Remember not the yesterdays,Their trials or their tears;Remember not their bitterness,Nor any of their fears.
When Pilate surrendered Jesus to the Pharisees he voiced an admonition for all time: "Behold the man!" Pilate was a pagan and the Pharisees had a theology that was as lifeless as dust, yet the Pharisees are often condemned by Christians for failing to see the truth about man that Christ Jesus demonstrated for the benefit of the world.
I would quite agree with the critic, in your issue of November 9, who said that "the well being of the community" should be protected from the dangers of Christian Science, if Christian Science taught what he says it does.
The writer of a letter under the caption of "The Clergy and the Doctors," deserves commendation for pointing out the fact that health is mental, and therefore not to be attained by material means.
A startling statement from the pen of a critic in these columns is this: "The healing element of Christian Science is part of a heathen philosophy and has nothing in common with the Christian religion.
"Inclosed please find post-office order for ten dollars to be added to the War Relief fund.
Human beings seem to themselves to be nested in matter and to be as helpless as baby birds to make heavenward flights.
The burning desire of individuals to follow the voice of the Lord can be realized to-day just as in Jesus' time.
The word heaven appears in the Bible nearly five hundred times.
The Christian Science Board of Directors of The Mother Church, with the concurrence of the Board of Trustees of The Christian Science Publishing Society, announces that from this date all new applications of branch churches and societies, practitioners, and nurses, for advertisement in The Christian Science Journal, Der Herold der Christian Science, or Le Heraut de Christian Science, shall be made for recognition directly to The Christian Science Board of Directors of The Mother Church.
The next admission of candidates will take place on May 30, 1919, as provided in Article XIII, Section 2, of the By-laws of The Mother Church.
I did not come to Christian Science for physical healing; but after the passing out of a dear son through an accident I experienced an intense sense of loss which it seemed impossible to overcome.
I am so thankful for all that Christian Science has done for me that I wish to add my testimony, hoping it may reach some one whom it will help.
For over five years and a half I was a victim of a most distressing goiter.
"Oh, Mother, Mother, learn to think right," was the oft repeated admonition of a friend to her mother during a two weeks' visit three years ago that brought to my attention the message of Christian Science.
With a heart overflowing with gratitude I testify to the many healings that I have received through the study and application of Christian Science.
Christian Science has proved to me the truth of the Bible statement, "He satisfieth the longing soul.
When I first became interested in Christian Science, I thought that if I could live three years without medicine, as some of my friends had done, it would be a miracle.
For some time I have desired to express my gratitude for Christian Science through the pages of the Sentinel.
In my childhood home evening prayers were conducted an hour after supper.
I write this testimony with deep gratitude to God and to Mrs.
[Vilda Sauvage Owens in New York Times]
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