The gentleman from Buffalo who appears so frequently...

Buffalo (N.Y.) Express

The gentleman from Buffalo who appears so frequently as an antagonist of the teachings of Christian Science takes occasion in a recent letter to recite from the gospels a goodly number of instances where Christ Jesus healed the sick of divers ills. He could have gone farther and recited many other cases of healing, both by the disciples and by other followers of the Master. He could have cited also the instructions to the disciples, both the twelve and the seventy, and the significant declaration in the closing verses of Mark's gospel. He could have pointed out also that so reliable a historian as Gibbon states that the healing of sickness and even raising the dead by spiritual means took place among the followers of the Christian church to the end of the third century.

The Christian Scientist believes that these instructions and precepts have a significance reaching far beyond the groups to which they were directly addressed, and that these same healing works may be produced throughout all time by all who gain an understanding of God and His Christ. "He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also" is to every follower of this teaching a warrant of his faith, and his faith is justified by his works, for Christian Science healing is a fact established beyond the possibility of refutation or denial.

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