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The United States navy last week opened the new wireless station at Arlington, Va.
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GOOD AND EVIL

Popular theology argues that "freedom of the will" is a great blessing to mankind: that God has allowed man freedom to choose between good and evil, in order that he shall grow morally strong; that the plan and purpose of God for man is a succession of such choosings, coupled with certain conditions of creedal belief, until enough evil shall have been overcome to entitle man to a future heaven.
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"PUT OFF"—"PUT ON."

In various parts of the Scripture, the act of putting off and putting on is employed symbolically to impress with graphic distinctness many lessons respecting purity of life and conduct,—putting off "the old man" of sin, putting on "the new man" of righteousness; putting off the foolishness of childhood, putting on the full vigor of Christian manhood; putting off materiality with its selfishness and its failure, putting on spirituality with its selflessness and its triumphs; putting off mortality and corruption, putting on immortality and incorruption.
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"MINISTRY OF RECONCILIATION."

From the first moment that Christian Science comes into our lives, we necessarily begin to serve God in the dawn of a new understanding.
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TRUE TEMPLES

An experience which the writer had some time ago yielded a great lesson, and has encouraged him to study Christian Science more and more, in order to be worthy to be known as a Christian Scientist.
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"BLESSED ARE THE POOR IN SPIRIT."

In the fourth chapter of the second book of Kings, Elisha is recorded as being importuned for aid by a poor woman whose husband was dead and whose creditors were about to seize her two sons "to be bondmen" in payment of the debt which otherwise she could not pay from her scanty store.
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REST

Lie still, little child, on thy mother's breast;Her arms are about thee, and thou canst restSecure in her love, which knoweth best.
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The account of Christian Science given in the sermon...

The account of Christian Science given in the sermon printed in your paper is calculated to cause more astonishment to a Christian Scientist than to any one else.
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Jesus said, "I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil," and then proceeded to destroy sin and sickness, thus giving an object-lesson of their unreality, well knowing the impossibility as well as the undesirability of destroying any part of God's creation, which alone is true or real.
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In reading the published criticism on a Christian Science lecture recently delivered in your city, I am impressed with the extent to which one's statements may be misjudged and misinterpreted by a critic whose motive in attending is not to be informed, but to gather material for disputation.
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From the communication published in a recent issue of your paper Prof.
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Dr.
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You report the president of the Lancashire and Cheshire Association of Baptist Churches as saying at Oldham that Christian Science attracted by being incomprehensible.
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I wish to correct an erroneous impression contained in the article in a recent issue of your paper, in regard to a criminal who, the article says, has embraced Christian Science and thereby "hopes to cheat the electric chair," etc.
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In a recent issue appeared a sermon by a clergyman on the occasion of the opening of the new Chalmers church, in which he alludes disparagingly to Christian Science.
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FAITH AND WORKS

It has been said that the more healing work there is done by Christian Scientists, the greater will be the growth of the movement and the greater will be the consequent benefit conferred upon humanity.
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THE LITTLE AND THE LARGE

Nothing is more distorting to judgment, more despoiling in the long run to happiness of heart, than the habit of looking at things from a petty point of view.
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"EVERLASTING GOSPEL."

In the fourteenth chapter of Revelation we read of an angel who was sent forth to proclaim the everlasting gospel to "every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people"—none being unprovided for by divine Love and wisdom.
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Wellington, New Zealand.
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THE LECTURES

Henry Gyles Turner, retired bank manager, introduced Bliss Knapp, who lectured on Christian Science to a representative audience of fifteen hundred people in the Melbourne town hall.
Testimony of Healing

While living in Chicago, near Christmas, 1906, a skin...

While living in Chicago, near Christmas, 1906, a skin disease broke out on my feet.
Testimony of Healing
In 1906 my condition was diagnosed as a serious affliction of the nervous system, and it is well known what that implies.
Testimony of Healing
My first investigation of Christian Science was more in the form of a jest than otherwise, a friend saying she would visit a practitioner if I would; but after five minutes' conversation with the practitioner I saw that my opinion of Christian Science was entirely wrong, that there was nothing in it savoring of superstition or that is uncanny.
Testimony of Healing
My little boy was taken one morning with an attack of earache, but went to school.
Testimony of Healing
I desire to express my love for the cause of Christian Science, and for the many benefits I have received through the understanding of this teaching I am most grateful.
Testimony of Healing
For a long time I have felt that it was my duty to give my testimony regarding the many benefits which I have received through Christian Science.
Testimony of Healing

I can truthfully testify to what Christian Science has done...

I can truthfully testify to what Christian Science has done for me.
Testimony of Healing
Christian Science has meant more to me than anything in my whole life.
Testimony of Healing
The gratitude one has for the expression of divine Love given us in Christian Science, is best shown by a truthful, patient, and just endeavor to do unto others as we would that they should do unto us.
Testimony of Healing
I had been in an isolated place for many months.
Testimony of Healing
With a sense of gratitude I desire o testify to the power of Truth as revealed through Christian Science in healing the sick and destroying error.
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THE PRIZE

I know it waits for me,Exquisite thing;High, high I climb,My steps ne'er faltering,So dear the prize,Hid in a crevice there,A pale, soft star,Dropped from the Alpine skies—Fair bloom of edelweiss!
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FROM OUR EXCHANGES

[Bishop McCormick in Churchman.
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In accordance with instructions from the Rev.

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