It is with thanksgiving and rejoicing that I give this testimony...

It is with thanksgiving and rejoicing that I give this testimony to the many blessings received through Christian Science. It is now eight years since I put this teaching to a practical test and proved its efficacy in the overcoming of bad habits, including the obnoxious habit of chewing snuff, which is generally considered even worse than using tobacco. This habit had ruined me physically, for I had been a slave to it since I was ten years old. Other means for overcoming it having failed, I turned to Christian Science, and there found help and health, for I was freed from this bondage in three treatments. Physical healing followed fast, and with this came my gratitude and joy for knowing that I was free indeed. Then fear of all kinds disappeared through reading Science and Health and our other Christian Science literature. I would say that the years I have studies Christian Science have been the best of my life.

I have learned that it is always worth while to try to overcome, even though the condition may often seem most discouraging. With thousands of others I can truly say that the spiritual uplift is worth much more than anything else in Christian Science, for it has enabled me in a greater measure to see my fellow man as God's child and love him as such. While there are yet hard struggles sometimes, still I know that by adhering to the teachings of the Bible and Science and Health, I shall some day reach the goal, which is man's at-one-ment with his Maker.

I am thankful to God, also grateful to the many friends who have helped me on the way, and my prayer and desire is that I may demonstrate the truth of Christian Science by my living.—Arvid C. Skoog, Willmar, Minn.

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Testimony of Healing
I gratefully acknowledge the many benefits which I have...
January 16, 1915

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