A number of pages have been added to The Christian Science Journal during the past few months and the weight of the magazine has thus been increased to the point where it now requires three cents.
The Christian Scientist feels that the creator has provided a science which is as practical in solving his life-problems as the science of mathematics is practical to the mathematician in solving his problems.
The statement that "the cure of man morally and physically is not Christian Science; it is Christianity," calls for explanation from a Christian Science point of view.
Christian Science gives us a sure, scientific method and rule of healing sin and sickness, based upon divine Principle.
Your correspondent states that "prayer is doubtless necessary in healing the sick, but if he who prays does not act.
Christian Scientists have no feeling of hostility toward physicians, as such, for they recognize and appreciate the conscientious efforts of physicians in behalf of suffering humanity, although not believing in their material remedies or methods.
No higher ideals are possible than those taught in Christian Science.
Our civilization is at once blessed and cursed with some of our institutions.
Christian Science does not teach that the universe and man do not exist; but only that they are not what they seem to be to the unillumined consciousness.
Christian Science is not, as is commonly supposed, a mere school of physical healing.
Christian Scientists but reasonably contend that material existence, with all its consequent sin, sickness, and death, is but a misconception on the part of mortals of spiritual existence or of man's real being as the image and likeness of God, Spirit, basing their hope of immortality on the Scriptural assurance that, "when he shall appear, we shall be like him," because, forsooth, we shall then "see him as he is.
The word of Spirit, wafted on the windOf Eden's evening bowers and sunset trees—The eternal tone of Truth, that is behindThe dark discord of earth's inharmonies—Trembling they heard it—and we hear it now,Probing the darkness—"Adam, where art thou?
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
Recently there has been considerable comment in the newspapers with reference to the case of a man prominent in medical circles, it having been alleged that during a critical illness certain Christian Scientists were treating him without solicitation or consent on his part or on the part of his family.
From earliest times mankind have sought to express their deepest feelings and emotions by means of music.
Recent references to the great American Commoner have directed attention to the interesting fact that his attendance at school did not sum up more than ten months, all told.
The next admission of candidates to membership in The Mother Church will be June 4, 1909.
The National Theater was filled yesterday afternoon [Dec.
Gratitude for the many blessings Christian Science has brought to me impels me to offer a few words of testimony.
In our text-book, Science and Health, Mrs.
I did not hear of Christian Science while looking for physical healing, but while searching for the truth.
I had been a member of an orthodox church from early childhood, and tried to live a Christian life, but mainly because I was so afraid of punishment after death, for I could not honestly bring myself to love a God who, as I was taught to believe, was going to punish me by burning me forever if I disobeyed the least of His commandments.
I send a few words to express my gratitude to God, and also to Mrs.
Four years ago, when I was a wreck mentally and physically, I became interested in Christian Science through the influence of a dear sister.
It is nearly six years since I began to apply Christian Science.
Three years ago I was healed in Christian Science, and it is with gratitude to God, and to our dear Leader, that I offer my testimony to its healing power.
When I was nine years old I fell from a swing and injured my spine.
We came into Christian Science about fourteen years ago through the healing of my mother, who had been an invalid for three years.
I should like to add my testimony as a token of gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me.
I wish to say that I called upon Christian Science for help and was healed by it.
Two years ago this summer I was suffering from acute mental trouble, depression caused by grief for the passing away of my husband and mother, also loss of money, and numerous failures in the attempt to earn a living for myself and little daughter.
I have great pleasure in being able to express my deep thankfulness to God, and to Mrs.
The Christian Science Text-Book.