Prayer is the mental process by which the human consciousness seeks access to and aid from a power beyond itself.
O ye who are stones in the temple of God,Who much of the way have so faithfully trod,What dost thou think when there enters its gatesOne called a sinner, whom every one hates,—To purity stranger, to thanksgiving dumb,—Dost thou hold out thy hand, though so late he doth come?
An evangelist at the Methodist church is reported to have said, "Who ever heard Christian Science preach repentance?
Our critic seriously objects to Mrs.
I have read with interest the column entitled "Talks for a Quiet Hour.
For a number of years I have been interested in the relationship of Christ's teachings to the doctrines founded on these teachings according to the regular orthodox churches.
The confusion regarding the teachings of Christian Science evidenced by a recent contributor would be dispelled by sincere, unbiased study of the Christian Science text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," wherein Mrs.
It is evident from an article in The News that "Uncle Dave" completely misunderstood the teaching of Christian Science as given at a lecture which he recently attended in your city.
Writing in the Express, a critic asks, "How, please, does Mrs.
"State religion" and "state medicine" are both detrimental to the cause of true liberty, and tend to violate the constitutional right of every American citizen to "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
'Mid mists and shadows, sinister and gray,Encompassed sore, and often led astrayBy phantom fears that hide the narrow way,We wait the dawn.
So generally helpful is the following letter, written to one of the branches of The Mother Church by The Christian Science Board of Directors, that we are glad to share it with our readers:—
He who was the greatest of all teachers, who overcame all material law, even that of death and the grave, yet humbly said, "I can of mine own self do nothing;" and again, "The Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works.
People in general are acquainted with the proverb "Haste makes waste," and its sentiment is undoubtedly true on the plane of material activity.
When Goethe in the Chorus Mysticus of his Faust Epilogue penned the words Das Ewig-Weibliche zieht uns hinan.
Out of a multitude of letters which bear eloquent witness that the increase in prices of the periodicals is being "cheerfully met," we take the following brief extracts:—
A number of years ago I took up the study of Christian Science, and of the many blessings that have come to me through this truth there is one for which I feel especially grateful.
One Saturday in August, 1914, our son was brought home from an outing suffering greatly.
Our little boy, aged five, was taken suddenly sick in July, 1916, in the middle of the night, and as there was no way to obtain help from a practitioner I had to do my own Science work.
Gratefully I would add my testimony to the healing power of Truth.
I wish to give my testimony of what Christian Science has done for me, mentally, physically, and spiritually.
My expression of gratitude for the saving and healing power of Truth revealed through Science and Health can no longer be withheld.
With deep gratitude I testify to what Christian Science has done for me.
Christian Science has changed my entire life and made it well worth living.
With a heart full of gratitude to God I testify to the wonderful healing power of Christian Science.
It is with gratitude for physical healing and for other blessings received through Christian Science that I give my testimony.
I wish to thank God, divine Principle, for the privilege of attending the services in The Mother Church for over a year.
I became interested in Christian Science through a Scientist who came to live near my home over six years ago.
The understanding of God that is gained each day through the study of Christian Science means everything to me.
It is with great joy that I express my gratitude for the blessings experienced through Christian Science.
It is seven years since I first took up the study of Christian Science, and in a short time was convinced that I had found a religion which would be a constant help in my daily life.
The Christian Science Text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.