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A recent edition of your paper, in reporting a sermon...
Indianapolis (Ind.) Times
A recent edition of your paper, in reporting a sermon by a clergyman, quotes him as making remarks that show a lack of correct information as to the teachings and practice of Christian Science. Our brother seems to be very much grieved that Christian Science is proving so attractive to members of other churches, for they are turning to Christian Science in large numbers. Perhaps an explanation of the cause for the lament is to be found, in part at least, in the spectacle of a Christian minister substituting for the Master's commands to "preach the gospel" and "heal the sick," an attack upon a noble woman whose work has brought forth the commendation of many of the world's greatest thinkers, some of whom, while not accepting her teachings, regard her as humanity's real benefactor.
Christian Scientists acknowledge Mrs. Eddy as the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, but there is nothing in this acknowledgment that deifies her in the slightest degree. It is only natural that those who have been healed of sin, physical suffering, and mental inharmonies, should experience and express a strong sense of love and gratitude for the one whose tireless devotion to the task set before her furnished to them the means of freedom.
It is a fact, that Christian Science churches, as a rule, are filled to their capacity, and it is not infrequent that they are unable to admit all who desire to attend. The growth of Christian Science during the last year is the greatest in its history. This has not been brought about through any form of entertainment in the service, by concerts, oratory, amusements, or attacks on anybody or anything except sin, sickness, and human misery; but there are hymns, prayer, and readings from the Bible, with correlative passages from "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy. At the Wednesday evening meetings testimonies of healing are given.
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Resolve and Action
CLARENCE W. CHADWICK
Beauty and Truth
MADGE M. ELDER
Healing of Lack
FRANCES M. GORRELL
Profiting by Opportunity
JOHN H. HISTED
MOLLY J. ALLURED
HELEN HAYDEN HILTON
The Ego God
ELIZABETH EARL JONES
The sermon delivered by an evangelist at Greencastle, as...
Judge Clifford P. Smith
There has recently come to my notice a pamphlet which...
John L. Rendall
In a recent issue, under the caption "How to Keep Well,"...
Ezra W. Palmer
The Argonaut contains an article on the "Go-to-Church Movement,"...
Thomas F. Watson
EUGENIA M. FOSBERY
"Ye shall know the truth"
John B. Willis
Healing and Gratitude
Annie M. Knott
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It is with a heart full of gratitude that I tell of some of...
Lizzie E. Smith with contributions from Kate A. Molloy
A few years ago my wife was very ill, and after having...
Rudolph Richter with contributions from Rudolph Richter
Beset on all sides with the doubts and fears of mortal...
Words cannot express my thankfulness to God, and my...
I am so grateful for what Christian Science has done for...
MARTHA WEBSTER MERRIHEW
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