I have long felt a desire to tell others how I failed to...

I have long felt a desire to tell others how I failed to prove that Christian Science does not heal. About five years ago I was stricken with serious lung trouble, and for several weeks I was kept in a state of terrible fear by the alarming conditions. After a thorough examination my physician said that I would have to go the plateau of Mexico and secure the best sanitary conditions and medical treatment, otherwise my time on earth would be limited to a few months. As I was unable to this, my condition seemed hopeless indeed. At this time my young wife entreated me try Christian Science, which seemed to me to be most absurd. I at first refused to take the treatment, but at last was persuaded—"just to prove that it does not heal." I employed a practitioner, secured a copy of Science and and went to work. I studied night and day, and, be it said to my credit, I was thorough so far as I knew. At end of three months I seemed to be no better, physically; and the faithful Scientist who had worked for me, advised me to employ another practitioner, but by no means to give up Christian Science. This seemed strange to me, as I had never seen such unselfishness before. I had learned, however, that Christian Science could not be trifled with, and I had given up all thought of trying to prove that it would not heal. I was indeed positive that if I persevered I would be healed. I employed another practitioner and in about three weeks I was entirely well.

Since taking up Christian Science I have never needed medicine or medical aid. My lungs are remarkably strong and well. I am very grateful for this truth which frees us from bondage, and to all concerned with my healing.

J.MARSHALL KING, So. Frankfort, Mich.

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September 1, 1906

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