Many have a belief that the principal, if not the exclusive purpose of Christian Science, is to heal bodily ills.
"Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," printed from new plates, with lines numbered, and with important revisions by the author.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
Recognition of the central fact of the universe; namely, God, that He is all and that He is Mind, carries with it the further recognition that all action is the activity of Mind, and that nothing can be really accomplished except as Mind is reflected.
In the teaching of our Master the parable was a significant and predominant feature.
In referring to the great anthracite coal strike now in progress, The Outlook has emphasized a thought which is coming home to the great body of the people as never before, perhaps, in the history of our country.
An esteemed contemporary has recently well said that, "Many of our church methods and practices which have grown venerable with age, need to be treated as Hezekiah treated the brazen serpent that Moses had made.
We are permitted to use the following letter from a Christian Scientist to a member of his family:—
Rose and gold and blue of the skies,Face and curls and innocent eyes,Sleep, my little one, dream and drowse All the birds sit still in the boughs,The dark blue spaces with stars are sown —Sleep, my blessing, my love, my own,Sleep!
It is anticipated that First Church of Christ, Scientist will break ground in a short time on their handsome lot on Market Street, for their chapel which, when the church proper is constructed, will be used for the Sunday School and meetings of the other organizations of the church.
Love! How often is this sweet, this sacred word misapplied! It would seem to have as many interpretations as there are individuals in the universe.
One of the first demands made upon the student of Christian Science is the acquisition of a new habit of thought respecting man.
If Christian Scientists do not watch the "little things," but allow them to pass undiscovered, these "little things" become avenues for error to effect its work later on, and they will then wonder why it is that they are having "such a hard time.
What a wonderful example of Christian courage and childlike faith was manifested by Chrysostom, who, when threatened banishment by the Roman Emperor, said : "Thou canst not, for the world is my Father's house; thou canst not banish me.
Acetylene mixed with a certain proportion of oxygen gives a light three times as intense as the oxyhydric [calcium] light.
I send the following beautiful demonstrations of the power of Truth to heal, hoping they may encourage some who are striving for the light.
After having received the benefit of the testimonials given in the Sentinel and Journal, for nearly three years, I deem it a duty as well as a privilege to give my experience to the Field.
Hoping to help some weary one searching for light, I am led to give a leaf from my own experience, showing the steps out of a blind faith in God, to the dawn of that Light which is still leading me up to an understanding of the true God.
I think it was in the year 1896 that Christian Science was first presented to me.
Our baby girl when about four months old had a breaking out on head and face which kept getting worse and worse.
I was a poor, suffering, helpless mortal with headache and stomach trouble and sciatica and inward tumor, when friends begged me to try Christian Science.
I would like to express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me and mine.
Professor Harnack says: "You observe how Jesus felt the material wants of the poor, and how he deduced a remedy for such distress from the commandment, 'Love thy neighbor as thyself.
Christian Science: The Religion of Jesus Christ.