Oh, did they know that God is All-in-all,That love alone the measure of that allness is,Then with what zeal they'd seek to knowThe height, the depth, the length, the breadthOf that which measures Love.
After reading in a recent issue of the Chronicle of the attack on Christian Science by a doctor of divinity, I desire to state a few facts and ask a few questions in their defense.
Probably a great many newspaper readers—and certainly the vast majority of those who are addicted to the reading of sensational newspapers—will be surprised to learn that in their reading they have a public duty to perform.
As to our critic's main argument, may I explain, once more, that I have no objection whatever to his applying the word miracle to cases of Christian Science healing, if he will use it in the true sense of the Greek words, so translated, in the New Testament, or even in the sense in which the Latin word was used by the pagan philosophers.
Our critic's argument that drugs are created by God for man's benefit, seems to be rather faulty in view of the fact that, according to the Gospel record, Christ Jesus, who came to do the will of God, did not use drugs in healing the sick, and did not recommend them to his disciples and followers.
The beautiful edifice of First Church of Christ, Scientist, the gift to Concord Scientists of the Rev.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
That the world is becoming more and more willing to admit the magnitude and importance of Mrs.
The 35th chapter of Isaiah is of peculiar interest to Christian Scientists, because it outlines so beautifully the results which must of necessity follow when divine Truth is clearly revealed and understood.
Life brings many experiences that beget distrust and discouragement, and the peace and happiness of the average individual depend largely upon how well he has learned, in his thinking, to bring every event into right relations with some abiding fundamental of revealed truth, some aspect of the infinite good which is clearly defined and immovable in the embrace of his faith and understanding.
Second, Fifth, and Sixth Christian Science churches held a union service Thanksgiving morning at Second Church, Eleventh Street and Second Avenue, S.
All my life I had been a sufferer.
I desire to relate my experience in Christian Science For five years I had lung trouble; with constant fever and headache.
I am glad to acknowledge the great benefits I have received from Christian Science and trust I may express, in a measure at least, its great healing and saving power.
I am thankful for this opportunity to express in part what Christian Science as taught by our dear Leader.
It is now more than four years since I first knew of Christian Science.
In November, 1907, I had two badly injured wrists healed by one treatment from a Christian Science practitioner.
After being treated by several of the different schools of medicine, and getting no relief, I turned to Christian Science, and in one week's treatment from a practitioner I was healed of a complication of diseases, the worst being stomach trouble.
I feel that I should no longer put off acknowledging, at least in a measure, what Christian Science has been to me and to my entire family.
After a severe attack of illness in 1889, while attending boarding-school, an organic throat disease with which I had always been troubled, seemed aggravated, and became so serious that my mother was sent for.
I wish to express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me.
I have always, since childhood, thought it the duty of every one to help their fellow-beings when they were in need, and I think that by giving my testimony of healing through Christian Science others may be helped in the same way; I therefore gladly give it.
When I sought Christian Science it was not to gain spiritual understanding of God and man, but wholly for the physical help which I had heard one could derive through its teachings.
I became interested in Christian Science a little over two years ago through the healing of my daughter.
For fifteen years I was unable to have any dental work done, not being able to hold my mouth open long enough, owing to extreme nervousness.
As one who rises while as yet 'tis night,And at his window waits to seeThe first faint rays of dawning light,So wait I, healing Word, for Thee.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.