Yussuf Ben Orem sat one dayWithin the gate where trade held sway,And one, a merchant, came to himAnd spake: "O Master, day grows dim;Withdraw, I pray, with me apart,Far from the buzz of babbling mart,Where I may speak and thou may'st hearWords only meant for thine own ear.
Spiritual understanding is what Jesus came to teach mortals.
In a recent issue you class Christian Science as one of those "apostles of demagogism" which, when the chief secretary has selected certain places in the city of Sydney for open-air speaking, "can pour out the vial of their wrath and knowledge unimpeded by the heavy hand of the law.
If the vitalizing Principle of Jesus' teachings had not been lost to human consciousness in the third century, the "materialism and commercialism" to which the Rev.
Recently there appeared an article under the heading, "Trains the Voice by Mental Suggestion," in which Christian Science is linked with mental science and mental suggestion.
The review of a book dealing with the subject of Christian Science, recently published in your columns, calls for a few words of comment.
No thinking person can deny that the greatest religious question of the day is Christian Science.
The action of the Illinois State Medical Society in adopting a program for securing prohibitive legislation against the practice of Christian Science, as reported in the Intelligencer of recent date, implies that opposition to certain provisions of House bill 582 is in some way reprehensible; that such opposition was confined to Christian Scientists; and further, that the bill merely provides for reporting incipient ophthalmia neonatorum in infants.
Oh, for a broader love, that clasps a whileBoth friend and seeming enemy in one embrace;That sees the true reflection of God's smile 'Neath earth's cold frown in every brother's face!
It is a strange commentary upon the preaching of the gospel to which men have listened for centuries, that today the world seems far from the fraternity which should be the fruit of all this endeavor and the logical outcome of the Christianity epitomized by Christ Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount.
There is perhaps no statement in Science and Health of greater importance to its students than the definition of salvation given on page 593, which reads as follows: "Life, Truth, and Love understood and demonstrated as supreme over all; sin, sickness, and death destroyed.
The prominence which Mrs.
It is with a deep sense of gratitude that I give my testimony to what Christian Science has done for me.
For more than half a century I blamed an unknown God for nearly all my troubles, and my neighbors for the rest, always—or nearly always—exonerating self.
Five years ago I was suffering from a disease of the throat, and there was great fear of its going to my lungs.
As a living witness to the healing power of Truth as revealed in Christian Science, and with a heart overflowing with gratitude to God, I write this testimony.
When I think of all the blessings I have received through Christian Science, I feel impelled to give my testimony, as that seems the only way to express my gratitude, and by so doing I may help some one else.
On June 10, 1912, my little boy, then eight years old, fell from the nursery window three stories high, a distance of about thirty feet.
Such a wonderful demonstration has been made for me in Christian Science that I wish others to know of it.
It is with the deepest sense of gratitude that I testify to the healing and regenerating power of Christian Science.
I feel that the time has come to tell others what Christian Science has done for me.
This is to state that my little boy, aged six, was healed in Christian Science of an illness which at first seemed to be a cold, but which developed into acute lung trouble.
[The Universalist Leader]
The Christian Science Text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.