Desperate Situations?
Spiritual Solutions!

References
"Take no thought saying What shall we eat? or What shall we drink? or Wherewithal shall we be clothed?  (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.  But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you."
Matthew 6:31-33 - Holy Bible King James Version

"And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation:  Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you."
Luke 17:20, 21 - Holy Bible King James Version

    "Even to the homoeopathic physician who attended me, and rejoiced in my recovery, I could not then explain the modus of my relief.  I could only assure him that the divine Spirit had wrought the miracle -- a miracle which later I found to be in perfect scientific accord with divine law. . . .
    The BIble was my textbook.  It answered my questions as to how I was healed; but the Scriptures had to me a new meaning, a new tongue."
Mary Baker Eddy - Retrospection and Introspection 24:17; 25:3-5

"GOD.  The great I AM; the all-knowing, all-seeing, all-acting, all-wise, all-loving, and eternal; Principle; Mind, Soul; Spirit; Life, Truth, Love; all substance; intelligence."
Mary Baker Eddy - Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures 587:5

"CHRIST. The divine manifestation of God, which comes to the flesh to destroy incarnate error."
Mary Baker Eddy - Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures 583:10

"For now we see through a glass darkly; but then face to face:. . . ."
I Corinthians 13:12 - Holy Bible King James Version

"Eternity is the complete and total possession of unending life all at once."
Boethius

"That which hath been is now; and that which is to be hath already been; and God requireth that which is past."
Ecclesiastes 3:15 - Holy Bible King James Version

"Christian Science presents unfoldment, not accretion;. . . ."
Mary Baker Eddy - Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures 68:27

"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, an unselfed love."
Mary Baker Eddy - Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures 1:1-4

"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths."
Proverbs 3:5, 6 - Holy Bible King James Version

This Christian Science Lecture "Desperate Situations? Spiritual Solutions!" was sponsored by the Christian Science Churches of the Northshore in response to the Gulf Oil Spill Crisis.  It was recorded on July 8, 2010, in Mandeville, Louisiana, USA.  Speaker Lorenzo F. Rodriguez is a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship.  Further use of this work should be made with permission of the speaker who may be contacted at [email protected]