The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
Beloved:—I accept most gratefully your purpose to clothe me, and when God has clothed you sufficiently He will make it easy for you to clothe one of His "little ones.
We are on the eve, not only of a new year, but of a new century.
We like very much the spirit and tone of the following extract from a letter recently received by us from an earnest and active Christian Scientist, and venture to express the hope that a similar spirit will enter into the articles and contributions of all who write for our periodicals, for it is the truly Christian Science point of view.
In response to your invitation for an expression of benefits through the understanding which has come to me from the study of Christian Science, I would say, that about nine years ago I wrote to my youngest sister something like this, "Now, Aggie, don't be carried away by the foolishness of Christian Science.
My attention was called to Christian Science seven years since by the healing of an intimate friend—one whom materia medica had failed to cure, although patiently and thoroughly tried for many years.
I have been rather a close student of the beautiful teachings of Christian Science for the past seven years.
From politician to preacher, from expounder of manmade law to exegete of advanced religious doctrine, are the transistions from vocation mundane to calling devout through which ex-Judge W.
Christian Science in its true, literal sense, as approved by the intelligent persons who profess its principles, undoubtedly suffers by the large class of alleged healers who, taking advantage of the opportunities of the growth of the Science, do business under its cover and in its name, with the logical result that newspaper exposures of their unwarranted and, at times, unlawful practices, operate to the public prejudice of the real Science as accepted by good, high-minded, honest men and women.
He must be clad in Light,The armor of his King.
I was raised a Methodist, but being a railway man, my duties often prevented my attending church, and as a consequence I drifted along in a desultory manner until my marriage.
How much a word sometimes means to us! Take, for instance, this word "Symmetry.
As in the days of old, the spirit of the deathless Christ stands again at the portals of the world, beside the bypaths of all the common daily walks of life, and cries, "Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
The thought of obedience or how to obey is a subject frequently presented to every one coming into an understanding of Christian Science.
A wonderful prayer! never was there petition like it.
A few weeks ago, one Friday afternoon, a lady came hurriedly into my office, saying, "Mrs.
As much is said about the price of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," I can say that I would have been willing to pay many times that amount for it several years ago, had I known its real value.
To me the light of Truth and understanding came very slowly.
There is in Chicago a body of Christian Scientists which deserves mention in our publications.
In the very nature of things an intelligent, genuine Christian must be the happiest person in the world.
The sewing bureau of the New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor is a place of much interest to the woman visitor.
Two supplements to the Christian Science Sentinel have been issued.