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Insights from Cobbey Crisler, Ken Cooper & others for The Christian Science Bible Lesson on

for September 6, 2020

GEM#1: Read, hear & see (using links in Isa. 35:7 below) a sampling of testimonies and applications ideas proven at CedarS for Isaiah 35 (Responsive Reading) as part of CedarS divinely-defined purpose. They’ve been passed along to CedarS staff by “oral tradition” from CedarS Founder Ruth E. Huff and its present Directors, Warren Huff & Holly Huff Bruland:
[Ruth E. Huff on CedarS purpose and Isaiah 35:] "In asking God what His/Her purpose was in founding CedarS Camps near Lebanon, Missouri, I (Ruth) opened the Bible "at random" for a divine answer and the first words that I saw were "the glory of Lebanon." (Isaiah 35:2) Since that first summer in 1962, every Counselor Training course has featured the vital importance of putting into practice each word of all ten verses of Isaiah 35 as CedarS divinely-given "marching orders."

Putting into practice Isaiah 35:1:"The wilderness* and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose" CedarS staff work together to put a full stop to the three opening, negative parts of Mary Baker Eddy's definition of "WILDERNESS. Loneliness; doubt; darkness." and to replace these temporary dark aspects with the lasting joys of her spiritual definition of wilderness as: "Spontaneity of thought and idea; the vestibule in which a material sense of things disappears, and spiritual sense unfolds the great facts of existence." (SH 597) CedarS Bible Lands Park (BLP) features the great growth that all major Bible characters experienced in the wilderness when they had to go outside their “comfort zones” to find their “spiritual growth zones.” This stretching and growth happens intentionally every day and really every hour with CedarS Mets that kick-off each activity with a spiritual sense of it and of every participant.
Solos are another tradition for older campers and staff that feature a sacred, "solitary place" and set-aside time to commune one-to-one with God. In BLP, what was a deserted place has been transformed into the lush land of Sharon, even with blooming roses of Sharon.

Putting into practice Isaiah 35:2: “It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing: the glory of Lebanon shall be given unto it, the excellency of Carmel and Sharon, they shall see the glory of the Lord, and the excellency of our God.”
The blossomingexcellency” of all at CedarS is celebrated with unique Quality Awards;
our 5th Fundamental is “We expect to make camping at CedarS fun!”;
every meal includes singing; and, at every Wednesday Testimony meeting all see and hear amazing testimonies to the glory and excellency of our God.

Putting into practice Isaiah 35:3, “Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees.” Above and beyond the physical healings of weak hands and feeble knees that could be related here, shine the examples in every camper and staff member (as part of their God-ordained purpose at CedarS) to strengthen their grasp on Truth through hourly Mets and more as well as to quicken and firm-up their resolve to take a “stand for right especially when it’s not the popular thing to do.” [part of CedarS Torchbearer pledge]

Putting into practice Isaiah 35:4, a big part of each CedarS counselor job is to lovingly “Say to them that are of a fearful heart, be strong, fear not…” Throughout each day CedarS staff members constantly accentuate “Christ’s keynote of harmony, ‘Be not afraid!’” (SH 410:30)

Putting into practice Isaiah 35:5, “Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened. And the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped.” [A wonderful, instantaneous healing happened at CedarS ~20 years ago when a workman was blinded by an accidental splash of acetone. A healing of a preexisting hole in a camper’s ear drum happened a couple of years ago. Above and beyond these “miracles”, we witness daily shining examples of campers and staff awakening to the “gratitude that outlaws blindness to present good” as well as to a new openness to hear and obey our guardian angels that are either whispering or thundering in our ears “This is the way, walk ye in it!” [Isaiah 39:21, Misc. 539:23]

