One day when all went wrong, I humbly cried:Why do I feel this nameless blame, dear Lord,—Must I still conquer hate, or fear, or pride?
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The teachings of Christ Jesus, as emphasized in Christian Science, are calling with clarion voices to awake the world from the lethargy of pride, prejudice, poverty, and pain, and from all that tends to rupture the interests of humanity, and these teachings will ultimately and wisely unite all nations and creeds in one great world-wide brotherhood, under the government of divine Love and harmony.
In your last issue a clerical critic gives Christian Science a rebuff.
All Christian denominations have their commentaries and writings which explain the Scriptures.
Christian Science, or the Science of Christianity, is the knowledge of the Principle or law by which Christ Jesus demonstrated his system of doctrines and precepts.
Our brother's sermon, while setting forth much that is true, befogs one fundamental fact and rule of procedure which should never be lost sight of, and that is the fact that Christ Jesus never employed drugs in healing, never employed anybody to make any diagnosis of diseases from a material standpoint, and never commanded his disciples to employ drugs or to have such diagnosis made, but he did command them to rely wholly on their faith, their knowledge of God.
It is part of the fundamental teaching of Christian Science that there is no such thing as Christian psychology.
Our critic writes, "The Christian Scientist says that it is not necessary to know the origin of disease in order to cure it.
Christian Science accepts unreservedly the teachings of Jesus Christ, and regards him as the Wayshower and Saviour of the world.
For hundreds of years the church has been its own worst enemy and has neutralized its efforts by its own blindness.
Before we judge and condemn or refuse a fellow-creature who needs help of any sort, let us first put ourselves in that fellow-creature's place, and read the Golden Rule which must be written upon our hearts if we are honestly desirous of obeying the Master's command.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
Ability to maintain at all times the proper relation between teacher and student seems to be one of the hardest problems with which many Christian Scientists are confronted, and doubtless much of the misunderstanding and friction which unfortunately exist in some fields is due to a failure on the part of both teacher and students to adjust themselves to a sensible working basis, one that recognizes the individuality of each party and the necessity for maintaining this individuality.
In the remarkable colloquy between God and Abraham, as narrated in the 18th chapter of Genesis, the plea of the patriarch is grounded in an interrogatory assumption respecting the divine conduct which is of profound significance.
The wisdom of our Leader in providing for the study of the entire Bible in our Lesson-Sermons becomes more and more apparent, for we are thus led to see how the understanding of the truth unites "all periods in the design of God".
It has been my custom for over two years, upon the receipt of the Sentinel or Journal, to scan the index in order to ascertain if there was any message from Mrs.
How grateful we are to God, and to our Leader, Mrs.
It is seven or eight years since I first tried Christian Science for what seemed to be terrible ills of the flesh, but, alas, I was then not ready to receive the truth.
In October, 1902, I heard for the first time a little about Christian Science.
I have depended on Christian Science for help since 1897, and have had many difficulties overcome by the understanding of divine Principle, as taught by Mrs.
It is with a heart full of gratitude that I send this testimony concerning my healing, hoping that my experience may prove a help to others.
I am indeed grateful for Christian Science.
Ever since I can remember there was something wrong with my eyes, until Christian Science healed me over a year ago.
After six years of faithful study of Christian Science, I wish to express my gratitude for all the blessings it has brought to me and my family.
About five years ago I began to read Science and Health, not because I thought it would heal me, but because my sister gave me her book and asked me to read it.
Among the many privileges conferred upon Christian Scientists today is that of telling the world some of the manifold blessings which they have received from the effectual workings of the Principle of Christian Science as revealed in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
I can scarcely find words to express my love and gratitude for what God has done for me through Christian Science.
Christian Science was first presented to us by a dear friend, about six years ago.
About seven months ago my seven-year-old boy stepped on a large rusty nail, which penetrated his foot to the bone.
Having been in Christian Science almost seven years, I feel it a duty and privilege to testify to the help received both physically and spiritually through the study of the Bible and of Science and Health by Mrs.
As our blessings multiply, the duty of telling them to others, that they too may be helped, demands I should give my testimony of gratitude through our matchless periodicals.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.