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Grow faith that can tackle anything, moving doubt-made mountains

Dan Carnesciali C.S., St. Louis, MO
Posted Sunday, October 14th, 2012

[Develop faith that can tackle anything, moving doubt-made mountains.]
Metaphysical Application Ideas from CedarS Camps
for the Christian Science Bible Lesson for October 21, 2012 on
"Probation After Death"
by Dan Carnesciali, CS of St. Louis, MO (314.374.5616/dancarne@gmail.com)
 
Last week, as I walked into a meeting to discuss financial data, I paused at the doorway to unite with God and be still. I recognized that I did not understand the data, and it was my job to understand it. I was pretty certain that whoever put the spreadsheet together had made some mistake. Then in a moment during the meeting, without any effort, I understood what the data meant and I was able to give direction how the company should proceed. I thought back to what had happened. I didn't feel like I "did" anything. I hadn't used effort to figure out the issue - the answer just came. It came through being connected with God that I felt as I entered the room.
 
When we are in a prayerful space, where our thoughts are quiet, we can commune with God. You can do this by quieting your thought, by letting go of thoughts about what you need to do, what you should have done, what someone else has done or should have done. In that calm mental space, feel connected with God.  Connect with the eternal divine moment. In that space, stress falls away and answers come to questions that have not been asked. A few weeks ago, in this prayerful space I heard, "God's intelligence, God's love, God's health is flowing through you." Before I begin a new activity, I pause and feel that connection with God. It doesn't take long to do this. Try it and see.
 
Some key concepts to look for in this week's Bible lesson are: faith, life, death, trials, patience, humility, victory, heart and confidence.
 
Golden Text:
"The LORD directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives." (NLT) If God were the author of every one of your actions, of course God would be happy with them. When it says that God delights in every detail of your life, another possible translation of the Hebrew could have been that God delights in the "journey". Consider how your life would be different if you believed that everyone's steps (thoughts and actions) or their entire journey through life were directed by God.
 
Responsive Reading:
"Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don't try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God's voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he's the one who will keep you on track." (The Message) Yes, listen for God's voice in everything you do.
 
Section 1 - Faith
"I know, O LORD, that a man's life is not his own; it is not for man to direct his steps." (NIV) If God orders your life, your journey, it is no longer in human hands. Our lives, seen spiritually, are inseparable from divine good. They are expressions of Life. God is living us. Our path is distinct from others', but it is not personal because it flows from God.
 
St. Paul retells the story of Enoch. He says, "The fundamental fact of existence is that this trust in God, this faith, is the firm foundation under everything that makes life worth living. By an act of faith, Enoch skipped death completely. ‘They looked all over and couldn't find him because God had taken him.' We know on the basis of reliable testimony that before he was taken ‘he pleased God.' It's impossible to please God apart from faith. Why? Because anyone who wants to approach God must believe both that he exists and that he cares enough to respond to those who seek him." (B-4, The Message
 
Speaking of faith, I recently saw a poster with this unattributed quote: "With faith you can remove mountains. With doubt you can create them." Mary Baker Eddy wrote, "Faith is higher and more spiritual than belief. It is a chrysalis state of human thought, in which spiritual evidence, contradicting the testimony of material sense, begins to appear, and Truth, the ever-present, is becoming understood." (S-5) If you are hoping for a spiritual transformation in your life like Mrs. Eddy is referring to, you may have to really let go. As you boldly follow Spirit, you may find that you head into unfamiliar territory. It may be confusing.
Consider the caterpillar. One day it is crawling around and eating leaves. The next day, it wanders away from its familiar surroundings and attaches to a branch and sheds one last time. It is beginning its transformation into and adult stage. When it sheds its outer casing, a hard protective shell called a chrysalis is revealed.  Now the caterpillar is a pupa, not a caterpillar. What is it? To make this stupendous transformation from a caterpillar into a butterfly, do you know what happens inside the chrysalis? The pupa turns into goo. Much of the pupa's body breaks down into undifferentiated cells so they can become any type of cell. These cells can come back together in an entirely different shape. And they do come together marvelously as a butterfly. Talk about having to let go and let God!  If that transformation didn't happen, there wouldn't be butterflies.
 
