Expectation and promise

SH Ps. 62:5
5 My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him.
SH Mal. 3:10 1st prove; 4:2 1st unto (to 1st ;)
10 …prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it. 2 …unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings;
SH Prov. 23:15, 17 1st be, 18, 19
15 My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine. 17 …be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long. 18 For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off. 19 Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way.
SH Prov. 24:13, 14
13 My son, eat thou honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to thy taste: 14 So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.
SH Luke 3:2 2nd the, 15, 16
2 …the word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness. 15 And as the people were in expectation, and all men mused in their hearts of John, whether he were the Christ, or not; 16 John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire:
SH Matt. 4:12-14, 16
12 Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into Galilee; 13 And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim: 14 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, 16 The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
SH John 5:2-9 (to 1st :)
2 Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches. 3 In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water. 4 For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had. 5 And a certain man was there, which had an infirmity thirty and eight years. 6 When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long time in that case, he saith unto him, Wilt thou be made whole? 7 The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steppeth down before me. 8 Jesus saith unto him, Rise, take up thy bed, and walk. 9 And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and walked:
SH Mark 16:17, 18
17 And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; 18 They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.
SH Ps. 105:1, 41-43, 45 1st Praise
1 O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name: make known his deeds among the people. 41 He opened the rock, and the waters gushed out; they ran in the dry places like a river. 42 For he remembered his holy promise, and Abraham his servant. 43 And he brought forth his people with joy, and his chosen with gladness: 45 …Praise ye the LORD.
SH Gal. 3:29
29 And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.
SH I John 2:25
25 And
this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life. 
SH 426:5-11
The discoverer of Christian Science finds the path less
difficult when she has the high goal always before her
thoughts, than when she counts her footsteps
in endeavoring to reach it. When the desti-
nation is desirable, expectation speeds our progress. The
struggle for Truth makes one strong instead of weak,
resting instead of wearying one.
SH 328:20-25, 28 (only), 30-31
Understanding spiritual law and knowing that there is no material law, Jesus said: “These signs shall follow them that believe, . . . they shall take up serpents, and if they
drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them. They
shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.
Jesus’ promise is perpetual. The purpose of his great life-work extends through time and includes universal humanity.
SH 246:20-25
Except for the error of measuring and limiting all that is good and beautiful, man would enjoy more than threescore years and ten and still maintain his vigor, freshness, and promise. Man, governed by immortal Mind, is always beautiful and grand.
SH 260:24-30
Selfishness and sensualism are educated in mortal
mind by the thoughts ever recurring to one’s self, by
conversation about the body, and by the expectation of
perpetual pleasure or pain from it; and this education
is at the expense of spiritual growth. If we array
thought in mortal vestures, it must lose its immortal
SH 396:1-13
One should never hold in mind the thought of disease, but should efface from thought all forms and types of disease, both for one’s own sake and for that of the patient. Avoid talking illness to the patient. Make no unne-
cessary inquiries relative to feelings or disease. Never
startle with a discouraging remark about recovery, nor draw attention to certain symptoms as unfavorable, avoid speaking aloud the name of the disease. Never say beforehand how much you have to contend with in a case, nor encourage in the patient’s thought the expectation of growing worse before a crisis is passed.
SH 342:7-12
He that decries this Science does it presumptuously,
in the face of Bible history and in defiance of the direct
command of Jesus, “Go ye into all the world, and preach
the gospel,” to which command was added the promise
that his students should cast out evils and heal the sick.
SH 560:6

Revelation xii. .1. And there appeared a great wonder in 
heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon
under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve

SH 562:11-28 2nd The
The spiritual idea is crowned with twelve stars. The
twelve tribes of Israel with all mortals, – separated by
belief from man’s divine origin and the true
idea, – will through much tribulation yield to
the activities of the divine Principle of man in the har-
mony of Science. These are the stars in the crown of
rejoicing. They are the lamps in the spiritual heavens
of the age, which show the workings of the spiritual idea
by healing the sick and the sinning, and by manifesting
the light which shines “unto the perfect day” as the night
of materialism wanes.
Revelation xii. 2. And she being with child cried, travail-
ing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
Also the spiritual idea is typified by a woman in tra-
vail, waiting to be delivered of her sweet promise, but re-
membering no more her sorrow for joy that
the birth goes on; for great is the idea, and the
travail portentous.
SH 558:10-16
To mortal sense Science seems at first obscure, abstract, and dark; but a bright promise crowns its brow. When understood, it is Truth’s prism and praise. When you look it fairly in the face, you can heal by its means, and it has for you a light above the sun, for God “is the light thereof.

Ps. 62:5
Mal. 3:10 prove; 4:2 unto (to ;)
Prov. 23:15, 17 be, 18, 19
Prov. 24:13, 14
Luke 3:2 2nd the, 15, 16
Matt. 4:12-14, 16
John 5:2-9 (to :)
Mark 16:17, 18
Ps. 105:1, 41-43, 45 Praise
Gal. 3:29
I John 2:25
SH 426:5-11
SH 328:20-25, 28 (only), 30-31
SH 246:20-25
SH 260:24-30
SH 396:1-13
SH 342:7-12
SH 560:6
SH 562:11-28 2nd The
SH 558:10-16Hymns:
12 Arise ye people, take your stand
327 The God who made both heaven and earth
282 Praise the Lord, ye heavens, adore Him

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