The best definitions of the word "miracle" give it as...

Dubuque (Ia.) Daily Globe Journal

The best definitions of the word "miracle" give it as something that is extraordinary—above or beyond the ordinary comprehension, not necessarily in contravention of law and order but that which may bring out higher concepts of law than had heretofore been known. This definition would seem to fit Jesus' works. He came not "to destroy, but to fulfil," the complete law, to "destroy the works of the devil."

It is inconceivable that a religion which in its practical workings includes a return to primitive Christianity should be considered as a "relapse into a lower spiritual level," or that such religion can by any right process of reasoning be construed into a calamity. What the world needs most of all to-day is a revival of the Christ-teaching in its original purity. The attainment of this end is the primary object of Christian Science. If in the laudable effort it heals the sick, how can a Christian consistently condemn it on this ground?

The Psalmist says, "I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness." "Complacency," when based upon such experiences as have entered into the lives of most Christian Scientists, is entirely justifiable. The wise man said, "When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him."

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