The subject of mental healing has in recent years attracted a great deal of attention.
When the Jews marveled at his wondrous teachings, Jesus said: "My doctrine is not mine, but his that sent me.
A critic in a recent issue of your paper charges that Christian Science teaches that God is not a person.
The Christian Scientist is considered a very safe member of the community in which he resides, respected by his neighbors, and has the good opinion of the business world; and this is acknowledged to be the result of the religion of Christian Science.
Christian Science practitioners undertake to base their lives on Jesus' command in the Sermon on the Mount, "Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
[Excerpts from correspondence recently received by The Christian Science Board of Directors.
The rejoicing which so frequently found expression in the sacred Scriptures was largely inspirational.
Isaiah at one time, in referring to "the joyful flourishing of Christ's kingdom," encouraged his hearers to "be strong, fear not," and then went on to say: "Your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you.
The Christian Scientist who has learned in some degree to demonstrate the truth which Christian Science teaches, that the power of God is ever available to deliver mankind from the false beliefs of sin and disease, is endeavoring to consecrate his life more and more to the service of the Cause with which he is associated.
The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts, announces a free public lecture on Christian Science by Paul Stark Seeley, a member of The Christian Science Board of Lectureship, in the church edifice, Norway, Falmouth, and St.
"Prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts.
During the fall of 1908, I was considered to be suffering from a very serious mental and physical condition, and was then under the care of a physician.
I am very glad to add my testimony, and hope it may be a help to some one.
With deep gratitude I should like to testify of the benefits which I have received through Christian Science.
During May, 1913, I was perfectly healed by Christian Science of an organic condition for which I had been doctored three years.
It is just seven years since I turned to Christian Science as the only solution to my perplexities and despair.
About two years ago, I suffered greatly from a very severe form of eye inflammation, conjunctivitis, as it was stated to be by an eye specialist whom I had consulted.
It is with gratitude and humility that I offer the testimony of healing of my little boy, as it occurred in Christian Science.
There is nothing truer than that people do not come into Christian Science until the time is right.
It is now about twenty years since Christian Science was first brought to my notice.
It is often said that we receive many blessing of which we do not at once become conscious.
With a heart full of gratitude for my restoration to health and to my family, I wish to offer my experience, with a hope that it may help some other needy one to come to Christian Science for help.
From my earliest recollection I was considered delicate, and was much of the time under medical treatment for some ailment.
I have been interested in Christian Science for four years; and within the past two and one half years I have had the privilege of becoming a member of The Mother Church and of our local branch church.
[From The Christian Science Monitor, Boston, Mass.
The contract for the publication and sale of the Works of Mary Baker Eddy, entered into between the Trustees under the Will of Mary Baker Eddy and The Christian Science Publishing Society in October, 1917, was rescinded by mutual agreement on June 15, 1922.