Kindly allow me to say a word in your columns with reference to the comment on Christian Science in a recent issue of your paper by one who attended a recent lecture on this subject.
That your readers may not be misled to think that Christian Science and spiritualism are akin to each other, kindly grant me space to say that there is no possible blending or mixing the teachings of Christian Science with spiritualism.
Your report of the address on "Spiritual Healing" in the Bradford Cathedral includes some references to Christian Science which are misleading.
Since a contributor in a recent issue of your paper charges me with being a worshiper of Mrs.
The Christian Science church does not talk about its charities, obeying the Master's injunction, "Let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth;" but in justice to your readers who may be deceived by misleading remarks, I state with authority, and can give proof if necessary, that the Christian Science church has spent, and is spending, many thousands of pounds in comforts and food for Armenians, Russians, and those distressed in other countries.
Recently I heard a man say that he liked Christian Scientists but hated Christian Science.
Few chapters of the New Testament have been more carefully examined by Biblical scholars than the sixteenth chapter of Mark, which relates how Christ Jesus commanded his followers, among other duties, to carry far afield, even into all the world, the gospel of good tidings he had taught and so wonderfully exemplified.
The psalmist sang, "My defence is of God, which saveth the upright in heart.
Many centuries have passed since Paul addressed his epistle "to all that be in Rome;" and time has but accentuated the brilliance of his analysis of the unprofitable nature of the works of the flesh and of the life-giving power of Spirit, and the wisdom of his exhortations to holiness contained therein.
The Christian Science Board of Directors is in receipt of communications from branch churches in the United States containing resolutions recently passed regarding the situation in Asia Minor.
Seven years ago, I went to a Christian Science practitioner to get help for my boy, who was suffering from tuberculosis of the spine, and other bones of the body.
The absolute efficiency of scientific, correct thinking, when one takes as a premise divine Mind and its attributes, has been so clearly, so forcibly proved in my family that I joyfully and gratefully offer my "bit," with the hope that it may be the cup of cold water to some struggling mortal.
Among the innumerable blessings that Christian Science has brought to me, I would like particularly to mention an experience I had last year.
It is with a heart filled with joy that I testify to a most beautiful healing in Christian Science.
For more than ten years Christian Science has been the only remedy in our family of seven for all kinds of ills.
This testimony is given in grateful acknowledgment of the great benefits I have received through the loving ministrations of Christian Science.
Our problem of employment and supply has been met so beautifully that we would like to pass along some of the real substance gained in working it out.
I wish to express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me.
It is with a feeling of deep gratitude that I testify to having been lifted from spiritual darkness into the light of Truth through the study of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, and into the recognition of the fact that I live and move and have my being in God, divine Principle.
During the last fifteen years I have turned to Christian Science for relief from every ailment; and have been healed of stomach trouble, headaches, rheumatism, and other ills of long standing.
I take great pleasure in giving my testimony of what Christian Science has done for me in the past year, through the loving help of a practitioner.
Articles from members of The Mother Church and good testimonies from those healed by Christian Science are always welcomed for consideration by the Editors.
[From the Globe, Toronto, Ontario, Canada]