Putting into practice Isaiah 35:6, “Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing…” We have also witnessed physical healings at CedarS of a Division 1 football player on the day he broke a foot being able to leap & run — eager for Football Camp — as well as a kindergartner who had not talked for over a year being able to open up and speak at CedarS.
But the day to day fulfillment of these promises comes in symbolic ways as campers and staff leave behind a crippling, “material sense of things…” that mutes the expression of their true spiritual identities which “break out” as “spiritual sense unfolds the great facts of existence.” (Definition of Wilderness, SH 597)

Putting into practice Isaiah 35:7, “And the parched ground shall become a pool…” This prophesy was fulfilled, six days before the opening of CedarS 50th season, when our promised, under-construction “Mediterranean Sea” was parched and would have remained so all summer without divine help. I was impelled to quickly obey divine guidance to seal-off a drain and to transfer runoff from a record storm that filled the lake before Opening Day 2011 with 60 million gallons of “holy water.” [Hear details related by Warren about this and other “miraculous” demonstrations including a life-saving hymn sing healing as told to staff in CedarS June 2018 precamp. Or see a YouTube version in a 5-6-18 Inspirational talk. My Hymn Sing healing is 19 minutes in on YouTube and the 60-million gallons in 6 days is at 31 minutes into my 2018 Principia Parent Association inspirational on YouTube.]

Putting into practice Isaiah 35:8, “And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness;” This promise from God was fulfilled in “concrete” terms by the completion of Interstate 44 a few years after CedarS opened in 1962. This reduced trips from St. Louis to CedarS from 5 hours on 2-lane 'Route 66,' with its hills, curves and trucks to a beautiful and smooth 2.5-hour drive. But the deeper, daily meaning comes from the time and effort one always saves by taking “The way of holiness.” This is God’s “alias” for CedarS that we strive to demonstrate as we work to fulfill our purpose to “give each camper an appreciation of spiritual sense.”

Putting into practice Isaiah 35:9, “No lion shall be there, nor any ravenous beast…but the redeemed of the Lord shall walk there.” Our little piece of heaven in the Missouri Ozarks is free of all ravenous beasts, and by design, free of strife-filled thoughts, words and ways. On a nearly daily basis, time traveling campers and visitors walking on CedarS Time Travelers’ Trail in Bible Lands Park, are redeemed from beastly, strife-filled thoughts by pledging (like Daniel in the Lions’ Den) to 'win without a fight' – and (like David) to be quick to forgive, and so be forgiven and redeemed.

Putting into practice Isaiah 35:10, “And the ransomed of the Lord shall return… they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.” In addition to welcoming new family members, over a thousand campers and staff return to CedarS year after year to experience the nonstop joy of “Spontaneity of thought and idea” (another spiritual aspect of “Wilderness,” SH 597) and to put a “full stop” (period) to the “sorrow and sighing” of fables like “Loneliness; doubt; darkness” that they may “flee away.” (Let these aspects of a merely material view of “Wilderness” vanish as a dream. SH 597)

GEM #2: Find satisfaction, not in a physical, Male-Female union, but only in our original, spiritual indivisibility! Cobbey Crisler on the end of Genesis 1 (B2):
“Verse 26. Here in a book noted for its monotheism we find plural words relative to God. (“Let US make man in OUR likeness…”) Father-Mother (F-M) must be together indivisibly or we have more than one God. If there’s indivisibility in the original there must be indivisibility in the product.

Verse 27. To have Male-Female (M-F) in the product means that it’s in the original.
On IMAGE, Clemet of Alexandria wrote: “In our view, image of God is not an object of sense, but a mental object, perceived not by the senses, but by the mind.” But in Genesis 2:7 the mental model is dropped and in the material account of creation God forms man out of dust—the very OPPOSITE view.
This mimics the opposite view of male and female that is widely promoted in which sex promises us all satisfaction in a physical union —but does it deliver? The very definition of sex is division, not indivisibility. “The sensualist’s affections… and pleasures” would put one through lots of fitful, mental contortions that Mary Baker Eddy describes as “imaginary, whimsical, and unreal” (Science & Health, p. 241: 8).
(Transcribed from notes taken during Cobbey Crisler talks by Warren Huff in the margins of his Bible)

