Christian Scientists agree with the statements that "all human beings have sinned," and that "without some forfeiture God cannot pardon the offender.
Kind words may carry persuasion, but harsh words never.
The courts have held that "if there are distinct and different schools of practice, as allopathic or old school, homoeopathic, Thompsonian, hydropathic or water cure, and a physician of one of those schools is called in, his treatment is to be tested by the general doctrines of his school, and not by those of other schools.
One cannot help conceding that to attain its growth there must be in the teaching of Christian Science something very satisfactory and wholesome.
How sweet to know that God is all,To feel His presence near;To always listen for His call,And never doubt or fear.
There was a good-sized audience at the Opera House last night [September 13] to hear the lecture on Christian Science by Mr.
First Church of Christ, Scientist, held services Sunday morning for the first time in its new church home.
We have been asked to give the order of services to be followed in our churches on Thanksgiving Day, but as there is no regular order provided in the Manual, we can only refer inquirers to the report of the services held last year in The Mother Church, published in the Sentinel of December 5, 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 letters show true appreciation of the new By-laws relating to the Sunday School, and our Leader's deep interest in the spiritual welfare of the children as well as her estimate of faithfulness in the Sunday School workers.
An eminent minister once said, "So many are God's kindnesses to us that as drops of water they run together, and it is not until we are borne up by the multitude of them, as by streams in deep channels, that we recognize them as coming from Him.
To old-fashioned home-lovers, the dearest time of all the year is—
We give thee thanks, O Lord God almighty,.
Beloved Leader:—Though these words may never meet your gaze, it will be a relief to my overcharged heart to write them.
When a knowledge of the work of Christian Science first came to me, I was a student of medicine, having had a strong desire, almost from childhood, to do something to relieve the sufferings of mankind.
My cause of gratitude for all that Truth has done and is doing for me increases so rapidly, that every week I wait before giving my testimony, will make it more difficult to compress the testimony into reasonable limits; whereas, rather more than two years ago, the outlook upon life was one that often brought me into a state of mental depression which sometimes involved an actual physical sense of pain and heart-heaviness.
Christian Science was brought to my notice several years ago by a dear friend, who had investigated it.
Having received so much benefit from reading the many beautiful testimonies in the Sentinel, I feel in duty bound to add my mite in the hope that some suffering brother may pluck up hope and come and drink of the waters of Truth, and find rest as I have done.
It is over ten years since I first heard of Christian Science.
I wish to tell of a little demonstration I had one day.
As I have been greatly helped and encouraged by the reading of other testimonies, I find it a privilege, rather than a duty to obey the words of the Master, who said, "Freely ye have received, freely give.
This morning, after reading some testimonies and being helped so much by them, I cannot wait longer but must write mine.
I became suddenly and seriously ill in the night and suffered excruciating pain.
I wish to testify to the healing power of God, which came to me through Christian Science.
If I wait longer to acknowledge the benefits received from Christian Science, I shall feel that I do not deserve more.
If every public officer were really a Christian, if every employer and every laborer were really a Christian, if every merchant, every householder, every man, woman, and child were really a Christian, of course the kingdom of heaven would not be far away.
The Christian Science Text-Book.