Christian Scientists love all men engaged in the amelioration of human suffering, and toward physicians their thought is always kind, for no class of men are more self-sacrificing.
I like the little story that you have all heard.
A Thundering tone, hard driven down a glen,Broke on the granite at a mountain's feet,And tremulous, and soft and lowly, thenReturned, a finished echo, pure and sweet.
At our annual meeting held December 12, the reports of officers showed progress in all directions.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
In these days of social unrest, of sharp and almost merciless competition for personal supremacy in all lines of human endeavor,—commercial, political, and religious,—the world can listen to no better counsel than that of Paul to the Ephesians: "I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
At a time when his disciples were bewildered with doubts and fears Jesus said to them, "Let not your hearts be troubled:.
Rich, well-watered fields stretched away in all directions, fair and fruitful.
To the Christian Scientist, life is the eternal consciousness of Being, the true individuality of existence.
One day, soon after beginning the study of Science and Health, I looked out of a window and saw some children carefully examining the shadow of a tree which was cast on the lawn, the sidewalk, and the roadway, thus appearing to be constituted of grass, cement, and macadam.
It is wrong thinking that brings disease and disharmony, and it is right thinking that brings health and peace.
To "let God reign" is our present work.
In our recent Thanksgiving service one person in giving a testimony said, "I am thankful that God is Life, Truth, and Love.
Per capita taxes, contributions to the Mother Church, or contributions to the Building Fund, should be sent by check, post-office money order, or express money order.
In attempting to give my personal experiences since came to Christian Science, there seem to be few startling things to relate, for since beginning the study of this Science, some fifteen years ago, I have been constantly protected by divine Love, never having been sick abed for a single day.
I feel I must say a little of the blessing I have received by coming to Christian Science.
Our first Thanksgiving service in the Christian Science Church awakened in me a sense of thankfulness that had never been aroused until I took up the study of the Thanksgiving Lesson.
Nearly eight years ago I realized that 'man's extremity is God's opportunity" and, in my need, turned to Christian Science for help, though at that time I knew little of it, except that it was prayer of some kind.
Having been helped so often by the testimonials in the Sentinel and Journal, I wish to add my mite, hoping it may help some one whose healing is slow.
Sixteen years ago my spine was injured by a fall, and I was obliged to give up everything for a while.
The favorable consideration of sin often leads to its commission.
Wherever there is failure, there is some giddiness, some superstition about luck, some step omitted, which nature never pardons.
A world of suffering nations has weighed the might of acrown,A thinking, free-born people has cast the conqueror down:Yet voices, choosing a leader, grow harsh to slander hisname,And holy hearts are broken upon the altar of Fame.
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Christian Science: The Religion of Jesus Christ.