Section 2 - A Point Beyond Faith
Have you ever messed up big time and wanted a fresh start? That's what I hear in the passage from Psalms. When you are at a point like that is a time when you are open to cleaning up your act. And, Grace (divine Love expressing unconditional love) is right there, honoring who you really are. "Generous in love-God, give grace! Huge in mercy-wipe out my bad record. Scrub away my guilt, soak out my sins in your laundry. Soak me in your laundry and I'll come out clean, scrub me and I'll have a snow-white life. Tune me in to foot-tapping songs, set these once-broken bones to dancing. Don't look too close for blemishes; give me a clean bill of health. God, make a fresh start in me, shape a Genesis week from the chaos of my life. Don't throw me out with the trash, or fail to breathe holiness in me. Bring me back from gray exile, put a fresh wind in my sails! Give me a job teaching rebels your ways so the lost can find their way home. Commute my death sentence, God, my salvation God, and I'll sing anthems to your life-giving ways. Unbutton my lips, dear God; I'll let loose with your praise." (B-7, Psalms 51:1, 2, 7-12, The Message)
 
Consider this quote from our Leader: "One's aim, a point beyond faith, should be to find the footsteps of Truth, the way to health and holiness. We should strive to reach the Horeb height where God is revealed; and the corner-stone of all spiritual building is purity." (S-10, 241:23)   We read in Exodus 3 that Mt. Horeb is where Moses was tending sheep for his father-in-law Jethro. This is where the angel of God appeared to him in the flame in the middle of the bush. This is where God revealed Godself to Moses. [This is where those zipping into CedarS Bible Lands Park land atop a 30-foot-tall platform that features a burning bush that highlights God's biblical names for Himself, and (on the way to Time Travelers Trail) the Commandments carved in two stone tables.] Why did God choose Moses [and give these great gifts to us through him]? He wasn't the obvious choice. Remember, Moses was a rebel, a man with a bad past. Reading ahead, we know Moses becomes a great leader and communicates God's laws to the people. I see in Moses a man who was willing to take a stand for purity, to transform, to overcome his fears, and the courage to not turn away from God when asked to take on a big job. "Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God."  We are happy when our hearts are pure. That is when we experience and understand the reality of divine good. (B-9)
 
Section 3 - Growth In Grace
Jesus preaches the good news (gospel) about God's kingdom and heals with God's power. (B-10) "At the bottom of the mountain, they were met by a crowd of waiting people. As they approached, a man came out of the crowd and fell to his knees begging, "Master, have mercy on my son. He goes out of his mind and suffers terribly, falling into seizures. Frequently he is pitched into the fire, other times into the river. I brought him to your disciples, but they could do nothing for him." Jesus said, "What a generation! No sense of God! No focus to your lives! How many times do I have to go over these things? How much longer do I have to put up with this? Bring the boy here." He ordered the afflicting demon out-and it was out, gone. From that moment on the boy was well. 
 
When the disciples had Jesus off to themselves, they asked, "Why couldn't we throw it out?" "Because you're not yet taking God seriously," said Jesus. "The simple truth is that if you had a mere kernel of faith, a poppy seed, say, you would tell this mountain, ‘Move!' and it would move. There is nothing you wouldn't be able to tackle." (B-11, The Message
 
That is a humbling passage from Matthew. When it says "because of your unbelief", it literally means because you have little faith, or because your faith is weak. Faith is not complicated.  It means confidence or trust in God's power through spiritual apprehension even though the material senses can't see it or prove it. Faith comes from God, not from the human mind. Mind is infinitely aware of God's nature and the true nature of infinite creation. And, when you think of it, so are you (by reflection). With this appreciation, how do you feel about your confidence in God? Appreciate what God is seeing about you right now and consider why you don't have more confidence in trust. Appreciate what infinite Mind is appreciating about God's infinite creation.
 
"The prayer that reforms the sinner and heals the sick is an absolute faith that all things are possible to God, -- a spiritual understanding of Him, and unselfed Love." (S-12, 1:1) Look at what kind of faith is needed to heal. Apparently that is not beyond you. You already include it, by reflection.  What else is needed? Mary Baker Eddy said, "What we most need is the prayer of fervent desire for growth in grace, expressed in patience, meekness, love, and good deeds." (S-15, 4:3)
 
Section 4 - Taking Up The Cross
After some coaxing, Peter voiced that Jesus was the Christ or Messiah or anointed one that the prophets had prophesied about. (B-14) In the fourth tenet (religious teaching) of Christian Science in Science and Health, it says, "We acknowledge Jesus' atonement as the evidence of divine, efficacious Love, unfolding man's unity with God through Christ Jesus the Way-shower; and we acknowledge that man is saved through Christ, through Truth, Life, and Love as demonstrated by the Galilean Prophet in healing the sick and overcoming sin and death." [S&H 497:12] Jesus' disciples were with him almost daily for about three years and they struggled to understand his place in history. 
 