GEM#3: Daily commit to gladly obey each Commandment to feel harmonious wholeness within & express “the whole of man in His image & likeness.” [SH 340:9+, S5; Deut. 7:9, B2; Ex. 20:1+, B8; Mark 12:29+, B9]

Jesus says the greatest of the two great Commandments is to “love God with all your heart… soul & … mind” (Matt. 22:37). It’s lived by whole-heartedly putting into practice the 1st 4 Commandments, summed up below:
#1. Celebrate examples of God’s unfailing, freeing love if ever tempted to be worried!** Click on each # below for elements of a Barry Huff podcast series on The 10 Commandments at It starts with
#2. Quit thinking most about material things and bodies that will never be “up to the job” of being God.
#3. Don’t say O.M.G. (“Oh, My God!”) unless you are praying God’s name and expecting a quick answer!
#4. Remember—give loving attention to—God’s Genesis 1 Sabbath & work out from perfection, not up to it!

Jesus says the second great Commandments is to “love your neighbor as yourself” (Matt. 22:39). It’s lived by whole-heartedly putting into practice the rest of the Commandments, summed up below:
#5. Respect and obey all RIGHT authority figures and boundaries in your life.

#6. Refuse (re-fuse) to get angry, make fun of or put anyone down! (unchecked superiority leads to killing Matt.5:21+)

#7. Seek deep satisfaction in all God’s given and keep your promises (unchecked lust leads to adultery Matt.5:27+)

#8. Stop trying to GET happiness & instead try to GIVE it! (fulfill your “reason for existing… to impart…” My. 165)

#9. Stop saying what’s not REALLY true of others or of you (bear true witness— “tell …the whole truth… so help me God!”)

#10. Feel & say of others’ good “Thank You God! That’s Mine Too! (TYG! TMT! Is more powerful than TNT!)

**I’ve found it helpful to know that Jews combine our 1st and 2nd Commandments as their 2nd Commandment. They regard the preceding verse not only as the 1st Commandment, but also as a divine reminder of how God saved them – delivering them out of slavery in Egypt: “I am the Lord thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage” (Exodus 20:2 & Deuteronomy 5:6).

We can daily live out the healing power of the 10 Commandments as we live-up to the truism that “to whom much is given, much is expected.” With all my heart I praise and thank God daily as I mentally review the many prayer-based healings God has given me. With ALL glory to God, these demonstrations of divine power (as shared in GEM#1 talk links above) have come to me in the form of:

  • my yielding to divine Mind’s harmony 12 yrs. ago for a rapid dissolving of a cancerous growth;
  • an instantaneous healing of a broken arm (later x-ray verified before playing D-1 football);
  • a $100k gift offered a few minutes after I knew the need & was truly grateful in advance it was met;
  • God filling Mediterranean Ski Lake w/60 mil. gal. of holy water 6 days before CedarS 50th opening;
  • a divine drenching of a wildfire (Hope for all wildfires since “Impossibilities never occur.” SH 245:27)

“What cannot God do?” [These testimonies & others to be shared with the Christian Science periodicals.]

GEM#4: See ALL you do as flowing in divinely perfect placement and timing – for God’s glory!
(An A.P. (Answered Prayer) History “App” for Eccl. 3:14 (B4) applied to all life endeavors!)
[Warren:] When our daughter, Holly Huff (now Bruland), was on the Principia Upper School basketball team they made it into the district semi-final tournament. They were up against a highly favored Orchard Farm team that featured a very tall, dominate post player.

During the Principia School team prayer session before this game Holly shared one application idea from the Bible lesson that she had been trying to apply to her three-point shooting. She also shared another idea about Jesus’ knowing the thoughts of his opponents that she was hoping to apply to her defensive work as well as her knowing when to pass and shoot in her work as a point and shooting guard.

