes one of the greatest herbs, comments that the parable shows there are unseen spiritual forces at work in human experience-“forces which take our small human efforts and through them attain results for which those efforts alone are unable to account.” … Remember too, that as Jesus’ teachings were not based on those of previous earthly teachers, so Christian Science is apart from human theories. We too, get our authority from directly God.” Travis Thomas shared a great physical healing on Wednesday at our testimony meeting in Creve Coeur, Missouri that came about as a result of prayer and the angel message that linked speaking with author-ity to the author having the last word and say so. Are you willing to let mortal mind, the economy, politics, or your past history write the rest of your life story? Or, will you think outside the box, speak out with authority, and act out God’s wonderful story for you?]

Section 5 – Jesus was faced with a horrible storm and a crazy man, yet he had no fear and was never taken aback. How was that the first step in those demonstrations? How can we follow that example to cast out devils from our own thinking? Jesus demonstrated constantly and consistently how to heal. How do we do likewise?

[In this week’s CedarS Lesson met, Craig Ghislin writes: “A Master shows his students how to do things. Jesus showed us how to practice dominion over all evil. The mission of Christian Science is to explain the rules by which Jesus exercised his divine authority (S18). Mrs. Eddy felt that her discovery came through the promised Comforter (S19). With her discovery came the ability to prove that the Christ Principle still operates today. As students of the Master, we are expected to utilize divine authority over all evil and heal the sick as he did. … Jesus earned the title of Master by proving his authority over every obstacle. Jesus’ stilling of the storm (B13) showed us that Christ has dominion no matter how extreme a situation may be. Whether the storms are in our own lives or society as a whole, we can awaken the Christ slumbering within consciousness to provide peace and safety.” What storms in your life would you like to have calmed by the authority of the Christ? …. Every wonder why Jesus cast the demons into the herd of swine? Craig explains: “Interpreter’s points out that in the ancient world, a sudden storm was believed to be caused by demons. Jesus’ rebuke of the storm foreshadowed his casting out the demons from the Gadarene. It is said, “Knowledge of a demon’s name gave the exorcist power over the possessed person” (Abingdon). This would indicate that Jesus was consciously demonstrating his mastery over this evil belief in a way the people would recognize. It was also believed that demons were terrified at not having a host to dwell in, which is why they begged to be sent into the swine. This is all superstition of course, but it shows that Jesus was able to handle any case regardless of how strange the beliefs might be, and that he could adapt his methods to meet the level of understanding of those around him and still accomplish healing.”

Geith Plimmer, a wonderful, Christian Science practitioner from Great Britain who lectured in the 1970s spoke about the importance of the Gadarene man staying in his community to demonstrate to them his healing and mastery over demonic possession. Geith also compared the Gadarene’s initial dramatic contrasts of living in the mountains and in the tombs to the highs and lows of split personalities and extremism that can all be healed by the Christ. What mood swings and religious extremism can you identify to be healed? When the man was healed, clothed and learning at the feet of Jesus, Geith hypothesized that he was being given a graded stairwell of the 10 Commandments to keep him from falling through a “horrible hole” from highs to a very low mental state symbolized by the tombs. Are you and your family and Sunday School students well-grounded in the 10 Commandments that will heal depression, mood swings and extremism in themselves and the world? If not go back to the basics of the Ten Commandments as found in the 1st Bible Lesson of 2009 and review them as Building Specs for you from “Spirit, the great architect.” S&H 68:5 (See the end of the CedarS 369th posted “met” at http://www.cedarscamps.org/metaphysical/default.htm?class=met&ref=369)

Section 6 – Why did Jesus choose to talk with a Samaritan woman and tell her who he was? What about that woman made her receptive to the Truth? Jesus could perceive her mistakes, but didn’t judge her. How did this heal the woman’s thought? Are we ready to greet the Christ and keep it in our thought? How do we open our eyes to the good already given us and see it in our everyday expression?

[In this week’s CedarS Lesson met, Craig Ghislin wrote: “Jesus … forsook all material systems and expected us to as well (S24). Once this woman realized what Jesus offered she immediately changed the course of her life and set about learning and sharing the gospel. She spreads the word to others in town and Jesus actually hung around for a couple of days to teach them. Even those thought inferior by the Jews, made a point of finding out firsthand what Jesus had to say. Jesus didn’t discriminate. He joyfully and freely brought the truth to anyone who’d listen. Do you yearn for that “living water”? Are you impressed enough by the Christ to share it with everyone?”]

Warren Huff, Executive Director
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