It is impossible to go over the ground covered by the Rev.
I was much interested in reading Mr.
I note in a recent issue the account of a discussion of hypnotism and mesmerism before the Philosophy Club of your city, in the course of which the speaker attempted to explain that the "essential principle of healing is identical in Christian Science, New Thought, and the Emmanuel movement.
Unless I misunderstand the critic whose letter I have read in a recent issue, he has given the most logical reason possible for his friend's having turned to Christian Science.
In a recent issue I notice in your report of Dr.
The Christian Scientist effects the healing of both sin and disease without any dependence upon the "faith" of the patient in his efforts, and most emphatically without the aid of the action of the human mind either upon the mind or the body of the patient.
A recent issue of your paper contained a clergyman's curious comment on Christian Science.
He comes! The world may clamor as it will,And war's wild tumult sound its loud alarms,Till nation after nation hears the shrillInsistent echoing, "To arms! To arms!"He comes! Already that fair morning's charms,When Spirit's mandate bade the darkness flee,Unfold, dispersing every mist that harms,And fear that gendereth dread enmity.
Even in the early days of Christian Science, Mrs.
Christian Scientists who have awakened to the disabling effects of the mesmerism of massed personality, can understand why Christ Jesus should have said to his disciples, "Come ye yourselves apart," and why the good and great have ever been impelled to withdraw from the world at frequent intervals, and find in meditative solitude the poise, inspiration, and strength they may need.
In the twenty-first chapter of Revelation, where we find a description of the ideal city, we read of "the measure of a man.
The next admission of candidates will be June 5, 1914.
Before a large and representative audience at Elks' Theater, Dr.
It is two years since I first became interested in Christian Science, and it seems an opportune time publicly to relate some of the many blessings that have come to me and to my family during this time.
In the course of the last four years I have proved to the satisfaction of myself and family that Christian Science heals not only sickness but all forms of unrest.
Words fail me when I endeavor to express my thankfulness to God, and my gratitude to our Leader, for the blessings which Christian Science has brought to me and mine.
I take much pleasure in expressing my thankfulness for help received in Christian Science.
I suffered for years and went to many physicians, none of whom were able to help me,—they did not even agree as to the nature of the disease.
During the past six years we have thoroughly tested the healing power of Truth as revealed in Christian Science.
Christian Science came to me with help, just like the good Samaritan of old, at a time when I was a physical, mental, and moral wreck.
It is now two and a half years since I first learned of Christian Science through a neighbor who had been wonderfully healed by its treatment.
I have often had a desire to make public what Christian Science has done for me, but I could not tell of all my blessings.
It is seventeen years since I heard of Christian Science, and twelve years since I first had a practitioner treat me.
I feel that I cannot refrain from giving my testimony.
I feel it my duty to contribute a testimony of the healing power of Truth.
I heard a lonely shepherd wind his hornUpon the stillness of an alpine morn,And heavenly fantasies from rock and dellPoured down in echoes to his humble cell,As though upon some organ strange and fairA seraph played, in the pure upper air.
The Christian Science Text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.