It is a little more than a half century since a mild-mannered New England woman, Mary Baker Eddy, first published her textbook on Christian Science.
Christian Science, being based solely and unequivocally on the Bible, accepts the Scriptural pronouncements that "God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good;" "All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made;" and, "Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity.
Christian Science bears neither relation nor resemblance to new-thought, nor does it "spring from the same root" or any similar source; neither is it a "modification" of newthought.
Sincere Christians have honest differences of opinion in regard to the Bible and its teachings.
Permit me to say that Mrs.
So-called psychic phenomena are the seeming result of the processes of the mortal, material mind,—the "carnal mind," which Paul declares "is enmity against God.
The knowledge, understanding, and practice of the spiritual laws by which Christ Jesus did his healing and saving works may properly be termed scientific Christianity or Christian Science.
In order to be Christian, Christian Scientists must follow the teaching of Jesus; and it will hardly be asserted that Jesus' teaching included "suggestion" and "autosuggestion.
"I want to humbly express my deep and heartfelt gratitude for the privilege of being a guest of The Christian Science Benevolent Association at the beautiful Sanatorium at Chestnut Hill.
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All Christians long to see God's name universally hallowed.
The problem of evil is continually presenting itself to the children of men.
A large number of yearly subscriptions for all the Christian Science periodicals were entered during the first two weeks of February, 1922.
One of the many proofs of the power of Truth to heal and prevent disease stands out in my memory, never ceasing to be an inspiration, and prompts me to write this testimony with the hope that it will be helpful to others.
About thirteen years ago, my husband made the remark, "I think I will send for 'Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures' and see what it is like; I have heard that many people have been healed by reading that book.
I have felt for some time that I should express my gratitude through the Journal or Sentinel for the many blessings received since taking up the study of Christian Science; thereby, perhaps, helping some one who may feel the discouragement which I felt at the time I turned to Science for relief from physical trouble that the physicians had pronounced incurable,—a so-called malignant growth in the throat.
I took up the study of Christian Science in the hope of regaining health and strength, never dreaming of the unlimited blessings which await us all.
It is with a sincere feeling of gratitude that I offer the following testimony, in the hope it may lead some one to peace.
I am indeed very grateful for the better understanding of God I have gained through the knowledge of Christian Science.
Four years ago, a Christian Science Sentinel was presented to me to explain the correct meaning of "heredity.
For years I suffered from insomnia, which often lasted weeks at a time.
I had been suffering for several years from severe pains in the head, which the doctors claimed to be due to neuralgia.
I wish to express my sincere gratitude for all Christian Science has done for me.
When I turned to Christian Science, I had been struggling with a discordant physical condition for four years; and because I believed this disease to be incurable and inherited, my whole thought seemed almost submerged with discouragement, fear, and self-pity.
I have received so much good through the articles and testimonies in the Christian Science periodicals, that it is with sincere gratitude and a desire to help others I send this testimony.
From seeing, hearing, sensing,I turn away, and seek an inner courtOr quiet, lighted place,Where neither sight nor soundCan change one lineIn all the structure.
[From the Christian Intelligencer and Mission Field, New York, N.
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.