The quality of faith, which, if we may take the authorized version of the New Testament as correct, held so high a place in the estimation of the Founder of Christianity, often seems in these latter days to be relegated to a very inferior position in the modern Christian's spiritual equipment.
Bishop Potter recently forwarded to the Churchman an anonymous letter sent to him which seemed to contain matter of value.
On another page is published a communication from Mr.
Mental healing may be defined as the belief in the action of one human mind upon another.
In a recent issue of the American Dr.
I presume our critic feels that he was justified in his remarks, and I feel certain that he wants to be fair and honest and strives to live up to the highest demands of his profession.
It is certainly generous of our critic to champion the medical profession, but quite unnecessary, as Christian Scientists are in no way unfriendly to the profession, recognizing as we do their constant devotion and self-denial in alleviating the sense of suffering in the human experience; and no word of censure or unkind criticism is used against them by any worthy Christian Scientist, even when the doctor's efforts have failed of success.
The bird rests on the swaying bough,Content to sit and swing;If danger frowns, he mounts and soarsSecure on fearless wing.
A splendid gathering of people met in the Central Christian church yesterday afternoon [Jan.
In the 1907 second revised edition of our text-book, Science and Health, some changes have been made in the line numbers since the Quarterly for January, February, March was prepared.
The author of the Christian Science text-book does not consult nor read letters on disease.
I request the Christian Scientists universally to read the paragraph beginning at line 30 of page 442 in the edition of Science and Health which will be issued Feb.
It is well known that a great many physicians have turned to Christian Science to be healed of diseases which their own skill could not overcome, also that not a few have sent some of their so-called incurable patients to practitioners of Christian Science, but it is not often that a physician in active practice voluntarily appears as the defender of a system which differs so radically from his own as does the new-old Christianity of which Science and Health is the text-book.
Pilate not only voiced the profoundest world-question, but he addressed the one person on the planet who could answer it.
It is no means an unusual thing to hear people questioning the correctness of the Biblical statements relative to the great age of those who lived before the deluge and of some who lived after it, and by general consent, the age limit mentioned in one of the Psalms,—"three score years and ten,"—has come to be regarded as the utmost extent of human existence except in rare cases.
The Field is reminded that work on the new building for The Christian Science Publishing Society is being pushed as rapidly as possible, and this means that large payments are being made by the Treasurer.
Beloved Teacher and Leader:—God bless you in your new home.
At the regular semiannual communion of the Christian Science churches in this city yesterday [Jan.
The next admission of candidates to membership in The Mother Church will be June 9, 1908.
For some time I have been reading the Sentinel, enjoying the many testimonies of healing, but never until now have I felt it was my duty as well as privilege to give to others some of the good I have received through its pages.
When Christian Science first came to me, more than two years ago, I was suffering from a severe attack of lung trouble, besides having rheumatic trouble.
From the time I was fourteen years of age I suffered from severe catarrhal troubles in my head, nose, and throat.
I feel that the time has come for me to testify to the healing of a disease that seems to bring terror to a mother's heart.
Three years ago, while living in Iowa, our little son, then just past four years old, was stricken with what the doctors called a dreaded spinal -disease.
It is with deepest gratitude that I testify to the great benefits I have received from Christian Science.
Like a great many others, I can say that all I am and all I have I owe to dear Mrs.
For six years I was sick, and nearly all the time under the care of the best physicians, but without receiving any benefit, till at last I despaired of ever getting better.
I wish to express my love and gratitude to God, and to our beloved Leader, Mrs.
I wish to give my testimony of what the truth as revealed in Christian Science has done for me and mine.
When living in Riverside, Cal.
I had always been considered sickly and delicate, and had suffered much from childhood up.
I have been healed of stomach trouble in Christian Science, and I feel that I owe everything to it.
When, on my couch, last night, pain seemed to search meout,And cast its ghostly thrall my helpless sleep about,Walking at length to consciousness more clear and free,My heart I found, dear God, already turned to Thee,Already turned, great Love, in trust to Thee!
"Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," containing many important changes and additions by the author.