Christian Science, like John, teaches that God is Love, and that obedience to Love, or having that Mind "which was also in Christ Jesus," destroys in the human thought those beliefs of hatred which lead to murder and to other crimes.
Christian Science was discovered in the year 1866.
A critic, in a recent issue of your paper, is quite correct when he says that Christian Scientists have a strong faith, since this faith is founded upon the teachings of the Bible itself.
May I state to your readers, in response to a statement of a critic, which appeared in a recent issue of your paper, that we can be Christian Scientists only to the extent that we leave all for Christ.
A correspondent in a recent issue of your paper is mistaken in assuming that the healing and corrective influence in Christian Science is "the concentrated power of the human will," and that the "power of the will and love for others" can combine in action in scientific demonstration.
Will you kindly allow me space to reply to the letter of a clergyman, in which he criticizes Christian Science?
Would you allow me to say that Christian Scientists accept unreservedly the gospel teaching that "the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us,.
To the holy men of ancient time the voice of God came in certain and audible messages, conveying wise admonitions for the guidance of the obedient among His chosen people, and equally strong rebuke and condemnation for the transgressor of His commands.
With no phase of mortal belief is the Christian Scientist more familiar than that of fear.
In <a class="tome-reference"
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
About fifteen years ago, I was led to investigate the teachings of Christian Science.
I feel that it is a duty to tell what Christian Science has done for me.
When Christian Science first found me—or when I found Christian Science—some six years ago, I was as pitiable a wreck as one ever sees.
I shall never cease to be grateful to God for the preparation of my heart for the reception of Christian Science; for in Proverbs we read, "The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the Lord.
I was employed as a telephone operator, and through continuous overwork and perhaps because of several electrical shocks which I had received, heart disease developed and I suffered greatly at times.
On March 4, 1922, my dress caught fire from the gas heater.
In the fall of 1904, after ten years of ill health and semi-invalidism with its attendant trial of various medicines, material remedies, and treatments, searching without finding for that which would bring health and freedom, a copy of the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, was lent me by a dear friend.
P/>Christian Science came into my life about seven years ago.
We have been studying Christian Science for several years and the blessings that have followed that study have been many.
With a great sense of gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me, I want to add my testimony to the power of Truth to heal.
All Christian Science periodicals, including The Christian Science Monitor, are entered at the Post Office in Boston, Mass.