The Lectures

Newport, R. I. (First Church).—John C. Lathrop, lecturer; introduced by Stanley M. Horsefield, who said in part:—

A lecture on Christian Science is of timely interest; it is more than that,—it is one which, because of its logic, is making a strong appeal to thinking men and women in all walks of life. It is a religion of healing. It is founded absolutely on the doctrine of him who, after he had healed all manner of disease and sin, finally instructed his students and followers to go into all the world and preach the gospel and heal the sick. It is a matter of history that for two or three hundred years after the close of the Master's career this command was obeyed to the letter and healing was a natural proof of the efficacy of the gospel which was being preached. Now after all these centuries, during which we hear little of Christian healing, it has been discovered that this great blessing to man has lost none of its power; in fact, that it is the result of an absolute, unchanging law, even the law of God. This law is available to all who are willing to obey the Biblical command, "Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness."

Cambridge, England (Society).—Virgil O. Strickler, lecturer; introduced by Miss C. Lilias Ramsay, who said in part:—

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March 15, 1919

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