No one realizes more keenly than the student of Christian Science what a loss the English speaking portions of the world had suffered from the fact that the greatest treasure house of drama, poetry, prose, and spiritual teaching in the language, or in any language, that is, the Old Testament, had become almost a sealed book, owing to the lack of that true understanding which conveys to the reader its vitality and power.
In order to understand the true meaning of the Bible it must be interpreted spiritually, since it was written from the spiritual standpoint.
A clergyman's high estimate of material methods in combating disease, as reported in the Times some time ago, discloses a sufficient justification for the closing of his church, because the church service was not essential in a time of need.
If a person having no knowledge of the rules of mathematics were occasionally to read a textbook on algebra during a period of twenty-five years and never solve a problem, his remarks on the subject would hardly be regarded seriously, much less be accepted as authoritative.
Permit me to make some observations on the report in the Telegraph of a sermon about Christian Science, as it incorrectly represents the subject.
The clouds engoldened in the west, distant isles of the sea, hunting grounds on plains that are far off, have all been taken as figures in which to think of the place where the departed are found.
Tunbridge Wells, England.
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.
Little did I think when first I read the opening words of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
From childhood I was not what would be called healthy.
It is the greatest pleasure of my life to try to impart to others, in so far as I am able, what Christian Science has done for me.
It is with pleasure that I tell of my healing in Christian Science.
My first healing in Christian Science was instantaneous, due to reading the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs.
I am very grateful for the privilege of recounting some of the blessings received through Christian Science.
"Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
In writing this testimony of my healing in Christian Science, I speak from the standpoint of one who has tried everything that a material, sensuous mortal belief of life has to offer.
It is about five years and a half since I first heard of Christian Science.
I am very grateful to God for this beautiful truth revealed to us through Christian Science.
My attention was called to Christian Science by a friend and I turned to it with scarcely a hope of relief from a condition of almost constant suffering.
Testimonies published in the Sentinel and the Journal telling of the results gained through the study of Christian Science are always most helpful to me; therefore, with the desire of helping others, I send this expression of gratitude.
Through the loss of the companionship of a loved one I turned to God for help and consolation and was led to Christian Science, which healed me not only of grief, but also of heart disease, stomach disorder, chronic bowel trouble, a chronic throat affection, and several other ailments which at times gave me great pain and distress.
[Literary Guide, London, England]
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.