It is argued that Christian Scientists should take a course in medicine before they shall be permitted to charge for treating the sick; that they should "possess a reasonable knowledge of the various diseases of the body and their most approved treatment.
The Christian Science teachings from first to last abound in exhortations to be pure, to be honest,—not alone to be honest in business and with our fellow-men, but to be honest with ourselves.
First Church of Christ, Scientist, begs to submit the following statement regarding the Reading Room work for the year ending June 30, 1905: Visitors to Reading Room, 6,919; total sales of literature for year, $7,977,90; copies of Science and Health sold, 1,214; sales of literature for July, 1905, $1,066.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, does not consult on disease, nor read letters referring to these subjects.
[In response to a telegram received by Mrs.
[We are glad to give prominence to the following letter to Mrs.
To the Editor of The Herald.
THE failure of the criminal proceedings commenced some three years ago against several Christian Scientists at White Plains, N.
IN times of doubt or of sorrow the struggling human sense must needs rely upon the anchor of faith which keeps thought from drifting astray till the storm is past.
Chicago, August 21, 1905.
In obedience to the command of Jesus, who said, "Freely ye have received, freely give," I gladly testify to the healing and saving power of Christian Science.
About nine years ago I began to study Christian Science.
It was about fifteen years ago that Christian Science first came to my notice.
Soon after my marriage, twenty-six years ago, I had a severe spell of illness which left me in a very delicate state, and I never knew what it was to be really well and strong.
I feel that the time has come for me to acknowledge my wonderful healing in Christian Science.
I would be most ungrateful if I did not express my thanks for all that Truth has done for me and mine.
Like a great many others I sought Christian Science as a last resort for relief from physical suffering.
It is with a heart full of gratitude that I give my testimony of the healing power of Truth and Love, revealed in Christian Science.
It would cover many pages were I to try to enumerate all the proofs of the power of Truth that I have had since I joined the Christian Science Society of Georgetown, now a church with steadily increasing membership.
I wish to add my mite, and speak of some of the benefits I have received from Christian Science.
I wish to express my gratitude to God for this blessed truth.
I feel that I cannot better express my gratitude than to testify to God's many mercies vouchsafed to me in the overcoming of various ills which seemed very grievous to bear.
I wish to tell of my healing through Christian Science.
THERE was time, when day most bright, To me seemed like the darkest night; Though I had eyes, I had not sight.
Next November, in Carnegie Hall, New York City, there will be a notable conference.
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