The way that He willeth in love for me,That is the way for me!And I do not care how thorny and bareThe journey may seem to be,If only afar, on the mountain-side,In the light of the sun, I may seeThe shining garments and beckoning handOf the Guide He has sent to me.
Mind never did and never will depend upon matter for expression, for inherent in Mind is all intelligence, all action, all power.
Reason and revelation are not the private or exclusive property of one individual, and Mrs.
Mere theological discussion will never satisfy the hunger and thirst after righteousness.
In the teachings of Christian Science as to the unreality of all material existence and its diseases, it uses the word unreal in the sense of knowing that God is not the author of anything but the good and harmonious, and that His works are as perfect and immortal as Himself.
When men commence to investigate and study Christian Science they are speedily impressed with the fact that there is something to do.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
When Jesus was asked whether he was the Christ, "he that should come," he answered, "Go and shew John again those things which ye do hear and see: the blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
The reference by our revered Leader to the study of the Manual which appeared in the Sentinel of November 12, deserves more than a passing notice.
A Clever critic of western civilization, who writes under the caption, "Letters from a Chinese Official," hews close to the line when he says that instead of thinking of the quality of the life lived, we are ever thinking of the means of living.
Our Dear Leader:— Thought has been busy, this beautiful Thanksgiving morning, taking a retrospective glance over the past twenty years and more, thinking of the many blessings that have been ours, all of which we owe to our dear Father.
Six years ago when Christian Science found me I was a wreck, morally, physically, and spiritually, and was without hope or God in the world.
My healing was so wonderful, that as I receive more light I feel I must add my testimony to those of others.
During the eight years I have been in Christian Science, we have had many seeming trials.
I want to give my testimony to the Field, it may help some one who needs the understanding of God as I did.
I desire to voice the thanks with which my heart has been filled ever since the truth came into my consciousness, which it did with such clean-cut, logical reasoning, that after my first reading of Science and Health of an hour or more, I arose, knowing that I should have no more use for my small library of medical books, and my several cases of homœopathic remedies, of which I had made such diligent use that among my friends I had gained the title of doctor.
For six years I suffered with backache and lung trouble.
I shall endeavor to express my sincere gratitude for what I have thus far received in Christian Science.
Christian Science has done more for me than I can find words to express.
Having derived much benefit from reading the testimonies in the Sentinel and Journal, I am moved to add my own in the hope that it will help some one who may perhaps be in a similar condition to that in which I was eight years ago.
Through my too great self-reliance and the belief that nothing could fail with me, I gave up a very good position in order to become independent, but my venture turned out very differently from what I had expected; it proved a failure and I suffered heavy losses.
It is not a year since I came to Christian Science, yet I feel as if I had never lived before and that all my blessings have come through it.
I thank God that I have found in Christian Science a new discovery of Christianity.
When I heard of Christian Science about three years ago, I did not know what it was, but I was willing to try anything, for I had outgrown all belief in medicine.
If we have received just the faintest glimpse of what divine Love is and what it can do for us, ought we not to give thanks for that, and not be tempted to withhold any good thing, no matter how small it may seem to mortal sense?
It is now nearly six years since I began studying the text-book of Christian Science, and I would like to tell what it has done for me and my family.
Hail again the dawning day!Darkness now has flown away;We behold the dewdrops brightShining in serenest light.
The day of the belief in a personal God is gone, according to Dr.
The Christian Science Text-Book.