It is easier to appreciate Jesus as your Savior than as the Lord of your life. It's not hard to understand why. When things are bad, you can rely on help from the Savior. Regarding Jesus as Lord, requires giving up control and who among us likes to give up control? Jesus said, "'Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead. You're not in the driver's seat; I am. Don't run from suffering; embrace it. Follow me and I'll show you how. Self-help is no help at all. Self-sacrifice is the way, my way, to finding yourself, your true self. ‘"(B-15, The Message)   
 
Let us consider together what it means to take up your cross. Certainly, the crown is attractive for the feeling of empowerment, giving harmony, dominion and victory. This is the "sweet in the mouth" part of Christianity's  liberation. But, what does Jesus (and Mary Baker Eddy) ask of us repeatedly? Willingness to take up the cross. Think of this as the "bitter in your belly" part of Christianity. Perhaps at this moment you think, "I have moved beyond the cross."
 
Notice the citations that mention taking up your cross. They say, "occupy till I come" (that means digging in and holding out in a military sense) and "be not weary in well doing". If you meet opposition, don't go back to error, don't become sluggard (a slacker). (S-20, 22:11) "We must resolve to take up the cross, and go forth with honest hearts to work and watch for wisdom, Truth, and Love." (S-19)
 
Perhaps you have said or heard about "using" Christian Science. You are being asked to be willing to be used by God for God's purpose.   To do this, you have to give up control to God. Think back on Jesus' mission, carrying the cross, of the world so that the whole world could be and would be saved. Without taking up the cross, there wouldn't be a purging of sin, self-will or self-justification. Mrs. Eddy said that the primary purpose of the Science of Christ is the healing of sin. "Christ, Truth, was demonstrated through Jesus to prove the power of Spirit over the flesh, - to show that Truth is made manifest by its effects upon the human mind and body, healing sickness and destroying sin. " (Science and Health, 316:8) 
"The new birth is not the work of a moment. It begins with moments, and goes on with years; moments of surrender to God, of childlike trust and joyful adoption of good; moments of self-abnegation, self-consecration, heaven-born hope, and spiritual love." (Mis. 15:13)
 
Section 5 - Crucifixion, Resurrection, Probation
In Mark 16, when Jesus appears to his eleven disciples after the resurrection, he doesn't pat them on the back and say, "Well done." Mark says, "Still later, as the Eleven were eating supper, he appeared and took them to task most severely for their stubborn unbelief, refusing to believe those who had seen him raised up. Then he said, ‘Go into the world. Go everywhere and announce the Message of God's good news to one and all.' " (B-18, The Message
 
If the transition between the disciples getting reprimanded and then being told to spread the gospel and heal seems abrupt, it is. There is a reason for that. The passages in Mark 16 after verse 9 are not considered authentic and are not in all translations. (Interpreter's Commentary) "Though known as early as the late second century CE, the longer ending is missing from the earliest, most reliable Greek manuscripts and seems to mix motifs and phrases from the other Gospels." (Harper Collins Study Bible) Some scholars believe that the original ending, where Jesus criticizes his disciples for not believing in the resurrection was suppressed for a time to preserve their good reputation.   Interestingly, "Neither Matt. or Luke, loyal to the disciples as each was, would have reported doubt or disbelief if it had not been present in their source." (Interpreter's Commentary
 
Mrs. Eddy takes the long view of life and progress.  She states, "Universal salvation rests on progression and probation, and is unattainable without them." (S-23) One definition of probation is testing and proving. There is always something good to learn from every experience, regardless of whether it is a good or bad experience.
 
Section 6 - Let the Perfect Model Be Your Model
"So if you're serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Don't shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ-that's where the action is. See things from his perspective. Your old life is dead. Your new life, which is your real life-even though invisible to spectators-is with Christ in God.  He is your life.  When Christ (your real life, remember) shows up again on this earth, you'll show up, too-the real you, the glorious you.  Meanwhile, be content with obscurity, like Christ. So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline. Be even-tempered, content with second place, quick to forgive an offense. Let the peace of Christ keep you in tune with each other, in step with each other. None of this going off and doing your own thing. And cultivate thankfulness. Let the Word of Christ-the Message-have the run of the house. Give it plenty of room in your lives. Instruct and direct one another using good common sense. And sing, sing your hearts out to God! Let every detail in your lives-words, actions, whatever-be done in the name of the Master, Jesus, thanking God the Father every step of the way." (B-19, Colossians 3:1-4, 12, 15-17, The Message
 
"But now in a single victorious stroke of Life, all three-sin, guilt, death-are gone, the gift of our Master, Jesus Christ. Thank God! With all this going for us, my dear, dear friends, stand your ground. And don't hold back. Throw yourselves into the work of the Master, confident that nothing you do for him is a waste of time or effort." (B-20, The Message)
 
Whatever trial or challenge you face this week, know that the Christ is defending you. Christ is the powerful presence of God that identifies the specific evil that is causing the problem. It separates the error from you. Appreciate what Christ has already done. Appreciate God's power and your worthiness. Appreciate how separate the error is from you and you will see that it never touched you.

