I looked across the vale to whereThe hills rose gently tier on tierAgainst the blue of heaven:New life hung vibrant in the air,Breathing its promise; spring is here,The whole world feels the leaven.
Christian Science is absolutely unallied to the occult, but declares the nature and presence of one infinite God who is Truth and Love, and whose benign influence is available and acceptable to clear-minded men and women.
The mission of Christian Science has been to "reinstate primitive Christianity".
If a citizen of Louisiana could be imprisoned for ninety days, or made to pay a fine of one hundred dollars, or subjected to both penalties for making a prayer to God at the bedside of a sick person for the sufferer's recovery and restoration to health, anywhere in Louisiana, one of the most monstrous outrages upon human liberty and on freedom of conscience imaginable would be perpetrated in this highly civilized and enlightened state and city.
In the past year there has been a remarkable increase in the membership of Christian Science churches.
In a recent issue a correspondent asks the question, What is Christian Science?
Whether or not the Owen bill for a federal medical bureau would result in officializing nation-wide the "regular" medical cult, that impression has at any rate been created by the American association of the cult, or some of its dashing leaders.
It seems to be a fair assumption that the different reasons offered by the political doctors are presented, "not for their intrinsic value," but solely for the purpose of justifying, if they can, their campaign for a federal department of medicine which would enthrone, with autocratic powers, the allopathic.
Profound wisdom is the goal of scientists and philosophers.
In a recent issue an article was printed under the heading of "The Little Talk," in which the writer seems to imply that Christian Science and imagination are one and the same thing.
"Be of good cheer," he said;Yet well he knewThe way seems hard and weary, too,And still he says this day to you,"Be of good cheer!"
The following three quotations from "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" are submitted for the dear Churches of Christ, Scientist, to select from, and to place one of them only on the walls of the church.
In the early days of the Christian Science movement, the truths so fearlessly set forth in its text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," naturally enough, because so distinct from the accepted orthodox teaching and practise of centuries past, aroused a storm of criticism from the clerical and the medical professions, with the press as a common vehicle; criticisms which, as Mrs.
Christ Jesus was a reformer in the best sense.
In the gospels we find many statements by Christ Jesus which show that he greatly desired his teachings to be remembered.
The next admission of candidates will be May 30, 1913.
The Tuesday Club auditorium, which has a seating capacity of one thousand, was taxed to its utmost to accommodate the crowd which assembled to hear Virgil O.
It is with a heart overflowing with love and gratitude to God that I write this testimony.
It is now seven years since Christian Science was first brought to my notice.
Because I have received immeasurable good from the testimonies of others, and because I appreciate our Christian Science literature more than anything else in the world, I offer my tribute of thanksgiving.
With the hope that some one who is coming into Christian Science in the midst of seeming opposition may be encouraged by my experience, I offer the following testimony.
Like many others, I was healed by Christian Science after other means had failed.
Words cannot express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me and for mine, and is doing every day.
It is with a sense of deep gratitude and a heart filled with joy that I wish to testify to the wonderful healing and other blessings which have come to me through Christian Science.
I am truly grateful for the knowledge I have of Christian Science, and I want to give my testimony to the healing of a badly injured ankle.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.