The Spiritual Application idea that relates to shooting appears again in this week’s Bible Lesson. The citation is from Ecclesiastes 3:14 (B4): “whatsoever God doeth shall be forever…”

  • (It goes on…) “nothing can be put to it,”—as in an “air-ball” (or a short) shot would need to have more “put to it” to score —
  • “nor any thing taken from it”—as in a “brick” (or a long volleyball set or out of bounds “kill shot”) that would need to have something “taken from it” to make it count.

The key to shooting such a perfect, “nothing-but-net” shot in basketball (soccer, volleyball…) is to make sure that it is “whatsoever God” is doing— to acknowledge it is being done through God and for His/Her glory.

The second Spiritual Application idea had to do with each player’s right to have and to follow right, “all-knowing” Mind’s intuitions. This was “seeking first the kingdom of God” and among the many “added-unto” blessings that followed would be both seeing and making perfect passes as well as anticipating and intercepting the other team’s passes. This application idea was based on a Bible story in the Lesson in which “Jesus knew their thoughts”. [This is from citation B15, in which Jesus detected opposing thoughts before he healed the paralyzed man. Matthew 9:4]

With just 5 minutes in the 4th quarter of this District Basketball Tournament, Principia, as the “Cinderella” or “David team” against the “Goliath team,” was down by 12 points. Coach Norm Purdy called a time-out and reaffirmed those application ideas as they applied to having a strong finish for this game and the season – all of it for God’s glory.

When these inspired young women came back out on the court, it was like a different game. Principia players anticipated pass after pass from their opponents to make great steals, passes and lay-ups – as well as a flawless series of perfect three-point shots. As the clock clicked down to the final buzzer, Prin was still down by two points. The play that had been drawn up wasn’t open. So, Holly had to “put up a prayer” from well beyond the three-point arc. Just as the buzzer went off it “swished” through the net – all for God’s glory—all as part of “whatsoever God” was doing. With that amazing 1-point win, Principia advanced to the district championship.

Thanks be to God for every time you feel in a divinely flowing rhythm with perfectly accurate anticipation, timing and execution of “whatsoever God is doing” through you—all for His/Her glory!

As I watched them disappearing into the distance, I suddenly felt that chance encounter years ago was no chance, but ordained by Love, and the presence of God filled my heart.

GEM#5: Lovingkindness will draw all mankind to God for solutions to world problems!
Cobbey Crisler on Jeremiah 31 (and citation B10, Jer. 31:3)

“In Chapter 31, which is Jeremiah’s greatest chapter, he predicts the new covenant will come. He defines it. In Verse 3 he shows that the new covenant is definitely based on the comprehension of God as love. It’s that very “lovingkindness” that will draw all mankind to God for the solution of the world problems.”— [to make “their soul (spiritual sense) as a watered garden.” (Jer. 31:12)
“Heal the Sick”: A Scriptural Record, by B. Cobbey Crisler**

GEM#6: Listen on YouTube to the monologue The Shunammite: It Is Well read by Sue Cooper, and experience the presence of God in her heart. This monologue written by Ken Cooper echoes the Shunammite woman’s affirmations upon losing her son in Bible citation 12, II Kings 4:8-36 [This prayer is sung in Hymn 350 which ends “All, all is well.”]

The story of the great Shunammite woman is one of steadfast faith, being lifted to a higher level of understanding, knowing that the truth of being, in which all is well, is not just for the moment, but for all time. No matter what the material evidence, the spiritual Truth can never change. The life of man can never change from its perfection and reflection of God. In the monologue spoken by the Shunammite, we hear her full story, from the meeting with Elisha, his promise of her motherhood, through to the challenge of her son dying in her arms. Her utter resolve, holding fast to the truth, and keeping her thoughts to herself, knowing “It is well” is such an example. Her faith in Elisha and his closeness to God was so well rewarded. The kingdom of heaven was present in her thinking, and she saw it mirrored in the on-going life of her son. Listen to the monologue The Shunammite: It Is Well read by Sue Cooper, and experience the presence of God in her heart.

