If one will read the works of Mrs.
It is not claimed, as was stated by a critic recently in your paper, that Christian Science is something new; but that it is giving to the world the understanding of the truth which, like Christ, was before Abraham, and is from everlasting to everlasting, but which had been lost sight of for over sixteen centuries.
A critic, writing in a recent issue of your paper, states that Jesus did not teach any science of mental healing, and that he assumed physicians were able to heal.
Christian Science teaches that the priesthood of Melchisedec, as recorded in Hebrews 7:14—28; 8:1, distinctly prefigures the life, character, and work of the Christ, forever maintained as the highest expression of divine Principle, God, and to whom Paul refers in his epistle to the Ephesians as "far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come.
Many men, learned and otherwise, have attempted to prove that Christian Science is not Christian; but no one has ever proved it, because it is an impossibility.
Christian Science practice, being the reinstatement of primitive Christian healing, is not based upon a physical diagnosis; and fair-minded doctors, recognizing this fact, have readily consented to the exemption of Christian Science practitioners from the terms of medical practice laws, which very properly set a standard of physical education for all whose treatment is based on a physical diagnosis.
Dealing with political questions, the solution of which by certain methods he does not approve, a critic in a recent issue of your paper likens these methods to the efforts of "a Christian Scientist trying to curre a consumptive.
Since Christian Science teaches that God, good, is infinite, the answer to the question of the origin of evil must be left to those who do not believe in the infinitude of good.
No student of the New Testament can fail to become impressed with the depth of the understanding possessed and manifested by him who came to be known as the beloved disciple, as to the necessity under all circumstances of overcoming hate with Love, and of all men living continuously in love with one another.
the word of the Lord were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.
the average person asked to define health, he might find it difficult to comply, so indefinite seems to be the understanding of what health really means.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
Some years ago, before coming into Christian Science, I passed through the experience of a serious railroad accident, with severe results attending.
I wish to express my gratitude for all that Christian Science has done for us, and particularly for the wonderful healing of our little son.
I should like to express my deep gratitude for all that Christian Science has done for me during the last six years.
Christian Science came to me when I was grately in need of healing.
Soon after I became interested in Christian Science, I was healed of a severe sore throat which had been of frequent recurrence since childhood.
Several years ago my little boy very often suffered from pains in the stomach and abdomen.
The operation of God's law to heal physical conditions was first presented and made practical to me about eighteen years ago.
Seventeen years ago, Christian Science found me a wreck, both mentally and physically.
It is my desire at this time to express my gratitude and appreciation for what Christian Science has done for me these past five years.
I have been attending the Christian Science services for five years, and have received many blessings and healings.
In 1907, I was attacked by what seemed a very serious illness; and after months of doctoring I was persuaded to try Christian Science.
My gratitude for Christian Science impels me lovingly to acknowledge some of the wonderful things it has done for me.
I wish to add my testimony to the efficacy of Christian Science healing.
[From The Christian Science Monitor, Boston, Mass.
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