Wednesday meeting at Nuremberg’s Christian Science church * Mittwoch-Versammlung in Nürnbergs Kirche Christi Wissenschaftler

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The keynote of the upcoming Wednesday Meeting’s reading at the Christian Science church in Nuremberg is themed “Oil” and is inspired by Mary Baker Eddy’s definition of “Oil” in the Christian Science textbook:

Oil. Consecration; charity; gentleness; prayer; heavenly inspiration.

This Wednesday Meeting takes place on 30 August 2017 at 7pm (for further information on Nuremberg’s church please click: First Church of Christi Scientist, Nuremberg)

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Das Leitmotiv der Lesung bei der kommenden Mittwoch-Versammlung der Kirche Christi Wissenschaftler in Nürnberg thematisiert “Öl” und ist inspiriert von Mary Baker Eddys Begriffserklärung von “Öl” im Lehrbuch der Christlichen Wissenschaft:

“Öl. Hingabe; Nächstenliebe; Sanftmut; Gebet; himmlische Inspiration.”

Diese Mittwoch-Versammlung findet statt am 30. August 2017 um 19.00 (siehe auch hier für weitere Informationen zur Nürnberger Kirche: Erste Kirche Christi, Wissenschaftler, Nürnberg)

A Christian Science Monitor article: “When prayer helps end conflicts”

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The Christian Science Monitor reports that “Religious leaders have achieved a truce between rebel groups in the Central African Republic through a ‘spiritually inspired’ method.” – read on in this article at:

When prayer helps end conflicts

Original congregation – everlasting church * Ursprüngliche Gemeinde – immerwährende Kirche

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And they [that gladly received his word] continued steadfastly

in the apostles’ doctrine and

fellowship, and

in breaking of bread, and

in prayers.”

(Acts 2:42)

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“Sie [die sein Wort gerne annahmen] blieben aber treu

in der Lehre der Apostel,

in der Gemeinschaft,

im Brotbrechen und

im Gebet.”

(Apostelgeschichte 2:42)

Prayer begets an awakened desire * Gebet erzeugt ein hellwaches Verlangen

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Prayer begets an awakened desire to be and do good … It shows us more clearly than we saw before, what we already have and are; and most of all, it shows us what God is.”

(“No and Yes” by Mary Baker Eddy)

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“Gebet erzeugt ein hellwaches Verlangen, gut zu sein und Gutes zu tun … Es zeigt uns klarer, als wir es zuvor sahen, was wir schon haben und sind; und vor allem zeigt es uns, was GOTT ist.”

(“Nein und Ja” von Mary Baker Eddy, Übersetzung aus dem Englischen)

Prayer is learning to love * Gebet ist lieben lernen

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“True prayer is not asking God for love; it is learning to love, and to include all mankind in one affection.”

(Mary Baker Eddy)

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“Wahrhaftiges Gebet ist nicht, GOTT um Liebe bitten; es ist lieben lernen und alle Menschheit in einer Zuneigung einzuschließen.”

(Mary Baker Eddy)

Prayer is learning to love * Gebet ist lieben lernen

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“True prayer is not asking God for love; it is learning to love … Prayer is the utilization of the love wherewith He loves us.” (Mary Baker Eddy)

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“Wahrhaftiges Gebet ist nicht, GOTT um Liebe bitten, es ist lieben lernen … Gebet ist die Nutzbarmachung der Liebe, mit der Er uns liebt.” (Mary Baker Eddy)

Q&A: Can prayer bring peace to the world’s worst conflicts?

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“…When people talk about building peace or changing a dynamic of the community from war to peace, most often it’s linked to them wanting political power. We never came for that. We were solely interested in peace and peace alone… When we read Esther in the Bible, we realized that a key aspect of the work that she did was linked to the power of prayer. So we used that also… There were numerous occasions where I could tell anyone, without an ounce of a doubt or an inkling of a doubt, that God was truly there, his hands were in the work that we did… We didn’t have abundance, but whenever the need was there, [God] was ready, too.” (Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Laureate)

Read on in this compelling Christian Science Monitor Q+A: Can prayer bring peace to the world’s worst conflicts?