Much could be written on the subject of obedience,—a key to the greatest pearl within our reach; viz.
Paul says, "For if I build again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor.
In making a short cut over the mountains, I followed a faint trail, and it was all clear so long as my thoughts were intent upon it.
I SEARCHED long hours for ease from pain,For health and strength to work again,And struggled, too, for ease of mind,A hearty joy in being kind,For love of all that's good and pure,For wealth of thoughts that aye endure,That self might be effaced in me,And all my thoughts for others be,Then quick this promise came, Divine,"All that I have, my son, is thine.
Carol Norton delivered a scholarly address at the Opera House Thursday evening, December 17, on "Christian Science, the Gospel of Righteousness and Health.
After all, why should commerce be excluded from the domain of Christianity?
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
The question, "byline" has often been asked of Christian Scientists, and in the conversation following this inquiry, pneumonia has frequently been cited as one of the diseases for which a physician should be called without delay.
A very significant feature of the testimonies given by Christian Scientists in our periodicals and in our experience meetings is the frequent reference to the illumination of the Scriptures which always attends the study of our text-book.
The millennium has not been delayed because of a lack of ideals, but rather because of the ignorance and indisposition which have barred the approach to them.
A short time before Christmas, 1900, a friend came to me one day with tears in his eyes, saying, "If you wish to see my wife once more, you must come soon, for the physicians have declared that she must die during the next day or two.
The call came directly to me, Have not you something to write of the benefits you have received through the teachings of Christian Science for the Sentinel or Journal.
After having spent my boyhood in active outdoor life in the exhilarating climate of the Alleghany Mountains, I moved to Texas and engaged in teaching, and this change of habits and climate transformed me into a semi-invalid.
In 1897 I was greatly benefited by reading "Miscellaneous Writings" by Mrs.
Through the teachings of Christian Science we have indeed been enabled to prove that "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
I united with a Christian Science Church over six years ago, and it is impossible for me to tell of the innumerable blessings I have received through the knowledge of eternal Truth gained during that time.
Before I had a knowledge of Christian Science I was ill from exhausted nerves, and had headaches for several days at a time, when I could keep nothing on my stomach.
It would be impossible for me to express in words all that the study of Christian Science has been to me, not so much in a physical as in a mental way, for when it came to me it was truly a case where "man's extremity is God's opportunity.
It is with great pleasure that I speak of a demonstration I had on October 28 of last year while I was motor cycling in the country.
After witnessing in my family a remarkable case of healing by Christian Science, I could no longer scoff at its claims nor neglect the opportunity it afforded for my own healing.
I would like to tell of a demonstration of the power of Truth over error.
About a year ago a lump appeared in my breast.
Two years ago my little boy had piles very badly for so young a child.