A most remarkable cure of rheumatism has come to light in this town, one which is unequaled perhaps in the history of non-remedy treatment, such as this appears to be.
It is a significant sign of the times that ministers of the great Episcopal Church are publicly acknowledging that Christian Scientists "manifest more faith in the power of the Christ than many who profess to be of the true Israel of God;" that they are now admitting what Christian Science has always taught, that the whole gospel of Christ includes healing the sick as well as the sinner; and that they are urging the revival of healing in the Church as a means of preventing their communicants from seeking for it and finding it in Christian Science.
It may be of interest to your readers to know that while Christian Science repudiates the belief that evil is the outcome of God or that He permits it to exist, or makes use of it in His plan of salvation of man, nevertheless evil does exist to material sense and must be overcome and destroyed by recognizing its true nature and thereby forsaking it.
Although one may not be an adherent of the Christian Science Church, he must admit, as a matter of justice, that that institution has demonstrated in thousands of instances the helpfulness ethically to the individual of getting away from the total depravity ideal.
The picture of The Mother Church which The Christian Science Publishing Society now has for sale is a half-tone reproduction, I2 X I5 inches in size, of a view giving the St.
The author of the Christian Science text-book does not consult nor read letters on disease.
[Our readers will recall that Mrs.
We are glad to publish on pages 371 to 373 of this issue, with permission of the Cosmopolitan, the splendid article by Mr.
It is deeply interesting to read the many promises to the poor and needy which are to be found in the Old Testament, and when we come to the New, we have the assurance of the Master, "Your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.
In an article appearing in the current Homiletic Monthly, a distinguished British scientist refers to a forthcoming "age of religion.
Colorado State Prison, Canon City, Dec.
A correspondent writes as follows: "May I suggest that you call the attention of the Field to the help to be received through the study of the reprint, 'The Lesson-Sermons.
After doctoring about a year, I was obliged to give up school and was under medical care for two years; but grew worse instead of better.
About eleven years ago this fall I was healed by Christian Science of what a doctor had called the worst case of kidney disease that ever had come under his observation.
I am glad to write of my healing by Christian Science which occurred over six years ago.
It was through my mother's healing, which took place about nine years ago, that we became interested in Christian Science.
I was healed by Christian Science treatment after many years of sickness and suffering from which the earnest efforts of kindly physicians and dear friends could not deliver me.
In April, 1882, immediately following the birth of one of my children, I was stricken with a severe illness, and in the years that followed there were weeks, and often months, in which I was utterly unable even to wait on myself, there being no time during almost twenty-two years in which I was free from pain for even a single day.
I feel that I have already waited too long before expressing my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me.
I first heard of Christian Science in 1897.
I am pleased to be able to say that I have been healed by Christian Science of several ailments declared by doctors to be chronic.
For two years I was in poor health, suffering from kidney and stomach trouble, etc.
From childhood, until after gaining some understanding of Christian Science, I had suffered from frequent attacks of bronchial trouble in an aggravated form.
It is with pleasure and gratitude that I give my testimony to what Christian Science did for me.
Up to the time I turned to Christian Science for help, I had been for thirty years a sufferer from so-called stomach trouble and periodical headaches.
I have indeed great reason to be grateful and glad for my healing from physical diseases of many years' standing, including severe rectal and bowel trouble, besides a disease of the nerves; yet all this seems small in comparison to the feeling of heavenly joy, the abiding in the consciousness of constant safety, the understanding which has come to me through Christian Science.
Seven years ago I was doomed by the medical profession to undergo an operation for an abdominal growth, but finding that my husband's sister had been healed of cataract in both eyes through Christian Science treatment, I canceled my engagement with the physician who was to take me to the hospital, and placed my case in the hands of a Christian Science practitioner.
I was healed of throat and lung trouble by Christian Science fourteen years ago.
Religion is aspiration looking for a model of character, and reverence looking for an object of worship.
The Christian Science Text-Book.