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[Additional Camp Director's Note: This sharing is the latest in an ongoing, 11-year series of CedarS Bible Lesson "Mets" (Metaphysical application ideas) contributed weekly by a rotation of CedarS Resident Practitioners and occasionally by other metaphysicians.  (Ask and look for "Possible Sunday School Topics "and "Possible Younger Class Lessons" in subsequent emails.) These weekly offerings are 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 "and Sunday School ideas 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 and background as well as new angles (and angels) on the daily applicability of 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.B-1 and S-28) from this week's Bible Lesson in the "Met" (Metaphysical application ideas) are taken from the Bible (B-1 thru B-24) and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health With Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy (S-1 thru S-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.]
 
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Possible Sunday School Topics by Merrill Boudreaux
for the Christian Science Bible Lesson: "Probation After Death"
for October 21, 2012
 
P.S.S.T. Golden Text -
Please help students define "firm": Securely fixed in place, not yielding when pressed or pressured, steadfast, unwavering. What is it about your knowledge of the Lord or God/Good that permits you to stand firm when pressed? Perhaps students can share an experience. Note also that there is delight in God as She assists you in being confident to take a stand for that which is right.
 
P.S.S.T. - Responsive Reading -
The first verses in the Responsive Reading are great for memorization. (Prov. 3: 5, 6). What are key phrases in the Responsive Reading to serve as guides to your firmly staying on the right path? Where does the path lead = to life. What is the assurance in verse 53? "Death is swallowed up in victory."
 
P.S.S.T. - Section 1 -
Again, what is the assurance in citation B2? Please read the Bible story aloud in citation B4. What does the word translated mean? It is replaced by other words, ascension or taken up. Aside from Enoch who else do you know was translated or ascended without going through death? Jesus (Mark 16:19), John and Elijah. (See II Kings, Chapter 2). Why indeed is life deathless? S1. When shall we begin to demonstrate life eternal? How can we begin to do so? S6.
 
P.S.S.T. - Section 2 -
What is the result of your holding firm when tempted? B8 and B9. Please read aloud together Hymn 123. What is the Horeb height? A mountain where Moses received the Ten Commandments. What qualities do you think Moses had to express in order to be prepared to receive the Ten Commandments? Which of these qualities can you use when standing firm?
 
P.S.S.T. - Section 3 -
Please read the Bible story in citation B11. If possible bring to class a mustard seed. How tiny may be one's faith or understanding but yields a powerful result? What was the powerful result in this Bible story? The healing had to happen. Why? S13. Are you a priest, spiritualized man? Are you making progress in your understanding of God and Man? S14. Can you, do you, pray without ceasing? Is that a realistic command? S15, S16.
 
 P.S.S.T. - Section 4 -
Are you willing to follow the narrow way? Please read the story of the man at the pool of Bethesda, John 5. What was the question Jesus asked the man? Why was that question important? Was the man receptive, was he willing to be healed, or had he become fixed in his life as a cripple for so long that he couldn't imagine a life healed, or what he would do instead of the work he was doing - which was begging at the pool and never making any progress? We must all act. S20 and S21.
 
P.S.S.T. - Section 5 -
How would you define progress? Is progress your right? Is progress a demand made on you? (See S & H 233:1). Did Jesus lead a progressive life? What was Jesus' ultimate demonstration or goal? Did he achieve it? Imagine someone still knowing your name and about your life's work some two thousand years later. Be alert, that is not unusual, think of artists and musicians or composers and poets. Jesus surpassed them all, however.
 
