One evening, as I sat quietly pondering on the subject of human personality, a beautiful incident recorded in the twentieth chapter of St.
The faith that somehow, in ways we cannot see and understand, this external life is not all of it; that we are not the victims, but in the end the masters, of material forces; that "life is just a stuff to try the soul's strength on;" and that that soul is at home in God's universe not less when beyond than when within our ken, truth still its aim, beauty still its atmosphere, goodness still the law of its being,—this faith, how it is strengthened, how it is broadened, how it is deepened, by the reflection that it is expressive of the natural yearning of every human heart!
Christian Science does not deny the material universe, sin, and the evils of life in the way that Dr.
The writer in American Medicine, whose remarks on Christian Science are quoted in a recent issue of a New Orleans newspaper, gives himself unnecessary anguish when he assumes that his readers need to be warned against Christian Science.
The fundamental statement of Christian Science is this: "God is the sole creator.
In replying to the queries propounded by Dr.
The paragraph headed "Payment for Prayer," in your issue of the 15th inst.
Statistics show that in some localities more than one hundred, out of every thousand persons born, die in childhood, and this occurs among classes who do not believe in Christian Science and who have nothing whatever to do with it.
The fact is that too few persons have entered into that moral expectancy which gives the highest uplift to life and which is expressed by the apostle in the words: "Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
From a Christian standpoint I find it difficult to agree with your recent article prescribing the limitations of Christian Science practice.
Jesus, by living in accord with God's true spiritual law, founded Christianity, and the basis of his life.
Stand bold for peace, for love and truth,For these against the world contend;But be thou careful not to loseWhat thou art zealous to defend.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
If Christ Jesus had not proved the truth of all he claimed himself to be, he would have gone down to history as the supreme egoist, for in all the centuries none other has shown such a daring of spiritual assumption.
Most students of the Bible are familiar with the warning words quoted from the Psalms, in the third chapter of Paul's epistle to the Hebrews: "Today if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts.
The following telegram to The Mother Church from the clerk of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Buffalo, N.
Within a few days The Christian Science Monitor will begin the publication, free of charge, of advertisements for situations wanted or offered.
[We are glad to publish in this place, by Mrs.
A lecture was given by the Rev.
At Christmas time I behold, though but dimly, the illumination which comes to all true followers of our beloved Leader, who has given us, through her untiring labor and boundless love, our text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
In October, 1907, after having "suffered many things of many physicians," I was almost discouraged.
While at dinner one Sunday, during the winter of 1904, I attempted to swallow a piece of meat, and it became lodged in the lower part of the passage to the stomach.
We thank God for the quick healing of our little girl's eye through Christian Science treatment, and we feel very grateful for the quick results gained through the work of a Christian Science practitioner.
I first heard of Christian Science when I was about thirteen years of age.
With loving gratitude do I testify to what Christian Science has done for me.
For thirteen years I was a great sufferer from what was called a neuralgic affection of the bowels, with an abnormal growth.
I have for a long time wished to send a few words to express my gratitude for the many blessings I have received through Christian Science.
A little more than three years ago I began the study of Christian Science.
In October, 1908, I was taken with a severe attack of neuralgia in its worst form, and seeing that I could not master it myself, my husband called a Christian Science practitioner by telephone.
About seven years ago Christian Science found me in a critical condition.
In November, 1908, when Christian Science found me, I had been very sick and confined to my bed for over a week, and I had been ailing for some time.
It is with gratitude that I send this testimony to the efficacy of the healing and peace-giving power of Christian Science.
In grateful acknowledgment of help received through Christian Science I lovingly submit the following testimony: About a year ago, I was awakened very early one morning with the most acute suffering in my arm, and found that I could not raise it at all.
I was healed in five days of a severe attack of an eruption.
When you hear of good in people—tell it.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.