My great love for animals often used to get me into trouble.
A traveling man who is a student of Christian Science, visited a certain city at almost regular intervals, and when in his room at the hotel seldom locked the door thereto except at night.
We would respectfully call the attention of our critic to the fact that his challenge is exactly the same in nature as the one which Satan presented to our Lord in the ancient days, and we believe our critic on due consideration will justify the assumption that it came from the same source; but that, unlike the Master, he has accepted it instead of spurning it, although it merits the same answer, namely, "Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
Christian Science, as taught and practised by Mrs.
Your reviewer may say, as has been said, "It was Christ's character rather than his miracles that made him beloved, and the solace of suffering humanity throughout the ages," but the miracles were the expression of this character, and exactly in proportion as man today walks in his footsteps, he does let that Mind be in him "which was also in Christ Jesus," and in doing this is able, to that extent, to "heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils.
Among the many misconceptions as to Christian Science is the absurd and unwarranted idea that its adherents ignore sickness, suffering, and poverty as unreal, and that consequently they do not believe in philanthropy.
The foundation of Christian Science is the scientific demonstration of the omnipotence of God and the proof of His ever-present availability in all times of trouble.
Christian Science is based upon the word of God as given in the Bible and as explained in the Christian Science text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
Christian Science insists on obedience to the Pauline advice, "Prove all things.
All Christendom will agree that the object of the rite known as the Lord's supper is to bring men into closer touch with God, thereby lifting thought and life into a higher, purer atmosphere, resulting in nobler dealing and action than before.
Christian Science has been instrumental in leading many people out of infidelity into the light of God and to the acceptance of the religion of Jesus Christ; Christian Science is making Bible students out of its followers, awakening within them a love for God's Word; it is leading them to a fuller acceptance of the religion of Jesus Christ, even to the extent that many are being healed in Christ's name today; it is reforming the sinner.
Calumny, abuse, and baseless accusations were hurled at those who nineteen hundred years ago obeyed and practised the teachings of the "great Physician" and the greatest metaphysician the world has ever seen.
Jesus said, "What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
The fact of healing through Christian Science being now quite generally admitted, critics seem to have taken up the task of proving that its philosophy is wrong.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
Not many years ago the critics were loath to admit that Christian Science was capable of healing disease, or that any one could be healed by this or any other system which was not dependent upon drugs or the lancet.
Those who come to Christian Science usually do so in search of health, but they soon find that in order to insure its permanent possession they must attain to harmony, and in their efforts to secure this they cannot too often give heed to the familiar adage, "Order is heaven's first law.
It would be rather difficult, surely, to find a seriousminded student in any department of collegiate study who is not ready to give up his old and faulty notions about things for the new and demonstrably correct views which are being imparted to him.
Sydney, Australia, May 31, 1909.
The fundamentals of Christian Science were very ably expounded to an interested gathering at the Philharmonic Hall on Tuesday evening [May 11] by Francis J.
When I began to read "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
With a grateful heart I give this testimony.
Some years ago, when I was a beginner in Christian Science, one of my children was taken with a severe attack of bowel trouble.
Through the spiritual understanding gained from the study of Science and Health by Mrs.
While living in a foreign land, a third attack of fever left me partially helpless, one side of the body being affected.
In 1905 I was a mental and physical wreck, having undergone an operation so serious that it left me without any use of my left arm and hand.
Our eight-year-old boy fell at school and injured his arm near the wrist.
It is gratifying to write this testimony, trusting that some seed may fall where it will take root, spring up and grow, and bring forth an hundredfold.
When I was groping in the darkness occasioned by a false theology, prejudice, and self-righteousness, a dear sister came to me with the "good tidings of great joy," as they had been revealed to her in Christian Science.
I can no longer withhold my testimony.
For twenty-five years I was a sufferer from severe headaches.
It is with a deep sense of gratitude for the revelation of the truth that makes free, and in the hope my testimony may encourage others, that I give my experience in Christian Science.
My heart is full of praise and thanksgiving for God's infinite goodness and for all the blessings He has bestowed upon me.
Words cannot express my gratitude for Christian Science and all it has done for me.
Until 1904 I was afflicted with all kinds of disease, though I made every effort to gain health.
Know ye the noble crown of David's line,Bearing the thirteen stars and sacred sign,—(1, 2) The tribes of Jacob, and the vow divine;
[Silas McBee in Churchman.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.