Glory to God in the heaven,And glory in the height,Glory from all the earth be givenIn anthems of delight:Glory, give glory; ye stars repeat the story,And ocean answer with thy waves of might,That Love is King and doth uphold the right.
The following remark was once made to a student of Christian Science by a clergyman whose work brought him into touch with the men working on the vast sheep-rearing farms of one of the British dominions: "Why is it that I can do what I like with the men when they come to church on Sundays, but during the week they abandon themselves again regularly to the bad habits so prevalent among that class of men working under those conditions?
The article on "Sects of To-day" interested me greatly.
A sermon reported in the Herald quoted a minister as saying, "Christian Science says that sin, like suffering, does not exist; it is a figment of the imagination.
In an article entitled "Talks on Health," under the heading "A Worrying Disposition," the writer, in coupling Christian Science with will power, suggestion, and mesmierism, shows a lack of understanding as to what Christian Science really is.
"The latest Sentinel you sent me gave me much to ponder.
The important thing to consider is always life.
Perhaps nothing has added more to the burdens of mankind than a mistaken sense of one's personal responsibility to correct the faults of his neighbor.
Lecture notices can be printed in a particular number of the Sentinel when they reach the editorial department twelve days preceding its date of publication.
Having been through an experience this winter during the time of the influenza epidemic, I wish to relate it as one more proof of the power of Truth, as taught in Christian Science, to heal even as in Jesus' time.
In the winter of 1915, while suffering from a nervous breakdown, I was told of the healing power of Christian Science, but being very much prejudiced I turned from the one way out and during the weeks which followed suffered severely in body and mind.
With a grateful heart I give this testimony.
I should like to express my gratitude for all that Christian Science has done for me.
About four years ago Christian Science was wonderfully brought to me.
I am very grateful to God for the many blessings that have come to me and to my family through Christian Science, and hope that this testimony may be the means of helping some one to know that God is our ever present help.
Christian Science came to me at a time when it seemed as if I had lost all faith in the God I had been taught to worship.
A little over three years ago my attention was called to Christian Science at a time when I was ready to grasp at anything which might give me relief from suffering.
For many years I had wandered through the wilderness of despair, seeking light from an unknown God but unable to find it until the teachings of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
With a heart overflowing with gratitude I wish to express my appreciation of Christian Science and tell of the many reasons for my thankfulness.
Having received great help from testimonies which have appeared in the Sentinel, I feel it my duty to add mine, for Jesus said, "Freely ye have received, freely give.
A feeling of gratitude prompts me to give my testimony.
In addition to the regular cloth bound edition of "Christ and Christmas," an illustrated poem by Mary Baker Eddy, there has now been published an illustrated pocket edition of the same poem, bound in black morocco, limp, round corners, gilt edges, uniform in size with the pocket editions of other writings by Mrs.