He was a little Scientist of six summers, and with his mother and a few friends made up a party who were spending a month at one of the mountain hotels in northern California.
The resurrection symbolizes to Christian Scientists the overcoming of the belief in materiality through the understanding that the spiritual is the only real.
Christian Science teaches that Jesus, through his death, resurrection, and ascension, demonstrated certain facts concerning the Science of being which are necessary to be understood in order that mortals may follow the Scriptural injunction, "Work out your own salvation;" and the plan of salvation involves—first, repentance, that is, the recognition that sin is wrong; second, the absolute abandonment of that which is discovered to be wrong, in order that sin may be eliminated from the life of the individual and he may attain to spiritual and Christlike manhood.
Our critic says that "religious healing must take into consideration the laws and power of suggestion.
Christian Science is here to stay.
Christian Science teaches and proves sickness as well as sin to be the outcome of wrong thinking, the result of believing that evil is real or part of the divine economy.
The reluctance of ministers of the gospel of Jesus Christ to believe in the availability of divine power in healing the sick, is simply amazing.
More than a million who have been lifted from beds of pain, loosened from bonds of sin and misery, would take issue with our critic's denouncement; would gladly and gratefully testify to physical, mental, and moral benefits received.
Among other subjects our critic plunges lightly into an attack on the Christian Science teaching of the atonement.
On Sunday, May 23, the members and friends of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Excelsior, held their first service in their new church home.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
The following letter from Mrs.
Some of the statements about Christian Scientists which are to be found in newspapers of the sensational school, would be entitled to a place in the "funny column" were it not that they deal with serious subjects.
Whatever else we may or may not be able to give in appreciative recognition of benefits received, the meed of gratitude is always at our command, and is sure to bring joy to our benefactor's heart.
Christian Science certainly seems to have aroused a great deal of interest in Blackpool, judging from the attendance at the lecture given in the Victoria Hall of the Winter Gardens on Friday evening [April 30].
Today marks my thirteenth birthday of freedom from fear and disease of many years' standing.
For over three years I have been a student of Christian Science, and am now a firm believer in its teachings.
Although but a babe in Christian Science, my growth has been rapid and fruitful.
I wish to give a testimony to the healing power of Christian Science, with the hope that it may be of benefit to others.
I had suffered for many years with several diseases which medicine did not cure, although my husband, who was a physician and had served as a surgeon during the Civil War, gave me his best efforts, besides calling to his aid in the case the best medical advice obtainable.
I am very grateful for what Christian Science has done and is doing for me and my family every day.
I feel deeply grateful to our heavenly Father, and to Mrs.
About seven years ago I became acquainted with Christian Science.
I was taken very ill in July, 1906.
About seven years ago my little boy, then nearly three years old, was terribly reduced in flesh, as he had suffered all of his life from stomach trouble.
Something over twenty years ago, I became interested in Christian Science.
I long to express my gratitude for the great blessings which I have received physically and mentally through Christian Science.
Hoping that this testimony will be a help to others who suffer as I did, I wish to tell in a few words what Christian Science has done for me, although it seems impossible for me to express my gratitude to God, and to Mrs.
I would like to tell how Christian Science helped me when suffering from a severe attack of illness, with throat trouble and headache.
With trailing wing I fluttered low,Along the ground in sorry plight;I heard the voice of Truth, and lo!It broke the darkness of my night:No poison dart had laid me low,But praise of friend,—an ambushed foe.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.