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The Bible

The Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, is the foundation for the theology and practice of Christian Science. For Mary Baker Eddy, Christian Science flowed out of a new understanding of the Bible, which illumined the divine laws behind spiritual healing.

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The Lord’s Prayer: Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory

Bible scholar Barry Huff discusses how the last line of the Lord's Prayer is intended as a doxology—an overwhelming expression gratitude for God's glory. (Recommended for Sunday School teachers and Sunday School students ages 11-17)

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Noah and the ark

Noah and the Ark: an animated video, originally created by a family in England, re-tells the story of Noah and the Ark. (Recommended for ages 5-11)

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Visit The Mother Church

Everyone is welcome at The Mother Church, the world headquarters of the Church of Christ, Scientist, and the Christian Science Publishing Society. Tour the church, visit the Mary Baker Eddy Library and public Reading Room, attend a Sunday or Wednesday church service, bring your children and teens to the Sunday School, and enjoy the beautiful Christian Science Plaza in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood.

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Visit The Christian Science Plaza

 Visit The Christian Science Plaza and learn more about:

  • The Mapparium — world-famous, three-story, stained-glass globe, built to the scale of the world. 

  • Events at The Mary Baker Eddy Library

  • The Mother Church Reading Room

  • Pipes on the Plaza organ concerts

  • Chiming Concerts

  • Also get information about the famous Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ in The Mother Church with its 13,000+ pipes.

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The Book of Acts

Acts of the Apostles: Part 1 — Overview The book of Acts is a guidebook for modern-day disciples or witnesses of Christ Jesus. It follows the spread of the Gospel and the growth of the Christian Church after his ascension.

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The Book of Exodus: Part 4—Themes

The book of Exodus lays down the law: God's law. Exodus isn't just about the 10 Commandments; it's about God's covenant with the Children of Israel. Their fidelity is met by God's faithfulness. But that's not all. Exodus shows us the connection between obedience to divine laws and salvation. (Recommended for ages 11-14)

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The Book of Proverbs: Part 5—Proverbs and me

Many of the proverbs in the book of Proverbs begin with "My son." In other words: listen up!  The book of Proverbs was written for our benefit, as the sons and daughters of God; it's a reminder of the good that we were created to do. (Recommended for ages 11-14)

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Visit the Mapparium

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The Gospel of John

The Gospel of John: Pt. 1 – Overview You can’t miss out on John’s main message.

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