The experience of Abraham when bidden, as he believed, by Jehovah to sacrifice his son Isaac as a burnt offering, holds a lesson of peculiar significance for those who are trying to work out their problems in the light of Christian Science.
There are probably few of us who would not own that from the time we left childhood until in the providence of God we came into some understanding of Christian Science, we little knew the real meaning of love, the only love, that which is without passion or prejudice, described in our text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
There is a tendency at times, with some Christian Scientists, in their honest desire to make known what great things Truth has done for them, to hark back too persistently to the past, to recall and rehearse with painstaking detail the sufferings endured or the trails undergone, until quite unawares both narrator and listener have etched upon their consciousness as a vivid reality thoughts which are as an open door inviting the return of the illusion of sickness or sin.
No one can familiarize himself with the book of Isaiah without being impressed that he has come into touch with a man of remarkable vision, one whose spiritual intuition was no less authoritative than rare.
The great Teacher had much to say about sowing and reaping, and it is well for us to cling to the fact that the good seed and its fruitage were given first place in his discourses and their permanence was shown.
Through a copy of the Sentinel which my husband found in a railway carriage while on a journey to the north of Scotland, several years ago, we learned of Christian Science, and since then we have had many proofs of its healing power.
I have received so many blessings since taking up the study of Christian Science about five years ago, that I feel I would not be doing my duty to my fellow men if I did not offer my testimony for publication.
Very early in life I became a church-member, but I could never understand God, being taught to fear rather than to love Him, and to prepare for happiness at some future time rather than to realize it now.