Truth destroys only that which is untrue, and therefore unreal, and never that which is true and real.
Our critic contends for the reality and substantiality of that which Jesus said was of no profit.
In the first chapter of Genesis we read, "And God saw every thing that he had made, and behold, it was very good.
There was a day when the public was ready to believe that Christian Scientists said, "There is nothing ails you, for you have no head to ache;" but now the spontaneous inquiry is, Why does Christian Science grow so rapidly?
Our critic states that "what is done by Christian Science can be accomplished by other methods.
I am not a Christian Scientist, nor is the New Commonwealth published in the interest of that church, but I sincerely admire the spirit of brotherly love in which Scientists always answer criticisms of their doctrine.
It is with a sense of gratitude that we are able to send you a favorable report of our church progress.
A large audience crowded the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday afternoon, October 22, to listen to a lecture on Christian Science, given under the auspices of First Church of Christ, Scientist, by Prof.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
London, England, November 21, 1905.
The world is waking up to the fact that the healing of the sick is a necessary part of our Master's gospel, and that this sign of the times is not escaping the attention of the newspapers will be seen by the following quotation from an influential paper of the Middle West.
While listening to the singing of "The Messiah" recently, a message from our beloved Leader to one of the branch churches, at the time of its dedication, was recalled, in which she quoted words, "Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee.
At a time when many are wont to yield their thought to a retrospection which leads them into the cheerless haunts to regret, they that be wise will turn away from every temptation to self-depreciation or self-excuse, and follow the loving counsel of our Leader, "Hold thought steadfastly to the enduring, the good, and the true, and you will bring these into your experience proportionably to their occupancy of your thoughts".
My grandfather Warren was a surgeon of the Indian wars of 1800 to 1815, and his father was a surgeon and officer in the Revolution.
About eight years ago, while residing for a time in New York City, I found myself in a most distressing condition, owing to many perplexing cares and the loss of a dear relative.
Five years ago my mother was taken suddenly very ill and we sent for our family physician.
For three years I was afflicted with what the doctors had diagnosed as floating kidney, resulting, the attending physician said, in tuberculosis of the bowels.
As the son of a physician, a graduate in pharmacy, and an ex-druggist, I had a perfect contempt for what I thought Christian Science to be.
I have been a resident of Syracuse, N.
I wish to express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me.
It is with great pleasure that I make known to suffering humanity what Christian Science has done for me.
At seven years of age I had an attack of scarlet fever, which left me a weak and sickly child and made me sensitive to various diseases, including diphtheria and the grip.
For fifteen years I was a constant sufferer, until I was almost a mental, physical, and financial wreck.
I have received substantial benefit of late through reading the testimonies in our periodicals, and the expressions of deep gratitude by those who have been marvelously healed as I have been.
Appreciation of that which is good is an effective way of making the world better and happier.
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