If there is one consideration more than another which lifts our love and gratitude to the Founder of Christian Science beyond all merely human expression, it is that she has shown us how to pray,—to pray in the way which Jesus taught, "in spirit and in truth.
I POUR my voice upon the unresting shore,A sigh, a song, a rhapsody, a roar:And 'neath the golden sunI fly and float and run,And fling the sparkling pearls upon the airFrom out my gleaming hair.
Jesus said, "I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.
Aside from our critic's strictures of Christian Science, his sermon is reported to have been almost entirely devoted to an effort to impress on his hearers that "salvation pertains to the present.
Happily it is no part of the religion of any Christian Scientist to criticize that of his neighbor.
In giving Christian Science to a sin and disease-burdened world, Mrs.
The new Concordance to Science and Health, revised and brought up to date to give the students of Christian Science every facility for the careful study of the text-book, is now on sale.
The author of the Christian Science text-book does not consult nor read letters on disease.
My Beloved Brethren:— When I asked you to dispense with the Executive Members' meeting, the purpose of my request was sacred.
As announced at the Annual Meeting of The Mother Church, the Readers elected for the ensuing term of three years are:—
As the opening hymn was being sung at our Communion service in The Mother Church, on Sunday last, the appropriateness and deep significance of the first line, "Here, O my Lord, I'd see Thee face to face," must have appealed to many who were present, and it almost seemed as if "a rushing mighty wind" from heaven came in response, as on the day of Pentecost.
Under the auspices of the three London churches Edward A.
Words can never express what Christian Science has done for me, as I had suffered from the time I was a very young girl with female trouble.
When I first heard of Christian Science I thought it very strange that any sane person should believe in such foolishness, but as God's ways are not man's, I was soon to be brought to a realization of what this wonderful teaching meant.
It is now about three years since I was healed in Christian Science, and it is with a deep sense of gratitude that I give my testimony to what Truth has done for me.
These words, from Revelation, "Behold, I make all things new," have of late appealed to me with great force, and while contemplating them I felt compelled to review my career since beginning the study of the Christian Science text-book.
In January, 1905, I was thoroughly healed of a very distressing form of so-called organic female trouble.
A short time ago I thought that a certain person was causing me a great deal of annoyance, and my first impulse was to do something to put a stop to his troublesome actions.
As I am but a beginner in Christian Science, and the only one in a town of six thousand inhabitants.
With gratitude I testify to the power of Truth as revealed in Christian Science.
During the past three years I have, to mortal sense, experienced a severe and prolonged struggle with obstacles seemingly insurmountable, and I would say, that aside from the manifold blessings received through the reading of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," as well as from my contact with those qualified to speak understandingly of its truths.
I wish I could express what I owe to this saving truth.
When I think of my present happiness, and then go back in memory to the days before I knew about Christian Science, I am indeed grateful to God; and I feel that I must express my gratitude, hoping that it may help some one who is finding existence as dreary as it once seemed to me.
It is with joy and unbounded gratitude that I testify to the blessings and help received through Christian Science.
I have now been in Christian Science about nine years, and many times I have desired to write and tell what this great truth has done for me.
Nine years ago I learned, through Christian Science, what it means to "trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
In humility and with a heart hungering for more light I thank God for all the blessings that have come to me and mine through Christian Science, and for the awakening which comes daily as the truth unfolds.
It gives me great pleasure to say I have received much beuefit from Christian Science.
After many years of suffering, with no permanent relief, a physician said that my only hope was in an operation.
I was suffering from a disease which had been troubling me for two or three years, and could get only temporary relief until one day when a Christian Science meeting was held at our house which I thought I must attend.
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