In studying the Lesson on "Everlasting Punishment," I came upon this passage from Science and Health.
What wonderful reassurance of our faith is contained in that far-reaching promise of the Master, "What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
Christian Science is not the nonsense which some people attempt to travesty it as.
To make them good and healthy citizens, the school children of this country need instruction in but one thing, right living, which includes right thinking.
I have read your editorial of March 31, in which you suggest that a competent experimenter conduct a series of experiments to test Christian Science as a healing agent, said experiments to have "no bearing whatever on the merits of Christian Science as a religion," and I ask space in your valuable paper to give some reasons against the feasibility of such a step.
It is hard for any Christian Scientist to understand how a Christian minister can so far forget himself as to declare any doctrine antichristian which heals the sick by spiritual means alone and has for its foundation the science and proof of the religion of Jesus Christ.
Those who have experienced metaphysical or Christian healing can merely say, when disputes arise on the nature of their former troubles, "One thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see;" that is, Whereas I was suffering from this or that distress, now I am free.
A Christian Scientist is never a physical diagnostician; he does not consult matter for a knowledge of man.
The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
The frequency with which books on certain subjects are borrowed from the public libraries may be taken as fairly indicative of the degree of interest which these subjects have for the people at large.
The press of England and America has devoted many columns in the last week to giving heartfelt expressions of love and reverence for Florence Nightingale, the noble Englishwoman whose earthly career has so recently closed.
How pleasant, in one's rambles, to come upon the little wild flowers, here and there, and receive their chaste and gentle greeting.
A pretty building of immaculate whiteness is the new Christian Science church at the corner of Seventeenth and G streets, which was occupied for the first time at the 11 o'clock service yesterday morning [July 31] by the Bakersfield Christian Science congregation.
June 16, at Second Church of Christ, Scientist, the Hon.
I wish to acknowledge the many blessings that have come to myself and family through the teachings of Christian Science.
I wish to give this testimony of healing to the readers of the Christian Science Sentinel, because if I did not, I should lose my own respect, and be placed in the category of the nine lepers who never returned to give God the glory.
I give this experience with the hope that some one, through reading it, may be encouraged to take up the study of Christian Science, as set forth in our text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
I wish to express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me.
With the hope of giving encouragement to some despairing one, I will state a little of what Christian Science has done for me, although the half cannot be told in one testimony.
I was first helped by Christian Science in 1903, and ever since then Truth has met all my needs and given me untold happiness.
My little son was delicate in every way from his birth.
I have been in Christian Science for something over three years, and have often seen its beautiful teaching worked out in my family, but being of a robust build from childhood I had little need of physical help until the occasion which I here relate.
I write in loving gratitude to tell of the peace that Christian Science has brought to me.
I am very grateful for all the blessings that Christian Science has brought to us in the past five years, beginning with the healing of our little son, who suffered from bronchitis from the time he was nine months to six years of age.
Words can never express my gratitude to God, and to our dear Leader, for the healing and the understanding which have come to me through Christian Science.
I wish to tell what the knowledge of Christian Science has done for me, as I was instantaneously healed of stomach and bowel trouble.
For years I was subject to severe headaches which lasted several days at a time, and which were constantly growing more frequent and more severe, but since I have been studying Christian Science I never have headaches.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.