Become an Agent for Freedom, Justice, and Peace
Come to this free lecture entitled:
“Living the Kingdom of Heaven Within You”
- When: Saturday, April 28 at 2:00 pm
- Where: Ann Arbor Public Library West Branch, 2503 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor, MI
- Who: Jose de Dios Mata, CSB
Every corner of the world is calling for justice, freedom, and peace. Jose de Dias Mata, a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science healing, says, “The message is clear and simple: The Kingdom of Heaven isn’t some place in the future. It is a mental and spiritual state of being filled with goodness that we can live in right now wherever we are.”
In his lecture, “Living in the Kingdom of Heaven right here and now”, Mata talks about how prayer and the expression of such attributes as mercy, justice, and unselfishness can reveal this ever-present kingdom right in the midst of the most difficult situations. He will present this talk at the Ann Arbor Public Library – West Branch at 2503 Jackson Ave on April 28 at 2 PM.
The ideas Mata shares in his lecture are based on the Bible, especially the teachings and healings of Christ Jesus that continually point to the Kingdom of Heaven at hand. Mata references explanations of the practical nature of these Biblical points to today’s issues from the textbook of Christian Science, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, written by Mary Baker Eddy who discovered this approach to healing. Mata also gives examples from his own experience to illustrate how he has appliedtheseideas and achieved better health and well-being for himself and others.
Mata first heard of Christian Science and its spiritual approach to healing during a very difficult personal time in his adult life: due to a congenital abnormality, his hearing had almost completely disappeared. The physician’s recommended surgery, but Mata was reluctant to pursue that course of action. An acquaintance, who was also a doctor, told him about Christian Science and Eddy’s book. As Mata read and prayed with the deep spiritual concepts in Science and Health, he fond his hearing completely restored. This began a life of practicing the spiritual understanding he’d found, leading him to heal others as well.
In addition to his spiritual healing practice, Jose de Dios Mata speaks internationally on the subject as a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship. He and his wife live part of the year in Badajoz, Spain and the other in Elsah, IL, near St. Louis.
Jose de Dios Mata , CSB – a Member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship