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I gladly give this testimony with the hope that it may...
I gladly give this testimony with the hope that it may help some one. I did not come to Christian Science for physical healing, although I was sadly in need of it, but because I was weighed down with sorrow through the passing on of two dear ones and could find no hope or comfort anywhere. I had heard Christian Science often spoken of as a great help in cases of mental trouble, so procured some of the literature; and by reading and studying it I was lifted out of the gloom which to mortal sense was fast taking me on to a condition worse than death.
A short time after this healing, a friend, not a Christian Scientist, who was very much interested in my case, asked me if I would trust to Christian Science treatment if any member of my family were to have a serious illness. I soon had a chance to prove to this friend how much faith I had in Christian Science, for my youngest daughter was taken ill with scarlet fever. To conform with the law, I called in a physician, as is usual in such cases. He left some medicine and said he would come again that evening. I immediately called a Christian Science practitioner and had her treat the patient, with the result that in two days not a sign of the disease remained. When the physician came in the evening he was astonished at the improvement manifested, especially as the medicine lay where he had left it, untouched. This was a tested proof of my faith in God's healing power, and since that time, four years ago, not a drop of medicine has ever been in our house. Only a few years before this an older daughter passed on with the same ailment under the care of two physicians.
Since this healing many serious illnesses have been overcome. My eldest daughter was very ill with acute lung trouble and was healed in less than a week. I was also healed of the same disease in a few days. Another experience with scarlet fever in my family proved again the power of Truth, for the ailment was overcome in one day after I called a practitioner. Hemorrhoids, bilious headaches, asthma, colds, and in fact most of the ills that flesh seems heir to have been met and conquered quickly with this blessed truth. A badly injured ankle was healed in two days. Although the foot and leg were swollen and discolored one day, the next day all was well, and the boy went to work the following day.
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The Inspiration of Sacrifice
NELLIE B. MACE
L. EMMETT SHERRED
"Giving and hearing"
GUDRUN G. JENSEN
Educational Value of the Monitor
"I have given you an example"
Love for the Sunday School
MYRTA SMITH BUFFUM
In the article, "Hospital Experiences," in which the...
Albert F. Gilmore
The report of a sermon delivered recently quotes the...
Elizabeth T. Bell
Christian Scientists do not publicly attack the religious...
Robert G. Steel
Will You Be as a Star?
William P. McKenzie
Freedom and Service
Annie M. Knott
War and Peace
William D. McCrackan
with contributions from Minnie W. Cole, Otto L. Saal, Leslie F. McCullough, William C. Kaufman, J. E. McDonald, Leslie P. Strong, Julia Billings
Christian Science found me a cripple on crutches
For the past twenty years Truth, God, as revealed in...
Leon J. Corbey with contributions from A. Corbey
I am deeply grateful to be able to testify to the healing...
Barbara C. Nelson with contributions from Barbara L. Cuthbertson
In 1889 I was taken down with typhoid fever
H. C. Thompson
I have long felt a desire to express my gratitude for and...
Mary E. Tolmie
With a deep sense of gratitude to God and also to Mrs. Eddy...
Fannie S. Culmore
I am grateful to Christian Science because it has healed...
George Plummer with contributions from H. W. Charlton
The questions often present themselves to me, Can I...
Christina K. Benson
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