An editorial on the subject of temperance in a recent issue of the Sentinel, recalls to thought my own mental attitude as to this subject before Christian Science quickened my sense of right and wrong.
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[The readers of the Sentinel will be pleased with the logical and scholarly manner in which some recent mis-statements of Christian Science are met in the article which follows.
Christ, according to the teaching of Christian Science, is "the divine manifestation of God, which comes to the flesh to destroy incarnate error".
Christian Science never attempts to work through will-power or through what is known as mental suggestion; it does not rely for cure upon any supposed influence of the human mind, but depends wholly upon God — divine Mind.
The great success of Christian Science is simply the fruit of its healing and regenerative teaching.
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The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letter on disease, distress, or error or any kind.
It has often been said, and we believe it to be true, that many of the false impressions of Christian Science which prevail with the public are largely due to the foolish and utterly unscientific talk and actions of persons who are supposed to be, and in name are, Christian Scientists, but who, alas, entertain a concept of its teachings more or less at variance with its text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
The teachings of Christ Jesus are remarkable for their applicability to all human conditions, and this because they express divine Principle.
Of all human possessions, none surely is so essential to our peace and progress as to have and maintain a thought of God that enables us to escape the assaults of doubt which untoward earthly experience is forever precipitating, and which eventuate in the moral wreck of so many careers.
[It will not be out of place, perhaps, to state that the letters which appear in this column from week to week are but a few out of the many wise and good communications received by Mrs.
Tuesday evening, Sept, 21, in the Unitarian Church, William D McCrackan, M.
In grateful acknowledgment of the blessings that have come into my life during the past two years, I write this testimony.
I should like to tell others of the quickening that has come to me through.
I have long felt that I should tell of the many blessings which have been mine since I heard of Christian Science, and thus help some other travelers on their road from sense to Soul.
I have received many benefits through the study of the Christian Science text book, and I have come to the point where I must voice my gratitude or be self-condemned.
In these days when so much is being written and said about Christian Science not being able to heal organic lesions, or of there being no proof thereof, I feel it is time for Christian Scientists to speak whereof they know.
With the hope that my testimony may help some one who thinks he has carried his burden too long to be relieved of it here and now, I wish to tell what Christian Science has done for me.
I wish to express my deep gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me and my family.
I would like to give my testimony to the saving effects of Christian Science.
In September, 1902, I became acquainted with Christian Science here in Hannover, after I had suffered for seventeen years both physically and mentally.
I first heard of Christian Science in the winter of 1902, when a niece who had been healed visited me.
I am glad to express my gratitude for Christian Science, because it has helped us in so many ways; indeed, the half can never be told.
It is with great pleasure that I write to express my deep gratitude for all the help that Christian Science has brought me.
Two years ago I was healed, through ten treatments in Christian Science, of severe headaches from which I had suffered for about ten years.
[Lyman Abbott in Outlook.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with key to the Scriptures.