The hope of humanity is in the statement that man is the image and likeness of God.
While looking one day into the excavation made for the laying of the foundation of the enlargement of our Mother Church, I found the lesson that we who are working to erect "the structure of Truth and Love" within, must start aright, by first pulling down the buildings which mortal mind, false education, has erected, "the strongholds of materiality and personality" which have encumbered the place of truth; and having cleared away the rubbish we must dig down deep to make room for a sure and firm foundation on the solid rock, the Christ-truth.
There are millions of persons who believe that they believe the Scriptures, yet careful consideration discloses that among these millions who count themselves as believers, a very large percentage have but a limited knowledge of what the Bible contains, their belief in it being largely sentimental and traditional,—because their fathers believed in it before them; while still another large percentage, either intentionally or unconsciously, select from the Scriptures only such portions as are useful in supporting special doctrines and creeds, ignoring other and perhaps more important teachings.
The following editorial commendation of the recent by-law of The Mother Church, "Church Organizations Ample," is further recognition of Mrs.
There is no emotion in a Christian Science treatment, either intense or suppressed.
Music Hall was well filled Monday evening [October to] to listen to an address on Christian Science by Bicknell Young of Chicago.
New York City, November 20, 1904.
Beloved Brethren:—So many telegrams, cablegrams, and letters for Mrs.
We are in receipt of a letter from one of our subscribers asking us to state what books may properly be called Christian Science literature, also to define the status of several books which she names.
The character of a man's thought and speech is always a revelation of his dominating sense.
In Paul's beautiful discourse on charity, or "love" as it is better rendered, he says, "When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child;.
Of the man beautiful experiences which have been mine in the study of Christian Science, none is dearer than that of Truth's entrance into my life.
In the Sentinel of October 22 appeared a testimony written by myself, but signed D.
When I recall the many blessings which have come to me through Christian Science, I feel that I should no longer withhold my expression of gratitude.
For the past three years I have enjoyed the blessings of Christian Science.
I came to the study of Christian Science with a great desire for rest and peace of mind, and although my progress seems to be slow, I am finding them.
To the many testimonies given in the Sentinel I should like to add mine, thinking it may help some one.
I wish to tell of the benefits I have received from Christian Science.
We have had so much help in our family through Christian Science that I hardly know how I can tell of it.
Through the healing of a very badly ulcerated limb, though it came slowly, I had the uplifting assurance that I was healed, that God is All in all, and I felt a joy which tongue cannot express.
About a year and a half ago, Christian Science found me a physical wreck, helpless with rheumatism from which I had suffered for fifteen years, chronic catarrh of twentyfive years' standing.
To enumerate in a short article, the many blessings I have received from an understanding of Christian Science would be impossible.
I have just been reading a number of the Sentinel, which is so full of joyful, heartfelt acknowledgments and songs of thanksgiving, that I feel I must join the others who give thanks, for my life is so full of blessings that I can never express my gratitude.
It is now a little over two years since I came into some understanding of the glorious truths of Christian Science.
After the birth of my first child, twenty-one years ago, I was attacked with a pain in my back which caused me great suffering during nine years.
The thought has often come to me when I read Science and Health, the Sentinel and the Journal, that I would send in my thanks for the helpful articles which are all, seemingly, for me.
A man must not choose his neighbor; he must take the neighbor that God sends him.
Man's true prayer,—the prayer which is true for him,—is the expression in words of the trend of his life.
The Christian Science Text-book.