As the path winding up a mountainside leads, oftentimes, to an opening where the eye finds refreshment in the view, and then into the darkness of the wood; only to come out farther up and find revealings of greater beauty, so the journey out of material sense, with its doubts, fears, unsatisfied desires and unattained ideals, into the harmony and peace of Soul, is marked by periods of light and shade.
I awoke one morning with a very tired, weary feeling, a deep sense of discouragement.
One cannot believe that the medical profession as a whole is so narrow as some members of it seem to be.
Mere talk and argument have a very small part to play in Christian Science.
The mind is garrisoned by the grace of God only so long as prayer is its habitual atmosphere.
In the attack on Christian Science as reported, an evangelist is credited with the declaration that Christian Science "is but a slight improvement upon the philosophy of the Hindus.
The statute prohibiting the unauthorized practice of medicine expressly makes an exception in favor of the tenets of churches.
You say that "in the most beautiful and healthful portions of our city, where no poverty obtains and the Christian Scientists are strong, there are at the present time so many cases of scarlet fever as to amount almost to an epidemic.
A late issue contained a criticism of Christian Science by Bishop Neely, which, coming as it did from the presiding elder at the New England conference of the Methodist Episcopal church, is a decided contrast to statements made at the Protestant Episcopal convention last fall, when Christian Science healing was referred to in an editorial in the Baltimore American as " 'a jewel which the church cast away and a woman picked up.
In an article entitled "Decrease of Medical Students in America" you go out of your way, after the manner which is becoming almost inevitable in the press today, to attack Christian Science, and, if you will forgive my saying so, you lose sight of your logic in the effort.
The current May number of Health Culture contains an article on "Mrs.
Christian Scientists rely entirely on God, and as His truth lives forever, they are not in the least disturbed as to the future of their religion.
You ask the question, "What do Christian Scientists say about the charge, viz.
Paul's second letter to Timothy he warns him against mere wordy discussions, which only tend to mislead the hearers; then he adds, "Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
moment one begins to think about law, in the light of Christian Science, that moment he begins to realize that the prevailing concepts of its meaning are confused and confusing to a degree which is most lamentable in view of the intimate, causal relation of law to life and conduct in human experience.
Under the auspices of the ten Churches of Christ, Scientist, a free reading and writing tent, seventy-five feet long and thirty-five feet wide, has been fitted up for the accommodation of the soldiers and visitors who are attending the national military tournament at Grant park, Chicago, this week.
As the glorious dawn of morning lightBrings forth the foreground into sight,Revealing form and beauty rareOf mountain, forest, flowers fair,As guardian with protecting graceOf tiniest nook or largest place;So doth the glory of our LordBring to our inner sight the WordMade flesh, its truth and fullest grace,Its depths of wisdom, sweetest face;Of perfect Love, no great, no small,—Our rereward, guardian, All-in-all.
From 1898 to 1908 I suffered a great deal from heart disease, supposedly the result of a fever contracted when ten years of age.
With an overflowing heart for what Christian Science has done for me, I hereby offer the following testimony: In the spring of 1905 I submitted to a surgical operation.
I wish to tell how I came to Christian Science, but words cannot express my gratitude.
I am deeply grateful to Mrs.
Although not a member of any Christian Science organization, I deem it a duty to give testimony at this time to the undeniable fact that Christian Science is a very potent factor in the affairs of men.
I rejoice that the opportunity has been given me to testify to the healing power in behalf of Christian Science, for I have seen many forms of error disappear under its declarations of the power of Truth.
Impelled by deepest gratitude for the truth and all it has done for me, I send this testimony.
I wish to express my gratitude for the many blessings I have received from the testimonies in the Christian Science periodicals, for these were the first things I read.
In December, 1905, while living in Great Falls, Mon.
In writing this testimony I desire to express my heartfelt gratitude to God, and to our Leader for what Christian Science has done for me.
I wish to express my heartfelt thankfulness to God for what Christian Science has done for me.
stormy deeps men cry to Thee for aid,Their suppliant pleadings lost in ocean's roar,Trembling and cowering, belittled, sore afraid,Hearing God's anger in the sea at war.
Revealed truth must stand and will stand every method of investigation, whether it be the scientific, the historical, or the exegetical.
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE TEXT-BOOK, "SCIENCE AND HEALTH WITH KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES.