Webster's definition of the word science is, "accumulated and established knowledge, which has been systematized and formulated with reference to the discovery of general truths or the operation of general laws: knowledge classified and made available in work, life.
At the lecture given in Symphony Hall on Thursday, April 14, by Bicknell Young, C.
O Weary heart and steps that slowAlong life's pathway come and go,Fear not, the Master trod aloneThe thorn-path leading to a throne.
There is a wide difference between healing that is wrought upon the basis that the curative power, God, is matter and Spirit working in unison, and healing that is wrought upon the basis that the curative power, God, is Spirit, Mind, Life, Truth, and Love.
Religion should be valued for what it accomplishes as well as for what it promises.
In dealing with the subject of healing and when discussing the question of what constitutes the best method of treating the sick, the Christian Scientist speaks from a somewhat broader experience than does his neighbor.
Our critic states that "the defect of Christian Science is that it ignores or seems to ignore the principle of the Cross.
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 tribute from the pen of Mr.
A Prominent editor is authority for the statement that from the editorial standpoint, Christian Science is not of as much interest as it was a few years ago; and while this statement may be true from his point of view, it does not alter the fact that the public is certainly more interested in the subject than ever before.
So-called liberalism in religion says that if a man lives up to his own standard of right, he is doing all that is required of him.
No classes will be taught in the Board of Education before December next.
Hoping that thereby some one may find encouragement to seek help through Christian Science, I gladly give this testimony.
I have been a constant reader of the Sentinel since I began investigating Christian Science and taking treatment for physical ailments, and have received great encouragement and help by reading the testimonies of physical and spiritual healing.
When I think of testifying to what Christian Science has done for me, I know not where to begin nor what to say; it is beyond human expression.
I was led to investigate Christian Science by a dear friend whom I had learned to trust when I was a child.
After having delayed for so long, I at last resolved to relate my experience that others may know of the blessing which Christian Science has brought to me.
I should like to tell of a little demonstration that may help some other mother in kindred need.
I desire to express my gratitude for the healing which came to me in Christian Science.
Having been in Christian Science about two years and a half, I thought it time to express myself in regard to the manifold blessings received both spiritually and physically.
Not for physical healing did I at first become interested in Christian Science, thought I have experienced many beautiful and instantaneous demonstrations of the power of Truth over error in this respect, but from the first moment that I read the words of the "little book," Science and Health, I knew it was the truth for which I had all my life been longing.
I feel I cannot longer refrain from expressing my gratitude to God for the great blessing Christian Science has brought into my life by the change it has wrought in my health, and also my disposition.
For twenty-six years I had suffered with bladder trouble, so bad at times that I could neither straighten up nor walk.
I prayed, Thy kingdom come! For winter longHad held the frozen earth in fetters bound;And wretchedness and misery, war and wrong,Age after age, did in the world abound.
There are many lessons to be received from this Gethsemane of our Lord, and one among the many is this: If we mark well the history of moral greatness in all ages we shall see that it is made to stand in the midst of any and every Gethsemane of trial; and that the triumph on Olivet only foreshadows a universal victory of a kindred righteousness.
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE TEXT-BOOK.