In thinking over the spurious laws by which we have believed ourselves to be governed, one is surprised to see how much is conceded to one's surroundings, how many times they are made the scapegoat for the troubles, difficulties, tastes, and habits of the human family.
The mental habit of attributing power to evil and to matter is the foundation of many discords, including sickness.
The great queens of the world were recently named in The Christian Science Monitor published in Boston.
Of Christian Science as a religious system the Standard knows very little.
Where "Observer" refers to Christ in speaking of the present means of checking diphtheria, we are once more forced to conclude that, in his opinion, if Christ were living today, he would find it wholly unnecessary to heal the sick, as he would find the present means of cure and prevention so wonderful and so effective in keeping well the entire population, that he would not only fail to find any sick people, but would have to acknowledge that the present scientific method of cure and prevention had him bested in anything he could offer in the way of relief for disease and suffering.
Our critic's lecture, like his book, is full of misunderstanding; not all his own, but the errors of many ill-advised critics before him, who like himself have never demonstrated Christian Science.
For centuries Christendom has read that often repeated saying of Jesus Christ to the woman of Samaria, "God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth," and has gone on its way, insisting that God made the material universe, without apparently heeding the confusion to which this leads.
The Ministerial Alliance of Kansas City ventured upon a united assault on Christian Science, and invited among others the Rev.
A recent issue of your paper contained a despatch dated Mobile, in which the statement was made that J.
In a book review which appeared in your issue of Sept.
Leon Castine, thirteen, son of Mr.
The articles "Answers to Questions" and "Compassionate Appeal" by Mr.
Quiet changes have been taking place in the status of the Christian Science church here.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
Will those beloved students whose growth is taking in the Ten Commandments and scaling the steep ascent of Christ's Sermon in the Mount, accept profound thanks for their swift messages of rejoicing over the Twentieth Century Church Manual?
Certain occasions, considered collectively, individually, and observed properly, tend to give the activity of man infinite scope; but mere merry making or needless gift giving is not that wherein human capacities find the most appropriate and proper exercise.
Writers in general would be very glad if they might always express themselves in a way which would interdict the possibility of being misunderstood.
There is no denying that people in general—children and adults alike—have a keen appetite for mental nutriment as well as for physical food.
A second edition of "Christian Science and Legislation" will be on sale by the time this notice reaches the Field.
"Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there?
When I was about ten years of age I was severely injured from jumping off a spring-board while in swimming, and for over twenty years I suffered greatly from pain in the back, so that it was almost impossible for me to sit for five minutes in one position.
With thanksgiving do I testify to what Christian Science has done for me and mine.
I want to tell others something of what Christian Science has done for me.
In grateful acknowledgment of benefits received in Christian Science, I wish to give my testimony, hoping it may be the means of helping others as I so often have been helped.
God has been very good to me in many ways, and I never can be thankful enough.
Two and a half years ago I was operated upon for an internal growth.
I am very thankful to God for all that I have learned through Christian Science, and for the blessings it has brought me, and it is with great joy that I speak of my experiences.
This testimony comes from the depths of a mother's heart, who wishes to testify to the healing power of Christian Science, and tell what it has done for her children.
Last spring I was healed of what the doctors called an incurable disease.
I do not hesitate to testify to the fact that over two years ago I was healed within a short time of a severe abdominal trouble of long standing, and that I have not felt any such trouble since.
The blessings which Christian Science has brought and is bringing to me are many.
During the summer of 1906 I had occasion to call a Christian Science practitioner to treat our little son, as he was cutting teeth and I had some fear of the medical belief respecting the "second summer.
I wish to tell of the healing of our little daughter from three different troubles.
About eighteen months ago, in a runaway, I was violently thrown to the ground and severely hurt internally.
As I read the testimonies which come to us weekly in the Sentinel, my thought is filled with gratitude to our Leader, Mrs.
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The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.