In a recent issue there is a reference to Christian Science in which the writer says that he is going to cure himself of gout by contraries, and thinks of joining the Christian Scientists.
It is evident that Jesus knew from his experience with some of his disciples that the time would come when there would be divers sects and denominations spring up, and in order that future generations might be able to distinguish between those who believed.
An editorial in a recent issue calls attention to some statements by eminent surgeons attributing appendicitis to mental causes.
I notice in a recent issue, in an article entitled "A Higher Thought Pilgrimage," the writer remarks that Christian Scientists refuse "to recognize the actual existence of disease.
In a recent issue, in reporting the Episcopal conference, Bishop Brewer of Montana is quoted as saying: "There is a great deal of good in Christian Science, but their theology is as false as hell.
The announcement by the local Christian Science church of a public lecture seems to make pertinent some observations in regard to this world-wide religious movement.
The reason for the world-wide growth of the Christian Science movement is that its teaching is fulfilling the conditions laid down by the master Christian, "He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also.
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Asserted human needs are in large part not needs but wants, and to gratify a want may mean not good but ill.
It is very interesting to students of Christian Science to trace the working out of the spiritual idea in human consciousness through its symbolic presentation as found in the Jewish ceremonial law, and then in the more direct statements of the prophets, up to the practical presentation of divine Principle in the ministry of Christ Jesus.
To large and appreciative audiences Bliss Knapp lectured twice on Christian Science in First Church of Christ, Scientist.
I wish to give thanks for the help which I have received through Christian Science, more particularly for two instances in which I have experienced healing, and of which I would like to give a brief account.
I wish to express my gratitude for the blessings that have come to me through the study and application of Christian Science.
We may well "rejoice evermore," for God in His goodness and mercy does truly dwell with men.
I send my testimony in the hope that it may benefit some seeker after the truth.
I feel it both a duty and a pleasure to tell those who are seeking the truth what Christian Science has done for me.
It has always been my desire to express my gratitude for Christian Science through the Sentinel.
From invalidism, pronounced hopeless by physicians of two schools, and when doomed by them to drag out a miserable existence if I lived at all, Christian Science raised me to health and strength in a few days.
Six years ago, when I was still a young student of Christian Science, Truth delivered me in a most wonderful way from great anxiety and fear about the health of my baby.
My heart overflows with gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me, and I give this testimony that it may help some weary seeker to find health and happiness.
I desire to express my gratitude for the great help received in Christian Science.
In going across the street on an errand, my son, fifteen years of age, stepped off the sidewalk behind a wagon which stood there, and which was suddenly backed up, knocking him down.
I wish to express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me and mine.
As a small token of love and gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me, I gladly testify to Truth's healing power.
The abiding conviction that divine Mind is not, neither can be, denied continuity of expression, in wisdom, power, and love, and that man is the medium of that expression, the perfect reflection of that Mind, bestows upon one a wealth of faith, hope, and courage that enables him to surmount with colors flying every task and trial, and gain the hill-top of true achievement.
The Christian Work and Evangelist]
The Christian Science Text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.