No word surely is more often on the lips of Christian Scientists than love, and in their acts nothing should be more apparent; but for several years after accepting Christian Science as the truth, after trying to make it practical in my daily life, and receiving great benefit therefrom, I yet felt that I had not reached the heart of it, for the true sense of love was yet an unacquired treasure, notwithstanding Mrs.
Under the present ruling of the post office department, all unclaimed copies of periodicals are immediately destroyed, unless a forwarding order from the addressee is on file.
The Christian Science Publishing Society of Boston has compiled, in book form, the editorials on the life and work of the late Mary Baker Eddy.
On the appearance of Science and Health, critics, as is the wont of materialistic scholars in the presence of metaphysical thought, declared the volume to be incomprehensible, incoherent, inconsistent, and absurd.
If Christianity is anything at all, it is the teaching of absolute Truth; and if absolute Truth is not scientific, then there is no science in the world.
A stranger in New York is apt to find many contrasts.
If there is one thing that Christian Science teaches more emphatically than anything else, it is the futility of attempting to rely on personality, or the control of one human mind over another.
The new census shows that the only two religious denominations classed in the Protestant body that are making any real numerical progress in this country are the Christian Scientists and the Methodists, with the Baptists perhaps deserving a place in the category.
It is impossible to estimate with any degree of accuracy the wide-spread benefit which accrues to humanity from the many hundreds of lectures on Christian Science that are given by the Christian Science board of lectureship annually, all over the world, under the auspices of The Mother Church and its branch Churches of Christ, Scientist; but the careful provision made in the Manual.
Throughout Jesus' teachings, and also in those of his immediate followers, great emphasis is laid upon the new birth as essential to salvation from all evil.
The habit of propagating error by what might be termed conventionally-good-form gossip, is very easily acquired and very generally consented to, but when one comes to think of the misunderstandings, bickerings, ill judgments, and alienations to which it leads, he wonders that every sensible person, not to say Christian, has not awakened to its blighting significance and begun a positive and continuous resistance to its temptations.
The First Church of Christ, Scientist.
Bliss Knapp lectured on Christian Science at East St.
With an earnest desire to offer the cup of cold water to some weary traveler, and thus in the truest way express my loving gratitude for Christian Science, I give this brief testimony of my healing from the distressing effects of heat.
Since childhood I had been afflicted with all manner of disease, and when only a child underwent several operations.
It occurs to me I have not been obedient in withholding my testimony to this late day, so I will try to put in practice the following from Science and Health.
I cannot sufficiently express my gratitude for all the blessings I have received since first hearing of Christian Science.
In the fall of 1896 I was taken ill with what a physician pronounced an acute stomach affection.
I feel it a duty as well as a great privilege to tell others what Christian Science has done for me.
It is impossible for me to enumerate all the blessings that have come to me in Christian Science, for which I have reason to be grateful, but I shall endeavor to state the more important ones.
I wish to testify to the healing I have received through Christian Science.
From a heart overflowing with love and gratitude for the many blessings which Christian Science has brought me, I send my testimony, with the hope that it may inspire other seekers after Truth.
I am indeed glad to give thanks to God for His many blessings, especially for the truth which heals all our diseases if we trust in Him.
Through the teachings of Christian Science I have found health, peace, and happiness, and it is with deep gratitude that I acknowledge the joy which Christian Science has brought to me.
In November, 1909, I was healed through Christian Science of a tubercular growth in the stomach.
Every hour of every day I give thanks to God for the gift of Christian Science; for the pure thought of our Leader which brought it to us, and lastly that I was able to see and accept it.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.