P.S.S.T. - Section 6 -
We often make progress by our experiences. What is it you desire to experience in your life, your community, your world? Is it achievable, is it possible? Progressive steps taken are our daily work. See citation S27. The cross and crown are in the seal on Science & Health. What are the words surrounding the seal? Is this your life's work? Are you willing to ascend to these achievements? Can you? See citation S30.
[PYCL:   Have a singing soul on a rough day and "all the rugged way"!]
CedarS PYCLs--P
ossible Younger Class Lessons for:  
"
Probation After Death"
The Christian Science Bible Lesson for October 21, 2012
by Kerry Jenkins, CS, House Springs, MO (314) 406-0041 [Bracketed inserts by Warren Huff]
 
[PYCL:  "follow and rejoice all the rugged way"]
There are a lot of references to paths, walking, steps, and progress in this lesson. You may enjoy talking about this in terms of what our subject this week refers to. One thing I've enjoyed is thinking about how Mrs. Eddy's poem "Feed My Sheep" fits into this lesson. There are lots of references to things that remind me of the "rugged way". The Golden Text (GT) has a reference that ties well with "...I will follow and rejoice..." The Responsive Reading (RR) and other sections as well, contain the idea of following God's direction rather than our own, easily fitting with the poem's opening..."Shepherd show me how to go..." and "...I will listen for Thy voice, lest my footsteps stray..." The second section has references to washing, purifying and repentance, another good tie-in. And isn't purity that "...white as snow..."idea? Citation S16 has the straight and narrow reference, and she again quotes the Bible in citation S20 with the "be not weary in well doing." I think that is a great parallel to following Jesus even when things are tough (that rugged way). Section 5 gives us examples of how he feeds his sheep and how we are to do the same in citation B18. And in Section 6 we are washed clean and guided on that upward way/spiritual ascension (S30). Maybe this is too convoluted, but kids love that poem and the hymns that are set to it, so it might be fun to see how her poem arose from her familiarity with the Bible, and her thoughts on our Father Mother Shepherd. For the reading kids, you could give them a few citations and see if they see anything from that poem coming to mind. Have the poem in front of them for a reference, even if they have it memorized.
 
[PYCL:  Consider making a board game together in class.]
Since there are so many references to paths and walking and listening and following, you may enjoy making a board game together in class.  You could, of course, come up with something to play in class and have it be a more successful game in and of itself.  But the act of thinking up how the path will go; what moves us forward (how do we progress); what is involved in having faith that we will hear God's voice and follow it rightly; how are we purified; and why do "rugged paths" tend to bring out the most progress in our lives; - asking these questions together and building a game out of it, could be a great learning experience.  You can use a large piece of poster board and a pencil and eraser at first so you can modify as you go.  Almost anything can be game pieces.  You can bring dice or whatever you decide.
 
[PYCL:  Consider taking a real walk - with real or pretend signs...]
With the littler kids you may want to take a real "walk", either indoors or out depending on the weather and surroundings.  Can you take steps that move us forward?  Are there steps that seem to "push us back"?  How can we find ways to "delight" in the Lord?  Talk about that word and come up with real ideas of how we can do this every day.  Maybe we can see that when we have appreciation for the good things around us, we can be delighting in God.  Look at the RR together and notice that it says not to turn to the right or to the left; what are they saying there?  If you have a place to walk that won't disturb others, you can talk about having steps that are "firm" in Good or God (GT).  What does "firm" mean?  You could have pretend or actual "road signs" that tell us things about the path that we are on.
 
[PYCL:   Discuss the listed Bible characters (B3) and what they did. Expand the list.]
In citation B3 we see a list of amazing Bible characters that are examples of those who were especially full of faith.  What does it mean to have faith?  Why is it important?  Can your class tell you who all those people are and what they did?  If not, can you find out together?  Can you make a different list of Bible characters and say why they belong?
 
[PYCL: Discuss why faith is "more precious than gold", even though it be "tried with fire".]
I love in this same section that it says essentially that the trials that we have of our faith in God are "more precious than gold" even though it be "tried with fire"!  What does this mean?  Our challenges bring about greater growth in spirit, greater progress than anything that we might normally value! They help Christ become more visible to us. (B6)
 
[PYCL:  Discus the idea of persistence, and of praying without ceasing.]
In citation B7 there is the famous verse: "Create in me a clean heart, O God".  What does that mean?  (What's obvious to us, but may not be to a kid.)  And another short thing to think about in Section 3:  the idea of persistence, and praying without ceasing.  If we are doing a mountain climb, and give up in the first ten minutes or so of the hike, we only see the base of the mountain.  We never reach the views that a mountain promises or the sense of victory and achievement that we can feel by reaching the top.  We must be persistent in our work of progressing.  We have to ask those questions .  S17.
 
[PYCL:  Discuss what "taking up the cross" means today.]
Another concept that we have contemplated as adults but that our pupils may not have given any thought to is the idea of "taking up the cross" as mentioned in citations B15 and S19.  Ask them if they know what that means and see if you can all come up with examples of what that might mean for us today.
 
This should give you a few projects and ideas. Have a wonderful Sunday as always!
 

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