Most people admit that the man who is doing the necessary material work entailed by present conditions should receive ample reward for his time, but many seem to think that any one who strives to lift his fellows toward that ideal condition where work will not be drudgery, but where all will rejoice in unity of purpose and action, in the loving expression of infinite bliss, and who spends his time in ameliorating untoward conditions to the best of his ability now, should receive but a mere pittance, a bare living in return for his labor.
Few, perhaps, realize how far-reaching is the good that comes from the giving of testimonies at the Wednesday evening meetings.
Post card photogravure, in sepia tint; an exact reproduction of the large photogravure of The Mother Church Buildings and Publishing House with parkway in foreground.
The distinctive feature of Mrs.
Christian Scientists, as a matter of fact, are really often quite well educated, and some of them, like our critic, have even read Plato, and Aristotle, and Leibnitz.
Christian Science teaches belief in the Bible, and the first of the religious tenets of Christian Science reads as follows: "As adherents of Truth, we take the inspired Word of the Bible as our sufficient guide to eternal Life".
The statement is made that by becoming Christian Scientists we have "deserted the church of Jesus Christ.
Your editorial, embodying kindly advice to those exposed to the heat, and commending to them "to use a little Christian Science," has been read with much interest; and your good-natured irony certainly contains many elements of truth with regard to the potency and power of Mind.
The next admission of candidates will be Nov.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
I hereby announce to the Christian Science field that all inquiries or information relating to Christian Science practice, to publication committee work, reading-room work, or to Mother Church membership, should be sent to the Christian Science Board of Directors of The Mother Church; and I have requested my secretary not to make inquiries on these subjects, nor to reply to any received, but to leave these duties to the Clerk of The Mother Church, to whom they belong.
The Mosaic law of "an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth," carries with it the thought of vengeance as well as retribution, whereas the law of Christ brings the healing touch which cleanses from all sin; the law which, as Mrs.
It is generally admitted that Christian Scientists have a wonderful trust in the power of God to protect them under all circumstances; indeed the complaint is sometimes made that they carry this too far when they cease to rely upon material remedies.
Had Eve been half awake to Truth, she would have surmised, at least, that the serpent's promise of wisdom was an allurement of error.
All those interested in the religious advancement of the city will rejoice with First Church of Christ, Scientist, in the completion of its new edifice at Winthrop and Derby avenues.
I see my brothers marching by,Their armor sparkling in the sun;I hear with joy their fearless cry,Their swords are flashing, one by one;But comforted am I, nor yearnTo join the ranks of small or great,To me a blessing sweet is given,They also serve who stand and wait.
At First Church of Christ, Scientist, on Monday evening [Sept.
With heartfelt gratitude I wish to express my thanks to God for my healing through Christian Science.
I desire to give this testimony, having, as Paul says, "renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.
I feel that I cannot even begin to be grateful enough for Christian Science, for all that it has done and is doing daily for me and mine; but I should like to give expression to a little of my gratitude by telling of the recent overcoming of a sense of separation, hoping that the experience may perhaps prove helpful to some one else who is facing the same problem.
Christian Science has brought me, not only physical healing, but the healing of sin, for which I am deeply thankful.
My little daughter was very much afflicted with kidney trouble, and for some time we had been giving her medicine prescribed by a doctor; but she grew worse.
I had used tobacco for a number of years, and had several times made the attempt to give it up, but without success.
Some time ago, I had a severe cold in the head and a very bad and obstinate cough.
About a year and a half ago I was stricken with a nervous breakdown from worry and trouble.
It has been a matter of self-reproach to me that I have neglected public acknowledgment of the blessings which have been brought to me through Christian Science.
About two years ago I had my first interview with a Christian Science practitioner.
I wish to express my gratitude for the blessings I have received through Christian Science.
It is with a grateful heart that I wish to tell of the infinite goodness of God which I have experienced through Christian Science.
When I came to Christian Science it was not for physical healing, though I was sadly in need of it.
Publication committees will confer a favor on the editorial department by mailing promptly to the Editor a copy of all published articles.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.