In the Sermon on the Mount Christ Jesus said: "The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
To rejoice always may seem difficult to one struggling under the weight of some problem in human affairs which he has not been able to solve, while discouragement is the most prevalent thought.
A Melbourne daily recently gave, in an extract from the London Daily News, certain views of ritualism by a well-known London writer covering lines outside the usual connotation of the term, and in the course of which he says: "It is notorious, of course, that the Christian Scientists would cure all sickness by proclaiming that there is none to cure," a position which, he justly claims, would be as false as that the social problem can be solved by saying that it is solving itself.
Christian Science certainly does teach that to the Mind which was in Christ Jesus, sin was an illusion, as our Saviour himself described it when he declared, "Your father the devil,.
The Bible teaches that a fountain cannot send forth sweet water and bitter, and Jesus the Christ said, "A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit;" therefore the critic's statements in a recent issue of the Stockton Letter are inconsistent, for he condemns Christian Science as "illogical, ridiculous, absurd," etc.
I have no desire to trespass upon the work of the regularly appointed and authorized committee on publication of the Christian Science movement in New York state; nevertheless, as a former Auburnian visiting in your city, a former member of the Citizen staff, and as a beneficiary of the healing and regenerative power of Christian Science, I humbly ask for space enough in your paper to answer the recent attacks made by a clergyman and another critic upon Christian Science and its Discoverer and Founder, Mrs.
Statements in a recent issue are so extremely unjust in their implications as to require correction.
A Christian Scientist is not one "who deliberatly chooses to die without medical care.
An evangelist at one of the city churches thinks it is an evidence of "instability" for persons to accept Christian Science.
In the case of their young, as in other things, the robins are governed by that unacquired impulse and ability which we call instince, but they act very much as the wisdom of experience would impel human parents to act under kindred circumstances.
In the prophecy of Zechariah we are told of a fountain which was to be opened, or revealed, "for sin and for uncleanness;" and in the book of Proverbs we find a statement which readily relates itself to the first,—"The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Judge Edward de Graffenreid, associate judge of the supreme court of Alabama, in introducing William R.
The daughter of an old-school physician, born and reared under the medical law of inherited tendency to disease, I seemed to have small prospects in life except to eke out a miserable existence.
It is now about twenty-five years since I first heard of Christian Science, but I did not get hold of the Science as taught by Mrs.
When I first became interested in Christian Science and attended the Wednesday evening testimonial meetings, I wondered what the people meant when they spoke of the many blessings which had come to them through Christian Science.
It is with a heart overflowing with gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me and is doing for the world that I add my testimony to those of the many thousands everywhere who are expressing their thankfulness to God for the truth revealed to us through our Leader, Mrs.
Christian Science came to me, as it has come to many of us, when the need was greatest.
I send this testimony to express my gratitude for Christian Science, and with the hope that it may help some one who, like myself, is in a foreign land and in need of the great truth.
After five years' enjoyment of the blessings experienced through Christian Science, it becomes my duty to contribute this testimony of my appreciation of all that has been unfolded to me.
In grateful acknowledgment of the many blessings which have come to me through Christian Science I add this testimony, with the earnest hope that it may encourage others, who are suffering as I was, to prove for themselves that God is an ever-present help.
In Science and Health we read these words: "Spiritual Love will force you to accept what best promotes your growth".
I am more grateful than mere words can express for what Christian Science has done and is doing for me.
I am indeed glad at this time to be able to say something in regard to Christian Science healing.
The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.