It is the practical effect of Christian Science made evident in health restored and disease overcome that has first led the great majority of the thousands who profess this teaching to adhere confidently to it in physical as well as spiritual need.
The plan of salvation outlined by Christ Jesus is very simple and includes the recognition of God the Father, Christ the Son, and the Holy Ghost, or Comforter; all of these are accepted in their entirety by Christian Scientists, who recognize the fact that Christ is the Saviour of the world, and that only by following in his footsteps is there salvation from either sin, sickness, or death.
Railing at Christian Scientists because they are not doing the most difficult things of their profession at the start is on a par with punishing a child in its first term at school for not writing an essay on philosophy.
Many artists, teachers, musicians, university professors, lawyers, and others, engaged in intellectual pursuits have embraced Christian Science.
The brave man is the elder son of creation, who has stepped buoyantly into his inheritance, while the coward, who is the younger, waiteth patiently until he decease.
One of the largest audiences that have assembled in the Home Theatre recently, greeted Judge Ewing Tuesday night, February 17, and listened with rapt attention to his lecture on Christian Science.
Consider but this single day's demands,Its dower of work, its wage of smiles and tears!So rich with opportunity it stands!One day, with God, is as a thousand years.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
It is more and more apparent that the world is not satisfied with time-worn platitudes, but is demanding a religion adapted to its daily need, a religion which is removed as far as possible from purely perfunctory preaching.
We read that once as Michael Angelo passed along the streets of Florence, he noticed, lying among the rubbish, a piece of fine Carrara marble.
In an age when things great and small, high and low, are being subjected to microscopic analysis, it is very natural that the question, What is the essential of religion?
That was a fine, brave word from a professor in a Baptist theological school when he said recently,—
Publication of Der Christian Science Herold will commence on April first, and subscriptions for Volume I.
A Bill was recently introduced in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the purport and aim of which seemed to be the prohibition of the practice of healing by any other methods than those of medicine and surgery.
The Christian Scientists in New Hampshire have won a notable victory.
The king can keep his crown,The plutocrat his gold,For all of me:I heave no sigh to own,No palm I shape to holdTheir jewelry.
I wish to express the constantly increasing sense of gratitude I feel for Christian Science, because it is teaching me how to pray.
With a heart full of gratitude to Christian Science and to our dear Leader for the many blessings which have come to me and other members of my household, I wish to add my mite to the columns of the Sentinel.
A Statement that has been made over and over again by my teacher in Christian Science, and which gives much food for thought and expansion, is this: "We are God's mouthpieces.
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The following are selected from reports of meetings in behalf of the Building Fund of the Mother Church.
"What shall I render unto the Lord for all his benefits toward me?
In January, 1897, we turned from old surroundings where we were in bondage to mortal mind laws, bodily infirmities, and spiritual unrest, from which conditions we had failed to find relief in the promises of mental philosophy, materia medica, and orthodoxy.
In my early life I had read the Bible a great deal, but with no profit.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not yet seen.
Applications for membership in the Mother Church must be in the hands of the Clerk on or before May 20.
Each branch Church of Christ, Scientist, is requested to send, on or before May I, its total membership as it will stand April I, to William B.
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.
Christian Science: The Religion of Jesus Christ.