very fact that one's nature rebels instinctively at anything which calls for excessive effort, indicates that such effort is abnormal.
harmony! Where every thought—That subtle, inner thing we cannot see—A willing captive unto Christ is broughtAnd merged in God's immensity,And thus, through broader use finds wider scopeIn fields of richness, where it roameth free;Borne up and on by one unending hope,—Still to unfold in all eternity!
To a Christian Scientist doctors are a body of people engaged in the attempt to mitigate human suffering to the very utmost of their ability, and I will undertake to say that it is impossible to produce a case in which a Christian Scientist has rushed into print to attack the medical profession.
There is no religion on earth that is governed less by "belief" than is Christian Science.
Appreciating the kindly reference to Christian Science in a recent issue of Table Talk, and in no sense depreciating the work and efforts of those who are seeking in metaphysics surcease for themselves and others from the abounding ills arising from the belief of life, power, and intelligence in matter, but who have not arrived at the full acceptance of the divine Mind as the only real power, may the writer crave space in your columns for brief discrimination between the healing of Christian Science and "mental suggestion"?
In a recent issue there appeared an article entitled "American Loyalty to Judaism," in which it is said, "We sincerely believe that ninety per cent of the so-called Jewish Christian Scientists do not know that Christian Science and Christianity are one and the same, and that by going over to Christian Science they, strictly speaking, abandon the faith of Israel, the faith in the one eternal God who, as declared by the prophet Isaiah, is Israel's only 'Saviour.
In order to determine whether any teaching is in conformity with the Bible, an understanding of the meaning of both is necessary.
On account of some congratulatory remarks published by Society a few months ago on the remarkable cure, through Christian Science, of Charles Dawson, the English ex-champion billiardist, when opticians and other specialists had failed to remedy his blindness, we are now favored with the following letter:—
The splendid crowd at the Lyceum yesterday afternoon [March 17], when the lecture on Christian Science was given, demonstrated that people are prepared to give attention to the claims of this great and wonderful movement that is now world-wide.
happy primrose breathed a thought of gratitude to God—Her prayer of grace, in sweet perfume, arose above the sod:In looking up to Him, she said, Because I lie so low,My sight includes all other flowers which high above me grow—How beautiful, that I can always see my dear friends so!The Master bade his followers take the lowest seat;He surely knew the rest, the calm—that consciousness so sweetWhich is itself the summons, Friend, up higher come! No prideDisturbs the thought that quiet serves, and seeks for naught beside;The bread, the wine, in tender love are up the table pressed;The loving heart, upturned to God, welcomes His every guest.
the past twenty years there has been a growing demand upon the part of certain physicians in an organized way, for the enlargement of the activities of their profession and the reestablishment of the waning prestige of their system through compulsory legislation.
moment in the life of a crawfish is more significant than that in which, with a seemingly tremendous effort and possibly some suffering, he breaks away from his encasing shell, the limitations of his old self, and finds the possibility of a larger life.
The First Church of Christ, Scientist.
During my experience as an undergraduate in college, at which time I frequently attended different churches in the hope of finding a religion that would prove satisfying to the heart, I asked the different ministers in the university many questions which they did not answer to my satisfaction.
I wish to express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me.
As a result of an operation, severe inflammation of the veins set in which confined me to my bed for twenty-two weeks.
I am thankful for the opportunity afforded by our periodicals to testify to what Christian Science has done for me, and continues to do.
I wish to acknowledge my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me, although I hardly know where to begin to enumerate the benefits received, as scarcely a day passes without some proof of God's presence and power to heal and to save from material ills.
Although I had heard of Christian Science for quite a while, I did not investigate its teachings until the spring of 1911, when I had a severe attack of coughing and looked bad.
I feel it a privilege to tell what benefits myself and my family have received through the study of Christian Science.
In our desire that all the sick and suffering, the weary and heavy laden, may know that the power of God is present to heal them now, as in the days when Jesus the Wayshower walked among men, we who have felt the healing touch of Truth upon pain-racked bodies, feel impelled to publish the fact—to tell the good news, that others may be persuaded to turn to Christian Science and find, as we have, that it is indeed the power of God which healeth all our diseases and gives us a sense of man's unity with God.
About seven years ago, I was stricken with the then prevalent disease known to materia medica as appendicitis, of which I had three distinct attacks.
In the spring of 1910, my left eye, which had been left in a weak condition by an eruptive disease five years before, again, through annoyance and overwork, began to trouble me.
I send this testimony in the hope that it will give some one else an understanding of the healing and spiritual uplifting to be gained in Christian Science.
Jesus said, "Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
you seen the vision?
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.