It has been ten years since my wife and I first became...

It has been ten years since my wife and I first became interested in Christian Science. My wife at that time was an invalid, being supposedly in the very last stage of lung trouble. For three years her health had gradually failed, physicians having failed to help her, and she had given up all hope of ever recovering her strength. At this juncture I purchased a copy of Science and Health, took it home to my wife, and got her consent to have a Christian Science practitioner treat her. While her healing was comparatively slow, it was complete. She was under treatment five months. After four weeks' treatment she was able to walk about, and on being weighed was found to weigh only sixty-seven pounds. She now weighs one hundred and forty-five pounds and is in perfect health. This is only one of the many good demonstrations with which we have been blest in the past ten years.

I will also relate an experience which we had with our little boy in November, 1904. My wife and I left him alone at home while we went to Kansas City. Before we returned home he and some other boys were rolling a large spool of lead cable, weighing three tons, which had been left on the sidewalk by the telephone company. The spool rolled off the sidewalk onto the paved street, and turned over on our boy's foot. The neighbors, being very kind, took the boy home and called a physician and a nurse; but the good doctor knew that we were Christian Scientists, and having due respect for our religion he did nothing except to put ice on the badly injured foot and leg to ease the pain. He insisted, however, that there was flesh in the foot that would have to be cut out. He also said the boy would probably be laid up all winter. At this juncture the physician was dismissed, the ice removed, and a Christian Science practitioner was summoned. In four days the boy was able to walk about the yard on crutches, and in four weeks his foot was well. I thank God for Christian Science, and I sincerely hope that this tardy acknowledgment will induce some poor sufferer to investigate and learn of the truth that makes us free.

G. E. Snyder, Leavenworth, Kan.

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Testimony of Healing
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April 13, 1907

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