It seems reasoable when one wished correct knowledge on any subject, to inquire from those who have given it fair, careful, and comprehensive study, and who may for that reason be supposed to speak intelligently.
After the doctors and the preachers get through denouncing the Christian Scientists, perhaps we shall have time to view their case in the light of the facts, and something interesting may be discovered.
Applications for membership with the Mother Church to be acted upon November, 1902, must be in the hands of the Clerk on or before October 18, 1902.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
Although healing the sick seems to present the largest field of activity for Christian Scientists, it is not the only means by which they can help their fellows.
Nature is constantly disclosing a richness of bounty, which is apparently indifferent to our sense of waste.
We are all more or less familiar with the vitascope and its manipulation.
A critic of Christian Science asked a student thereof: "You do not regard Science and Health as a work of inspiration, do you?
In reading the story of the cleansing of the ten lepers, in the Gospel of Luke, it seemed to me that this miracle is pregnant with Truth for all Christian Scientists.
The value of reading "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" to our little ones cannot be over-estimated.
There is no greater proof of the truth of Christian Science than the fact that so far as it is understood it is demonstrable.
A Little niece who was an inmate of our home for some time, upon hearing some member of the family remark that a lady whom we all knew had been coming to our meetings, said, "Oh yes; L.
Heaven has been the hope of mortals through all these weary ages.
Anxious thoughts as to our supply of needful things for the morrow, as well as anxiety for our health, is causeless, since our supply is in God—Good; but until we know this through actual demonstration, all are anxious to a greater or less degree.
One of the most hopeful features of Christian Science at present, is the fact that it is moulding public opinion in the press, the churches, and even in medical schools.
Plutarch, who was one of the most enlightened reporters of the thought of his time, was himself a good representative of the enlightened man of the world whose opinions represented that which everybody in his time was supposed to know.
Have we not all, amid life's petty strife,Some pure ideal of a noble lifeThat once seemed possible?
I was an invalied nearly all my life as the result of three surgical operations.
For years I groped in darkness to find some solid foundation upon which to pin my faith, but the search was fruitless until my prayer for Truth—no matter where—was answered in the light of Christian Science.
For six years I was as if buried alive, and none could help me.
When I returned some months ago, after having been in two sanitariums, I was broken down, discouraged, and but the shadow of myself.
I was a very delicate child, never without headache, and the older I got the worse I grew.
I became interested in Christian Science through the healing of a broken ligament, about six inches above the knee.
A little incident has frequently helped me in my work in Science,—one told by a grown person, of herself when she was a child, not more than perhaps eight or ten years old.
Five years ago this spring, my little girl, then nine months old, was taken ill with what seemed to be stomach and bowel trouble; the bladder also was affected.
I had been a victim of almost hopeless invalidism when Christian Science was first brought to my notice about fifteen or sixteen years ago and was, at that time, not able to be on my feet for any length of time without suffering intensely, and had given up all ordinary pursuits, lying on my bed all day.
I am thankful to-day for the healing and spiritual benefit of Christian Science.
In 1898 my mother was taken sick with muscular rheumatism, and several physicians were, in turn, employed, but no help was received, and, as change of climate was recommended, I took her to the country, feeling confident that much benefit would result from the visit; bu her suffering increased, until it seemed a question as to the possibility of getting her home again.
I met him but once in half darkness,And how can I tell you, wise scribes,Of his beauty, his wisdom, his glory,Who would only answer with jibes?
Christian Science: The Religion of Jesus Christ.