Some years ago, an employee of the English government, stationed at Bombay, being of a somewhat philanthropic turn of mind, conceived the idea of making use of his vacation by a journey to the plague-stricken district of Cashmere, with the hope of bringing succor to the afflicted ones.
In the first epistle of John we read : "When he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
When the waves dash high and the storm-winds roar,And my barque seems frail and lone,When far, far away is the sheltering shore,And so near the seething foam;Through the starless night comes a gleam of light,As I lift mine eyes to thee,And above the tempest thy "Peace, be still,"Commands the turbulent sea.
A batch of The Christian Science Monitor falls upon the table.
Through the lists in The Bookman and elsewhere it is comparatively easy to keep track of the popularity of current fiction, as well as of some of the non-fiction and juvenile books.
Doubtless the name of Mary Baker Eddy has graced the space of more printed pages than that of any woman of times ancient of modern.
It is none of our business, of course, but those who see in the New York hotel proprietor who died under Christian Science treatment "another victim of Eddyism" may as well recall that persons under treatment by followers of the dominant school of healing have been known to die from malaria and ptomaine poisoning.
I was sorry to see in the "Literature and Art" column that the writer speaks of Mrs.
Christian Science has been steadily and surely gaining a higher place in the estimation of the public, as evidenced by the increasing number of persons daily coming to it for help and comfort.
The universe is far more real to a Christian Scientist than to a materialist, as all who have turned to this truth will testify.
Our clerical critic is probably not aware that Christian Scientists, as a Christian people, are doing as much in their way to preserve the health of mankind and to overcome discord and disease of every name and nature as are members of other denominations.
Christian Science bases all its reasoning on God, Spirit, and man and the universe spiritual, immortal.
Succinctly defined by Mrs.
The next admission of candidates will be Nov.
The Mother Church by-law, relative to a three years' term for church readers, was entitled to and has received profound attention.
Beloved Students:—The by-law of The Mother Church, stipulating three years as the term for its readers, neither binds nor compels the branch churches to follow suit.
It is said that when Professor Morse was struggling to introduce the telegraph which he had invented, a certain congressman who with others had voted to appropriate a sum of money for the construction of an experimental line, was opposed for reelection on the ground that he had wasted public money upon a scheme which was entirely impracticable ; and he was defeated for this reason.
There is a current saying, by way of definition, that orthodoxy means "my doxy," heterodoxy "the other man's doxy;" and one cannot read very far in the history of religion, nor observe very carefully the mental habits of mankind, without realizing that this humorous putting of a point voices a fact which enters into the determination of some of this life's greatest issues.
The wise man said: "The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue from the Lord.
The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass.
A popular spot on the Chautauqua grounds is the large tent placed in position by the Christian Scientists of this city; and yesterday [Aug.
A lecture on Christian Science was delivered in Third Church.
Words cannot express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me, so I am going to give a brief outline of my case and my condition before coming into Christian Science.
Like many others, I came to Christian Science for help when all else had failed.
I wish to express my gratitude for the healing of an abscess and congestion of the breast; also the immediate healing, in one treatment, of a bad cough in the case of my little girl, also a bad earache.
In Christian Science I have found health and happiness.
With gratitude in my heart I wish to tell what Christian Science has done for me.
I have received so many benefits that in giving my testimony I hardly know where to begin.
Hoping that my experience may through the power of divine Love lead some other weary wanderer to know the truth that has been of such inestimable value to me, I give this testimony to some of the many blessings which have been mine since coming into Christian Science about four years ago.
Through a dear friend I heard of Christian Science about fifteen years ago, but until three years ago I gave it no thought.
I feel that it is time I paid my tribute to Christian Science, and perhaps thus be the means of encouraging some one who is seeking help.
With a heart full of gratitude for many blessings received through Christian Science, I offer my testimony to the healing power of Truth.
I became interested in Christian Science about six years ago after being healed of a severe case of stomach trouble.
I too feel greatly indebted to Christian Science, as through it I was healed of a very serious ailment caused by bloodpoisoning.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.