Appreciation of a By-law

A letter in this article was later republished in The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany: My. 231:25-232:8

New York City, November 20, 1904.
Rev. Mary Baker Eddy.

Our Beloved Leader:—We, the officers and teachers of Second Church of Christ, Scientist, New York City, desire to express to you our heartfelt thanks and gratitude for the great help given to us in our work by the new By-law, Article XIX., Section 6, "Subject for Lessons." Valuing, as we all do so greatly, every word that comes from your pen, we have kept in constant reference your article on the same subject, published in the October Journal, 1895, and have based thereon our entire line of work. We have also been carrying out the method suggested in the last sentence of the amendment to Section 5, and it is a great help and inspiration to us to know that in so doing we have been unconsciously fulfilling your desires. How often we are privileged to witness, in just such ways, the constant reflection, through you, of that divine Love and Wisdom "which supplieth all our needs." The sacred importance of our Sunday School work, and the great privilege of being connected with it, come to us more and more strongly each day, for in what nobler work could one be occupied than that of giving to the children of this generation the grand equipment for the future which is contained within the teachings outlined in the new By-law? Our earnest desire is to impart, adequately and faithfully, to the "little ones" in our charge, some measure of the priceless understanding of God which has been revealed to us through you.

Lovingly and gratefully yours.
Dora S. Innis, Superintendent.
(In behalf of the officers and teachers.)

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Grateful Thanks to the Field
December 3, 1904

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