I DEEMED, before mine eyes beheld the light,—When life was young, when I believed the storyOf wise incompetence and darkened sight,—That He, the Lord of love, the God of glory,Was even a tyrant, terrible and gory,Eager to hurl His foolish children hence,As rocks by Cyclops off their promontory,Into the foul abyss of hatred, whenceIs no return, no hope, no prayer, no penitence.
The following letter has been received by the trustees of the First Baptist church, Westerly, R.
That the majority—large majority—of prayers go unanswered needs not to be asserted.
The teaching that evil can be performed through erroneous mental influence is not new to this age, but it should be understood that the mission of Christian Science is to counteract and destroy such evil mental influence.
Not only her following, but the world in general, is amazed at the success of the movement Mrs.
The List of Members of The Mother Church, including those admitted June 5, 1906, is now on sale.
As we review the past six months we have cause for much gratitude for the growth made in our church.
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 letter to Mrs.
The following excerpts are from an editorial in a recent issue of the Matteawan and Fishkill-on-Hudson Evening Journal, and we take pleasure in commending them to the consideration of any who are tempted to forsake their own legitimate field of labor and discuss their neighbor's religious views from a controversial standpoint.
In our text-book we find this statement, "Those ready for the blessing you impart will give thanks".
Six months ago the words Christian Science conveyed to me nothing more than the bare fact that some people, Americans mostly, called it a religion, and that it denied the existence of pain.
There are no words that can express my gratitude to God for what Christian Science had done for me and mine.
For four years I had been a helpless invalid from an injury to the spine, and during that time was under the care of a number of physicians without receiving any help.
I wish to express my gratitude to God for the benefits I have received in Christian Science.
For a long time I have desired to express a little of the gratitude that fills my heart for the freedom which I have gained through the study of Christian Science as taught by our Leader and the world's benefactor, Mrs.
From the time I was thirteen until shortly after my eighteenth birthday I suffered from what the family physician diagnosed as uterine trouble.
I had a severe attack of inflammation of the throat, and a tumor formed which the physician lanced to give me relief; but instead of its getting better, another one formed, worse than the first, and I could not swallow even liquid food.
I feel that it is time for me to give my testimony of what Christian Science has done for me and my family.
I have seen so much good done to myself and others by the reading of the Christian Science literature that I wish to tell my experience.
I had suffered for many years and was under the doctor's care, but nothing seemed to relieve me from suffering.
I first heard of Christian Science about nineteen years ago, and soon after this I saw the healing of a member of my own family by its means.
When Christian Science was first brought to my notice, I was indeed in bondage.
I knew nothing of Christian Science until this last fall, when two ladies, Scientists, came to our city.
I have received so many benefits through Christian Science that it is hard to know where to begin to enumerate them.
When my attention was called to Christian Science I opposed it like a great many others, but after seeing a relative restored to good health and other members of our family being benefited by it, my wife became interested in its teachings.
The picture of The Mother Church and its Extension which The Christian Science Publishing Society now has for sale is a half-tone reproduction, 12 x 15 inches in size, of a view giving the St.
The Christian Science Text-Book.