The wonderful illumination which Christian Science gives to our study of the Bible was recently brought home very forcibly to the writer when reading the 58th chapter of Isaiah.
Prudence in statement and action, like the index of a book, discloses that in people which is best, of the most importance.
The Society is prepared to furnish leaflets of the Lincoln Day Lesson at the following prices, postage prepaid: 10 copies, 25 cents; 25 copies, 40 cents; 50 copies, 65 cents; 100 copies, $1.
A burglar can arouse us, if our house is on fire and we are asleep in it, and we are very thankful to him.
Humanity loves liberty, rejoices in religious freedom, nourishes the enlightenment which best promotes health and happiness, and cherishes the hope that some day universal harmony will reign supreme among men.
It is a curious exercise to look back through the years and see how many great minds have agreed that the golden age is only the Christmas spirit carried into all the months.
We have received a copy of the "Thanksgiving Number" of The Christian Science Monitor, a daily paper published in Boston.
In a recent issue a critic gives his idea of Christian Science.
Only in the spirit of a little child should one seek the Christmas meaning—a meaning so simple that even the child may understand, and yet so profound that neither height nor depth nor length nor breadth can compass it.
The nominal object of our critic's address was to explain to his listeners how best to oppose Christian Science, and the curious part of the matter is that he omitted all mention of the only method by which Christian Science could possibly be successfully opposed.
Our medical friend seems to have some difficulty in understanding Christian Science because of a failure to appreciate the fact that it is a religion and that the healing which it is accomplishing is incidental to and a natural result of an endeavor to live in accord with God's law as taught and practised by Jesus.
There seems to be much misapprehension in the mind of many as to the Christian Science belief concerning "disease.
A Christian Scientist readily recognizes that the critic has not discovered what Christian Science gives in place of that which it repudiates.
Our friend asks, "If disease exists only in the mind, why recognize disease, quarantine, or board of health?
I want the books that help me out of the vacancy and despair of a frivolous mind, out of the tangle and confusion of a society that is buried in bric-a-brac, out of the meanness of unfeeling mockery and the heaviness of incessant mirth, into a loftier and serener region, where, through the clear air of serious thoughts, I can learn to look soberly and bravely upon the mingled misery and splendor of human existence, and then go down with a cheerful courage to play a man's part in the life which Christ has forever ennobled by his divine presence.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
Recently the Board of Directors and the Clerk of The Mother Church have received a number of letters of inquiry in regard to the matter of democratic government in branch churches, and more particularly asking whether the recent utterances of our Leader, the changes in the by-laws, and the articles on this subject which have appeared in the Sentinel from time to time were not intended for the correction of erroneous conditions in one particular field.
The third commandment reads: "Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
"I cannot pray as I used to, and I am almost frightened when I think of it.
A lecture was given by William D.
Christian Science came to me through a lady's lending me a copy of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
In gratitude for the many blessings which Christian Science has brought to me, and with the hope that it may meet the need of some seeker after Truth, I send this testimony.
I feel impelled by divine Love to acknowledge my heartfelt gratitude to our heavenly Father for the light Christian Science has brought to me.
About three years ago my arm was seriously injured.
I wish to express my deep gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me.
I feel grateful for the benefits, both spiritual and physical, which I have received from our loving Father through the ministry of Christian Science.
It was over six years ago that I began to read "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
Sincere gratitude impels me to testify to what I owe to Christian Science.
About two years ago I was shown the power of Truth to heal, as taught in Christian Science.
I thank God for the blessings I have received from Him through Christian Science as taught by Mrs.
After trying a number of doctors, many different kinds of medicine, and undergoing several operations, but finding no cure, I tried Christian Science.
This seems a fitting time to express my gratitude for the blessing of Christian Science, which has supplied my every want.
After two years' study of Christian Science I feel it my duty to tell of some of the many benefits received.
Each day I feel more grateful for what Christian Science has done for me.
Christian Science was brought to my attention by a friend, and it healed me of stomach trouble and a skin disease.
Is it any wonder that Christian Scientists think the physical healing the least part of their religion, when through the reading and understanding of Science and Health by Mrs.
For several years I suffered from a severe pain in my side, the attacks becoming more painful and frequent as time went on, until I was obliged to take to my bed, from which I could not even lift a foot without great suffering.
The Bible says, "A little child shall lead them.
In silence deep there comes to meA sweet assurance of God's care;Life, Truth, and Love encompass me,I know that He is everywhere.
The Christian Science Text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.