My attention was first called to Christian Science when...

My attention was first called to Christian Science when my wife and daughter received benefit from it. Although I did not object to their studying it, I thought there was nothing in it for me, and did not read any of the literature. About two years later, however, man's extremity was indeed proved to be God's opportunity. I was seized with a violent attack of rheumatism. The pain was almost unbearable and at times I could scarcely move. After applying many material remedies, but to no avail, divine Love led me to Christian Science. I wished to read and, not being able to move far enough to get anything else, picked up a copy of the Sentinel, which was within reach. After reading the testimonies of healing I felt that there must be something in Christian Science worth seeking and began to read "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy. I read and read, I do not know how long, but before I had finished the book I was up and walking, free from pain and without the need of material support. This was over three years ago, and although I had been subject to rheumatism for a number of years, the healing has been permanent.

I have read Science and Health through several times, and have been freed from bowel trouble, headaches, and boils. Last summer, with the aid of a practitioner I was healed in a short time of serious injury resulting from a fall. I enjoy reading the Bible and all the Christian Science literature. We study the Lesson-Sermon daily in our home and attend Christian Science services. I am very thankful for all these privileges and for the many blessings received.

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"Man's extremity is God's opportunity"
April 16, 1921
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