The beauty of man is the beauty of God. When we love God and love God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength, it is natural to share the same love for everything God made. Wherever we look reflects His goodness, and there can be no exceptions. In like manner, the infinity of the kingdom of God is our guarantee that it abides within our consciousness, and is our awareness of God, ever-present good. This kingdom is not something one seeks out, as for a special holiday to look forward to, – it is the here and now, the infinite expression of I AM THAT I AM, – perfect God and perfect man. Both have to exist together, man the proof of God, the constant evidence of Life and its perfection.

As Mary Baker Eddy writes, “God’s being is infinity, freedom, harmony, and boundless bliss” (SH 481:3-4), exactly what the Shunammite proved in this beautiful story of clear resolve.

The words in pdf version are attached to CedarS online Met as upper right Downloads.

GEM#7: Embrace universal humanity—do good for all mankind with a “walk to Emmaus” spirit and knowledge! Cobbey Crisler on Acts 10:34-40 (B14) (+ relevant verses)

“Acts 10, verse 34, begins a lecture or sermon to the first group of Gentiles. And the opening statement that Peter makes is one that could be well considered by every denomination of Christianity today… Here Peter expressed his new view of God, that God is no respecter of persons, that God speaks to receptivity.

Acts 10:34  Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:

This new view of God, of course, leads to this next question: Should man as well be no respecter of persons? This is a tradition-shattering concept.

And Acts 10, verse 35, Peter summarizes it by saying “in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.” …

Then he begins to explain to Cornelius and the friends and acquaintances of Cornelius, the history of early Christianity. “The beginning of Christianity is traced from Galilee after John’s baptism, how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth.” … Of course, that word “anointed” immediately identifies Jesus as the Messiah. This is a point that Peter is obviously going to get across to this Gentile audience that would need some instruction in this. (See below)

Acts 10:38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.

And you find in Acts 10, verse 43, he does that by stating that “all the prophets had given witness to the Messiah, namely Jesus.”…

As soon as Peter gets into this “Walked to Emmaus” approach, in other words the comprehension of Jesus’ role in the earlier scripture, we find in Acts 10, verse 44 that “the Holy Ghost falls on all the listeners.” …

It wasn’t Peter’s idea that this should happen; it’s at the Holy Ghost’s initiative. This is disturbing to some of those that came with Peter: Jewish Christians.
And we will find it becomes even more disturbing to other elements in the church later on, for this is a departure. The question underlying this event is “Should the church be parochial or universal?” Is it simply a sect of Judaism or an outcome of Judaism, or is it the fulfillment of God’s will as expressed in prophecy with its ultimate mission to embrace universal humanity?”

After the Master What? – The Book of Actsby B. Cobbey Crisler]

GEM#8: Do whatever is necessary to bring a friend to Christ’s forgiveness and good cheer!
[W. Luke 5:18-25 has the same healing described this week in Matthew 9:2-8 (citation B15), except Luke records how the paralyzed man’s friends got him through the crowd by tearing off the roof and lowering him to Jesus to experience this remarkable healing.]
“Matthew 9, Verse 2: ‘We have a man in bed with the palsy.” Can you imagine Jesus going by a man who had been that long without moving and telling him to “be of good cheer”? But there’s nothing Jesus said that he didn’t discern was needed. What that man needed, more than physical movement, was to be of good cheer. Jesus said, “Thy sins be forgiven thee.” Jesus knew at a glance the whole history of a case.”
(Verse 3). The scribes say, “This man blasphemes.” In order to get the healing, he has to eliminate the theological obstruction to healing first.
(Verse 5). He says, “What is easier? To say, Thy sins be forgiven thee; or to say, Arise, and walk?”
(Verse 6). “Because the Son of man does have power on earth to forgive sins, (then saith he to the sick of the palsy), Arise, take up thy bed, and he goes.”
“The Book of Matthew, A Tax Collector’s Account, Auditing the Master,”
by B. Cobbey Crisler**

GEM#9: Manifest divine freedom from the flesh by focusing on what’s going on within, not on the outer man or woman. Cobbey Crisler on Paul’s discussion in Romans 8 (B16) and 2 Cor. 3.7
[Romans 8] “In Verse 19 would you agree with Paul that “the earnest expectation of the whole human race is waiting for this manifestation of the sons of God”? That it could be manifested, this sense of glory?

