The following statement by Alfred Farlow, Christian Science Publication Committee for the United States, was addressed, March 10, to the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Maine, in reply to a circular letter to Christian Scientists by Senator Potter, in which he said,—
The following article appeared in the Lewiston.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
Less than the usual number of bills having for their object the suppression of Christian Science practice, have been introduced in the State legislatures this year, and of this number only the one introduced in Nebraska has been passed, but even in that State the measure has failed to become a law, because of the governor's veto.
Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance.
There is nothing so definite and incisive as truth.
Christian Science Reading Room,Belfast, Ireland, March 7, 1905.
The next admission of candidates to membership in The Mother Church will be June 6, 1905.
Bigotry and the latent spirit of persecution has so far prevailed in the legislature as to induce the members in both branches to pass a law aimed at the practice of Christian Science.
It is probable that many Christian people who have opposed the Christian Science teaching that physical healing should be effected without the use of drugs, are unfamiliar with the fact that the founder of Methodism fully believed in spiritual healing, and at times relied wholly upon God for health and strength, and this not for himself alone but for his beasts as well.
In the current [February] Christian Science Journal there is an interesting article by Anna Friendlich on "Israel's Return to Zion.
There has been introduced in the Oregon legislature a bill compelling parents and guardians to employ doctors of some school of medicine in case of sickness in their families.
A lecture on Christian Science, under the auspices of The Mother Church, will be delivered by Mrs.
After many years of invalidism, during which all material methods and remedies had failed to give me relief from the intense suffering produced by periodical headaches, I was smitten with an acute attack of bronchitis.
I was a semi-invalid; my husband and one daughter were doomed to die, according to the laws of materia medica; the other daughter was subject to hay fever from infancy, and neither medicine nor change of climate could heal her; a little boy was born with stomach trouble, and the hired girl was subject to sick headaches.
In loving gratitude to God, I wish to tell what Christian Science has done for me.
I feel it my duty to give a testimony as to what Christian Science is able to accomplish through faith in God.
I came into Christian Science about September, 1903.
Jesus came as the Wayshower to teach us the truth, and although it has been partially hidden for centuries, Christian Science is again showing us the way, through the self-sacrifice and love of our dear Leader, Mrs.
For about seven years we have known of Christian Science, and find it truly a help at all times and in all conditions of life.
I wish to tell of the joy and peace that have come to me through the study of Science and Health.
I have heretofore given testimony to my own case of healing by Christian Science treatment, after having been a chronic sufferer of many years' standing, and being healed even though I was bitterly antagonistic to what I supposed Christian Science was.
It is with a grateful heart that I send this testimony of my gratitude to God for all the great blessings of the past and present that He has given me and mine.
I am prompted to give my testimony to the many benefits received from Christian Science treatment, as well as from the teaching of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
It is now five years since I first heard of Christian Science.
"Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
Three years ago I was healed of an ailment through Christian Science, and since that time I have had many beautiful demonstrations of God's omnipotent care.
It is now over four years since I first heard of Christian Science, and my heart overflows with love and thankfulness to our beloved Leader, Mrs.
My shepherd is the King most high; My every want He doth supply,
The arguments which are made against the sacrifice of principle in this matter of union are true and have great force.
The Christian Science Text-Book.