A little child was asked which of the beatitudes she would chose, if she could have but one of them.
The constellations whose outlines are associated with winter begin to appear again in the eastern sky.
There is often an advantage in what looks like the disadvantage of defeat and disappointment.
Seldom has the Berlin Opera House been crowded by a larger or more intelligent audience than that which assembled on Thursday evening [October 23] to listen to a lecture on Christian Science by Judge William G.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
The greatest wisdom is shown in foreseeing and forestalling evil, and thus avoiding threatened dangers; but the consciousness that does this is entirely distinct from the mental condition which is forever fearful for the future, forever crossing bridges that have not been built.
"Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased?
A Prominent religious weekly has recently been arguing for the essential brotherhood of man, and in a citation of Scripture evidence it says :—
One of the greatest needs of all who are striving to be Christian Scientist, is a constant, far-reaching protection from the suggestions of mortal mind.
James says, "The Lord resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.
"Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.
As we pass from a state of mortal mind to a state of spiritual understanding, as revealed in Christian Science, we come to a point where we would fain grasp the new, yet seem unwilling or unable to give up entirely the old, and few of us pass this point at a bound.
All who know anything of Christian Science know that it teaches at all times that Love is the governing Power, the only Power, the only Government, the only Principle of man and the universe; and though it is omnipotent and omnipresent,—so great that the human mind cannot comprehend it, yet it is so simple also that even the little child can recognize and does recognize its healing presence.
How often, when desiring to satisfy some long-felt need, and knowing that it is right that it be satisfied, I have found that not until self-will is hushed and humility and honest sincerity for God's cause are uppermost in my heart, do I receive that which is essential.
First Church of Christ, Scientist, have moved from their old location to the ground floor of 145 Meeting Street, where they will welcome all visitors to their church services and to the reading room.
We give the following additional reports, from Branch Churches, which for obvious reasons are made impersonal.
Not long since it was necessary for me to have some dental work done, and as my teeth had always been termed over-senstive, the old dread of pain came up to be destroyed, and it was destroyed through the small understanding of Christian Science which is my greatest possession.
It is with a heart full of gratitude, that I give a testimonial of what Christian Science has done for us.
Christian Science has not come to me, as to many, with sudden healing, but with an increase of understanding and an uncovering of mental error which must necessarily be destroyed before physical harmony is realized.
Christian Science has done much for me.
After wearing glasses for a year and a half and taking electrical treatment most of that time, and receiving little help, I became discouraged and decided to try Christian Science.
In picking up the Journal with a desire, though unexpressed, for help, I read a few lines, when my eye lit upon the word Creator, and the thought came, Why, if God is my Creator, my Father and Mother, what have I to fear or dread?
I should like to tell of an experience which shows the faithful and loving care of our Father when we trust wholly in Him for strength and peace in trouble and sorrow.
"Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," printed from new plates, with lines numbered, and with important revisions by the author.
The best theology a man can have and the most satisfying creed he can endorse and the most virile faith he can possess, will be found in an inherent power which gives him the victory over the world; over its follies and foolishness; its sins and temptations; its allurements and deceptions, and enables him to conquer the great world of carnal forces without him and the greater world of subtle selfishness within him.
Christian Science: The Religion of Jesus Christ.