In the book of Daniel we read: "I Nebuchadnezzar lifted up mine eyes unto heaven, and mine understanding returned unto me.
Mortals are so accustomed to insist that all things shall come to them only through the inspection office of physical sense, there receiving its stamp of approval or condemnation and being consigned to a mission of joy or sorrow as the officer of human opinion may dictate, that even gratitude for that which arouses us from a sense of materiality needs to be learned in Christian Science.
Father, I look to Thee for all I need,From these, my brethren, whom I aid todayI would exact no homage.
[We publish with great pleasure the following terse and convincing article by Mr.
Christian Science strongly opposes every effort to influence another mentally against his highest good, whether this is done under the name of hypnotism, mesmerism, animal magnetism, or any other name, or under no name at all.
Christian Scientists believe that all reasonable and just things are possible to him who has unbounded faith in God.
That the Christian Science church is supplying a need that has existed from the beginning of world is proved by its marvelous grwoth in the last decade.
"Christian Science has given me one definite advantage, at any rate," said the woman who had tried it.
We do not all agree with the beliefs of Christian Science, but all of us who are in harmany with the spirit of American institutions are going to accord adherents of the cult the liberty of conscience.
It will be helpful to remember that Christian Science is not a new ism or religion, but is the religion of the Bible.
The helpful doctrines of Christian Science are as old as the Bible, for this religion is founded upon the Bible, which is accepted as its final authority.
It is patent to any earnest student of the fundamental truths of Christian Science that our clerical critic has not even a rudimentary understanding of its meaning, that his denunciations are founded upon a material basis, that he argues and declaims from a material standpoint alone, that he recognizes only the material body of Jesus.
Christian Scientists plant themselves unreservedly on the declaration of Jesus that "the true worshipers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth," and the definition of God as above given is spiritual.
The "Comforter," as defined by Jesus, is not a person, but the "Spirit of truth," verifying the Master's teaching by repeating his works.
O Love, who didst the want supplyOf Hagar's famished son,And in the burning wildernessDidst make the streams to run,In this, the desert of my life,Again Thy will be done!
Just as the sun rose over the top of the mountains to the east of San Diego this morning [Oct.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
As we study the New Testament in the light of Christian Science, we are deeply impressed by the many evidences of a new order of things which finds expression in the Gospels and epistles, spiritual law and order displacing belief in a material order, on the part of those who had awakened to the truth of being.
Once upon a time there was a small boy who, being given a sugar-plum, proceeded to swallow it without indicating in any way his appreciation of the kindness of the giver; whereupon the latter said, "Well, aren't you thankful for it?
Edinburgh, Scotland, Oct.
Christian Scientists representing the four churches in St.
At this Thanksgiving time, when thought is going out in gratitude for the many blessings received, may I, too, give thanks for this great truth that has come into my life, making the desert to blossom and bring forth fruit, refreshing the parched ground, and causing the springs of life to burst forth anew.
About four years ago I first heard of Christian Science, and was very glad to find that the teachings of Jesus do still relate to us.
It is with a heart full of gratitude that I send this testimony to tell what blessings I have received through Christian Science.
I wish to express my gratitude for Christian Science; for what it has done and is doing for me every day.
It is with the deepest gratitude that I look back on nearly three years of health and harmony, brought to me through the healing of several chronic illnesses from which I had been a sufferer.
This testimonial does not tell half the blessings received in Christian Science, but I feel that we should acknowledge the divine goodness when we have been so wonderfully blessed.
In January, 1908, about two months after I became interested in Christian Science, I was driving home one night, when the carriage door was slammed upon my finger, injuring it very severely.
Christian Science has indeed been a great help and comfort to me.
While still confronted with some problems that seem unsolved, it is a privilege to bear grateful testimony for Christian Science healing.
It is now ten years since I first heard of Christian Science I was then a church-member, but there was a need in my life which my church did not fill.
From the many wonderful instances of healing in our family in the past fifteen years it would be difficult for me to cite any particular one as being the most remarkable, yet I will narrate the following experience.
Words can never express the gratitude I feel for Christian Science; I know it is the truth that makes us free.
I wish to testify to what Christian Science has done for me.
O Love, be mine this day!And I shall sing—Like joyous lark speeding on upward wingTo rise above earth's gloom and o'er it ring—Love's roundelay.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.