“Verse 21 mentions “the creature itself.” Look what is going to happen to the human body as the result of the evangelization of our mentality. As our mentality becomes more and more like God, the human body, “the creature itself, also shall be delivered.” There’s freedom, freedom from “every ill that flesh is heir to,” as Shakespeare says. “Delivered from the slavery,” literally in Greek, “the bondage of corruption,” “the slavery of decay into,” literally, “the freedom of the children of God.” The divine mode of being, as one dictionary says glory is, “into the freedom of the glory of the divine mode of being, of the divine nature, of the radiant thought of the children of God.”

If (only) all our thoughts could be at the level of such radiance. We’ve seen light come out from a human expression. We’ve met people who radiate a sense of insight. That’s just simply “the ministration of death,” as Paul says [in 2 Corinthians 3.7]. That’s in the fleshly. That’s simply an outward manifestation of what’s going on within. More should be going on within. And we’re spending most of our time trying to dress the without.”
“Glory: Divine Nature in The Bible,” by B. Cobbey Crisler**

GEM#10: Accept Christ’s ability to bring the same healing air to everyone at the same time.
[Cobbey:] “In Luke 4, Verse 40 as healing increases, we find that many healings occur, especially around the Sea of Galilee. Is it any more difficult for Jesus to heal collectively than it is individually? It doesn’t seem to take much more time, does it?

Who does Jesus say is responsible for the healing? If God is responsible for the healing, does He love all His creation as instantly as he loves each individual part of His creation? Can that love reach collectively? Is it present collectively? If that's the basis for Jesus healing, then we see that healing a multitude was just as normal and natural as breathing, and as healing an individual.

What is the atmosphere there? If the Holy Ghost is there, then we all can breathe that same air simultaneously.

The healings were apparently permanent. There was no standing in line. Jesus didn't say, "All right, all the ears, eye, nose, and throat people over here." He didn't deal with them as a specialist would deal with them. He dealt with them as a general practitioner, as if he could be consulted and he could join with others in prayer and to be at-one with God, whether it was one individual or hundreds or thousands. Remember, he fed thousands from that same point of view.”
“Book of Luke: Luke the Researcher,” by B. Cobbey Crisler**

GEM#11: Have a spiritual sense mind-set that works like Christ Jesus' invisibility-cloak! Find it natural to be divine! Cobbey Crisler on Colossians 3.2-4 (B22)
(Colossians 3:2) Have you heard the modern expression mind-set? Verse 2 is almost that literally in Greek. “That our mind-set must be on things above.” Can we have an inner spiritual sense entertained that provides the divine reason for our being, even when we’re living on the earth at a human level if we “set our mind on things above, not on things of the earth”?

(not in this lesson is Verse 3) “For ye are dead.” That’s exactly what the body is. If we are to be absent from the body, the body itself is now dead to our thought and our thought no longer responds to it. No longer worships it. The Greek word means to be away from something, to be separated from. “And your life,” we haven’t lost anything then. “Our life is,” or literally, “has been hidden with Christ in God.” (Hymn 370)

(Verse 4,) “When Christ, [who is] our life, shall appear,” what about us? “We also will appear.”

