There is no place in Science where absolute self-effacement is more to be desired than in the reading of the Lesson Sermons.
Today the gentle violetA soft assurance bears,Because the morning sun arose,And dried her dewy tears.
In a recent issue there are two references to Christian Science, one in the shape of a cable from New York and the other in an article by the Rev.
After reading in the Journal and Republican the report from the Watertown Times concerning a recent death, one might conclude, if the coroner's views in the matter could be accepted, that death was due to failure to have medical treatment, instead of to the disease named by the physicians who performed the autopsy.
In more than a decade of close observation of the progress of Christian Science the writer has read many pulpit and sectarian attacks on the personality of Mrs.
The X-Ray Bulletin stands for "religious liberty," and that degree of "individual rights" attested by both the state and the federal constitutions.
I am glad that "Medicus" refers to the "art and practise of medicine," not "science.
Christian Science has given to mankind the spiritual explanation of how to grasp intelligently the truth about sin's false claim of power in mortal thought.
I have read with considerable interest, and if I may say so, no little satisfaction, the kindly reference to The Christian Science Monitor in a recent issue of your paper.
Life has become so sweet,Each day with joy I greet,—God is my all.
Quite recently the attention of passers-by was attracted by the announcement, on a bulletin board at a church door, of a sermon about to be preached, under this title, "Death, God's Gift to Man.
A great deal is said at the present time respecting the wrongfulness of neglect, especially of one's health.
Unnumbered people, these home-coming days, are bringing back to the "trivial round, the common task," abiding memories of the vacation's indulgence of what they would call a "passion for the sea," and the weariness and possible pain of the months to come will be lessened as winged remembrance bears them again and again to the sunny sand or the pine-clad promontory where they lounged and looked for many a long hour upon that ever-changing, ever-beautiful expanse,—heaven's floor of answering blue.
The next admission of candidates will be Nov.
I feel that it is high time for me to take my pen and enumerate a few of the blessings which have come to me through Christian Science, for if I were to continue to withhold my acknowledgment longer, I should be unfit to receive more.
Over four years ago I suffered a breakdown in health, losing in flesh and strength.
I hope that this testimony may express, as nearly as possible, my sincere gratitude for the help and guidance I have received, and am receiving, both physically and spiritually, from the study of Christian Science.
To the praise of God, and out of gratitude to Christian Science, I wish to give the following account of my experience since accepting its teachings one year ago.
It is with greater gratitude than words can express that I give this testimony, trusting it may be of benefit to some one who is searching for the truth that makes free.
I have long desired to add my testimony to those given, for benefits received in Christian Science, and they are many, both spiritual and physical.
When I first called upon a Christian Science practitioner for help, I was suffering from backache, inflamed bladder, and extreme weakness, while the fear of becoming a victim of so-called Bright's disease was great, as a doctor had informed me of this tendency, and my mother soon after this passed on from it.
Jesus said, "I can of mine own self do nothing.
I found the way to Truth as the result of the healing of my daughter of a severe nervous trouble through Christian Science, and would like to state that I myself have experienced its healing ministration in the instance of a very serious trouble.
The worm that clothes the monarch spins no flaw,The coral builder works by heavenly law.
[The Congregationalist and Christian World]
The Christian Science Text-book, "Science And Health with Key to the Scriptures.