If Christian Science were what many think it is,—a form of hypnotism clad in religious phraseology,—it ought to be condemned by all right thinking people.
The reformatory work of Christian Science must be emphasized.
Boston, Mass, October 1, 1903.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
The following sections of the Church By-laws have been amended to read as follows:—
We think our readers will heartily endorse the following, which appeared in a recent issue of The Christian Register:—
We often hear it said that Christian people, and even those who make no profession of religion, have remarkable answers to prayer, and students of Christian Science are sometimes asked to explain such occurrences in the light of their understanding of Truth.
The splendor of New England's wooded hills, these autumn days, leads one to wonder if the Aurora of the north-land has not escaped the meshes of the night and drifted into milder climes, that our summer might vanish in a dream of color; and in its profusion, its variety, and its delicacy of tints, the fleeting vision has surely brought to all who, having eyes, see, suggestions of that unfading beauty which pertains to the manifestations of Spirit.
The following arrangements for reduced railroad rates are announced, in the interest of those planning to attend the Association.
When the announcement of the new Concordance to Science and Health was first received, I rejoiced in anticipation and supposed I had measured, in a degree, its scope and possibilities.
That the subject of Christian Science is attracting the attention of many of our people was evidenced by the large number present Thursday evening, September 10, in Farwell Opera House to listen to an address by Judge William G.
Applications for membership with the Mother Church, to be acted upon at the meeting to be held in November for the admission of members, must be in the hands of the Clerk by the 15th of October.
To the many testimonials of truly marvelous healing published in the Christian Science periodicals, I desire to add mine, with the hope that it may be read by some who need the help of Truth as I did before Christian Science lifted me out of my misery, and gave to me perfect health and happiness.
On the morning of the 4th of July, 1903, I left my home for the office feeling in perfect health.
Step by step I tread the pathway that leads me out of darkness into the marvelous light and liberty which Truth reveals to me.
I have made several attempts to give to the Sentinel a statement of the benefits I have received through Christian Science, but did not feel satisfied with what I wrote.
My sister, in a distant city, wrote me that she had for some time suffered from lameness and stiffness of the joints, accompanied by great weakness, which made it difficult for her to rise from a chair, go up and down stairs, and in many other ways caused great inconvenience.
Fifteen years ago I accepted Christian Science, and I would like to tell how I came to do so.
This is my anniversary month, and I think I cannot celebrate it better than by giving my testimony in grateful acknowledgment to the truth and what it has done for me.
I desire to express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for us as a family.
I feel that I have waited too long to express my gratitude for all the good that has come to me through Christian Science, and would like to tell how I reached a knowledge of this glorious truth.
The time has come when I feel I can no longer delay my testimony for the truth as revealed in Christian Science.
Association makes character.