The significance of two words, repeated by every congregation at every Christian Science service in the world, is of vast import, and if used intelligently and with right motive, they must prove a mighty help to all humanity.
Christian Scientists are today experiencing the blessedness mentioned in the First Psalm, where we read of him whose "delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
"He who prays to God ought to address Him as if He were present; for He is everywhere,.
Our critic affirms that Christian Science heals "by hypnosis and suggestion.
The word "worry" covers a multitude of sins, according to the general belief of mortals, and any attempt directly or indirectly to endorse it would not help humanity to any degree of the dominion we are encouraged to look and strive for, because it would tend to justify any and all leanings in the direction of fear.
The major premise of Christian Science is that God, who is Spirit, Life, Truth, and Love, is the cause and creator of all that has real existence.
Christian Science is no mere theory, it is known by its works, and those only can be called Christian Scientists who have not only studied, but practised, the teachings set forth by Mrs.
How was it possible, in a country already overrun with competing religious organizations, for a woman, stricken for years with ill health, dwelling in comparative obscurity and knowing but few people, to face the contemptuous laughter of powerful leaders of organized society, and within three decades establish a new religious society worldwide in extent?
One of the causes of the success of Christian Science is that Christian Scientists are going about the world, never staying to abuse their neighbors or to waste their time in looking for faults in those neighbors, but in demonstrating practically the truth of the teaching in which they believe.
In your excellent editorial, entitled "Socialism in the United States," the mention of Christian Science in such a peculiar connection indicates a lack of consideration of the plain English definition or interpretation of the two words, "Christian Science.
Beginning with September, the post office department, as a measure of economy, is shipping all magazines to central distributing points by fast freight, instead of by the regular fast mail trains.
There appeared in a recent issue of the Outlook an article by President Maclaurin of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from which we clip the following:—
The sermon on the mount begins with the beatitudes, every one of which is a sermon in itself.
Ground was broken here today [Aug.
The following letters, which have come to the Publishing Society from a correspondent, were written by men who are at the present time confined in prison, and show the welcome which awaits our literature in such institutions:—
A lecture on Christian Science was given at the White Pier, Clear Lake, Iowa, on Sunday, Aug.
The next admission of candidates will be Nov.
I wish to tell how I came to realize the truth of Christian Science, and how much it has helped me in every way since.
It is with a deep feeling of gratitude that I tell what Christian Science has done for me.
In Christian Science I have learned the power of God's law to bring harmony into every detail of life, and I am glad to express the joy that has come into my life during the past two years.
While I was pondering the words, "Having done all, to stand," the thought came to me that I had left one thing undone in never having taken the pains to make some record of the great blessings which Christian Science has brought to me, for the possible help of others.
Christian Science has done so much for me that I wish to tell of it, hoping thereby to encourage others to read Science and Health, that they may be freed as I was.
When Christian Science was first brought to my notice, over two years ago, I had so far recovered from a very long and severe illness that I was able to go abroad and resume my work of teaching, but I was far from strong and in constant fear of a breakdown.
Two years ago I was healed of jaundice and a disease of the bladder—so the different physicians called it.
Three years ago I was healed in Christian Science.
My gratitude can never be expressed for what Christian Science has done for me and my family.
In January, 1909, I was taken with severe pain in the back.
Enough time has passed since my healing in Christian Science to convince myself and others that I have been freed from rheumatism, lung trouble, and nervousness.
With gratitude I testify to the many blessings which Christian Science has brought to me and my family.
I have long wished to give my testimony of healing to the field.
I wish to express my gratitude for what God has done for me through Christian Science.
To scale the height with thee, thou Christ divine,To find my consciousness fresh filled with thine,To learn of thee in lone communion sweetAnd feel my thought go out Truth's thought to meet!Oh, then, as from the mount my steps descend—This mount of Love—I lift my eyes and seeThe poor, the sick, the sinning, needing thee,And stretch out hands to all humanity,That to the Father's house their feet may wend.
[Congregationalist and Christian World.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.