One of the most common objections made to Christian Science is, that it cannot be a spiritual system because it is so largely concerned with the healing of the body.
It should be noted that the majority of those who turn to this Science for relief do so only after all other means have failed, or after they have seen for themselves convincing proof of its safety and success.
Christian Science is not a speculative theory nor a man-made philosophy of the human mind, it is a system of divine metaphysics based wholly upon the Bible; the definite rule for its application being completely and logically presented in the Christian Science text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Rev.
The dominant thought of the critic's discourse is that Christian Science is getting ahead of the other churches.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, or error of any kind.
We take pleasure in quoting the following item from the New Rochelle.
The world's greatest story-book has few tales that are more touching and instructive than that of the widow of Zarephath, whose "fiery trial" and obedient faith were made known to the Christian ages as the result of a prophet's plea for a bit of bread.
In the spiritual record of creation, found in the first chapter of Genesis, we are told that God's likeness was expressed in the male and female of His creating, of whom Mrs.
Third Church of Christ, Scientist, in London, which has hitherto made its headquarters in the Portman Rooms in Baker street, has, we are informed, acquired a valuable site in Curzon street, where, as soon as the ground has been cleared, a church of its own will be built.
Contributions to the Publishing House Building Fund should be sent to Stephen A.
For about eleven years my only healer has been "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
Having found my health and a priceless and practical truth in Christian Science.
With thanks to God, and to dear Mrs.
It is with deep gratitude that I give the following testimony.
On a bright Sunday morning in August, 1907, a railroad train was speeding through a canyon of the Rocky Mountains toward the region of everlasting snows.
It would take pages to tell even a portion of what Christian Science has done for me and my family.
I would like to give expression to the gratitude I feel for the benefits received through Christian Science.
Our baby girl had been ailing for some time with a serious bowel trouble, and as it was her second summer conditions were considered very serious.
Eleven years ago a wonderful case of healing through Christian Science took place in my home, at a time when the attending physicians had given the patient but a few hours to live.
About nine years ago I was having trouble with my eyes.
I became interested in Christian Science about two years ago, and it is a great pleasure to speak of the benefits I have received from it, both for myself and family.
In December, 1907, I met with an accident which injured my hip and was very painful.
I feel it my duty to acknowledge publicly what Christian Science has done for me.
For three years, from 1899 to 1902, I suffered from a complication of diseases,—heart, stomach, catarrhal, and bowel trouble.
One night I was suffering so badly from stomach and bowel trouble that I felt I could endure it no longer, so I called up a Christian Science practitioner and asked for treatment.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.