Healed by Reading Science and Health

Seven years ago I was suffering with a complication of diseased beliefs, three of which eminent physicians pronounced incurable. The fall before I had lost a baby girl, and believing that God had taken her from me as a punishment, I resolved to lead a better life. I joined the Friends Church and was continually studying the Bible, earnestly searching for the Truth, when one day I was led to take up "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" which, by the way, had been in the house for a year or more, and I had time and again pronounced foolishness.

The book opened at the chapter on "Prayer." What a revelation! I remarked to my wife, "This book is all right." It was from that time my constant companion. It made the Scriptures plain, which before were meaningless. It made me love them, and in a short time I awoke to find my diseases gone. I found myself a free man, and although I am but a babe, I find I am happiest when I am living the nearest to the Truth as taught by our beloved Leader. Neither tongue nor pen can express the gratitude I feel towards the one who has given us this revelation. I can truthfully say that no money consideration whatever, could cause me to part with Science and Health if I could not obtain another copy. I have not used a drop of medicine during these seven years for myself or family, while before that time I was spending all my living for drugs and physicians. But the physical healing is not all. The spiritual healing is the greatest of all blessings. This Truth that makes free, makes us free every way. It gives us the "peace which passeth all [human] understanding."

C. H. Barnes, Fruita, Col.

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Testimony of Healing
Thankful for Christian Science
April 12, 1900

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