“We are joint heirs with Christ,” Paul says [in Romans 8:17], inheritors of the divine being. We are sharers, “partakers of the divine nature.” “We will appear with him,” How? “In glory.” In imperishable radiance. That’s not an abstraction. It is supersensible, but it’s concrete being. It’s a sharing of the glorious liberty of the children who find it natural to be divine.”
“Glory: Divine Nature in the Bible, by B. Cobbey Crisler**

GEM#12: Cherish “… his tender mercies … over all his works.” (Ps. 145:9, Col. 3:12, B22) Enjoy a serenade of “Tender Mercies” by two Christian Science Practitioners! See and hear Craig Ghislin, CS, and David Price, CS, two of CedarS Met contributors, singing a guitar duet of “Tender Mercies” on the back porch of our new Care House where they were serving.
[Click on either:
or on the sixth of 71 short videos on CedarS website at: ]
By accentuating the harmony, positivity and blessings that flow from receiving God’s “tender mercies,” we can and should eliminate the curses of strife and negativity that daily news and ads play up, especially in weeks before an election.

(Ps. 145:10, B25) “All thy works shall praise thee, O Lord; and thy saints shall bless thee”—as two of them do in the “Tender Mercies” duet from CedarS new Care House.

Cobbey Crisler points out in the next verses that we should encourage one another to share examples of God’s power, to stop focusing thought on strife and to quit talking about illnesses (and viruses)!
Cobbey Crisler on Ps. 145:11 (verse right after citation B25, Ps. 145:9,10)
“Psalm 145, Verse 11. A receptive, spiritually-educated, human race going to God with total commitment for the answer to all ills will no longer talk about illnesses. "They shall speak of the glory of God's kingdom, and talk of thy power."’
“Leaves of the Tree: Prescriptions from Psalms,” by B. Cobbey Crisler**

GEM#13: Rejoice in living the four elements of your being — and of “God’s being”— as you radiantly express your inner spiritual identity of “INFINITY, FREEDOM, HARMONY, and BOUNDLESS BLISS.”
These words are carved into 5-ft. long signs at CedarS Cable Ski launch as you can see by clicking the top upper-right Download. Have fun applying each spiritual element of your being to yourself with help from the word study below!

One-liner, word equations in Science & Health are “textbook” illustrations of the “Transitive Property of Equality” ( (See page 470:23 and 481:3, S27)

470:23 (the first of two simple, one-line, word equations under review) states:
(a) “Man is (=) (b) the expression of God’s being.”

Science & Health (citation S27 this week (p. 481:3) the second of two, simple, one-line, word equations under review) states:
(b) “God’s being is (=) (c) infinity, freedom, harmony, and boundless bliss.”

[W: Let’s apply to ourselves the Transitive Property of Equality: If a = b and b = c, then a = c.]

(a) “Man or YOU is/are (=) (c) the expression of infinity, freedom, harmony, and boundless bliss.”

Therefore, like CedarS Cable Ski system, like its skiers and the “Energizer Bunny,”
YOU express the synonyms for Infinity including: inexhaustibility, eternity, limitlessness, immeasurability, perpetuity (See )

Like CedarS Cable Skiers and like the Statue of Liberty,
YOU express the synonyms for freedom including: opportunity, power, ability, exemption, flexibility, immunity, privilege, right, discretion, facility, leeway, liberty, prerogative, range, scope, unrestraint, carte blanche, elbowroom, free rein, full play, full swing, plenty of rope

Like CedarS Cable Skiers and like Band, Chorus, Cabin or Family members,
YOU express the synonyms for harmony including: cooperation, friendship, consistency, good will, kinship, peace, rapport, tranquility, unanimity, understanding, unity, accord, amicability, compatibility, concord, like-mindedness

Like CedarS Cable Skiers, and like Happy Campers and Stress-free Reflections,
YOU express the synonyms for boundless bliss including: unchangeable blessedness, inexhaustible happiness, unlimited gladness, untold joy…

The reign of “infinity, freedom, harmony, and boundless bliss” rules out of you all their opposites (antonyms) of Limitation; restraint, restriction, slavery; Inharmony, Strife, disagreement, discord, fighting; Depression, sadness, sorrow, unhappiness, grief, upset

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