Under the heading "Spiritualism" in a recent issue, there is a letter in which the writer states that not long ago a series of lectures was given by a Christian Scientist in Paignton, at Deller's café.
The Christianity that healed the sick in the first century and proved itself a health-giving power, is the Christianity which Christian Science is making operative in the twentieth century.
Recently I related in this column the facts about the refusal of a leading life insurance company to issue a policy to a Christian Scientist unless he would agree in case of serious illness to call in a regular physician.
Christian Science for more than a generation has been calling attention to the fact that God could not have made man out of the dust of the ground, for the reason that God "created man in his own image.
It seems strange that a Christian clergyman who professes to be a follower in the footsteps of the meek and humble Jesus should prefer to devote his time to attacking Christian Science, rather than pointing his hearers to such better means of salvation as he may have to offer.
The one thing which Christian Science teaches and emphasizes is "the law of God," and its availability in this and every age.
Christian Science is not the faltering faith which rests on a blind belief; it is the faith which is an enlightened understanding of God, Spirit, and of man's relationship to Him.
When Jesus began to preach the gospel, he healed all manner of disease.
This is the feast of Love, to knowThe Father's bounty all doth feed;That peace and joy forever flow,All unconfined by doubt or creed.
Since the publication of "The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Miscellany," many letters have been received at headquarters expressing great gratitude for this book, and for the opportunity it has given to Christian Scientists to become more familiar with Mrs.
The moment one recognizes the metaphysical fact revealed in Christian Science, that all real life is a manifestation of the activity of infinite Being, that moment he must realize that the phrase "an unprogressive life" involves a contradiction of terms.
One of the most thrilling passages in the New Testament is to be found in the fourth chapter of Luke, which records the first public appearance in Nazareth of Christ Jesus as a religious teacher.
The next admission of candidates will be June 5, 1914.
I wish to express my deep gratitude for the many blessings I have received through Christian Science.
I became interested in Christian Science through the healing of a member of our immediate family of a chronic bowel difficulty of twenty-five years' standing.
When I first took treatment from a Christian Scientist some five years ago, I was a physical and mental wreck.
Before hearing of Christian Science, in March, 1911, I had been ill for several years with what was pronounced a malignant growth.
It is my desire to give a cup of cold water to some one in need, by offering my testimony to the Christian Science Sentinel.
As it is considerably over two years since I was healed by Christian Science treatment of a so-called incurable type of heart-disease, it occurred to me that a statement from me for our publications might, in a small measure, help to pay the deep debt of gratitude I owe to this cause, as my experience would in this way reach, and perhaps influence, some others who may need Christian Science as much as I did.
Words fail to describe the manifold blessings which have come to me through Christian Science.
Nine years ago I had my first talk with a Christian Scientist while on a short visit with some friends in Milwaukee, Wis.
To tell of all the blessings that Christian Science had brought me would be impossible, but I shall endeavor to enumerate a few of them.
I desire to give public expression to my gratitude for the blessings received through Christian Science.
When Andrew found the Christ, so long ago,He went to where his brother, on the sand,Mended the nets, and, Come with me, he said,A wondrous thing hath happened! Hand in handThey hurried back until they reached the placeWhere Jesus sat.
The Christian Science Text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.