O Love divine, that gavest me my sight,Grant me, in gratitude, from just this hourTo see aright.
While it is true that Christian Science denies the reality of disease as a part of God's creation, it by no means ignores it as a phase of human experience.
Those who have turned to Christian Science have found that a new and glorious light has been shed upon the pages of the Bible, which became so illumined that darkness and doubt fled, understanding was gained, the veil of mystery was rent asunder, and God, Spirit, was revealed as the only cause and creator, who "saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good.
Jesus the Christ is the true model for all evangelists.
Christian Science employs in its healing ministry nothing that is evil or is capable of producing evil.
It has been said that "knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
Christian Science is not a form of dualism: it acknowledges that God is infinite Spirit; that His universe, including man, is spiritual; and that there is no other real universe.
Through the night a star has beamed;O'er the dark a ray has gleamed.
As celebrated by all Christendom, Christmas is a season of great joy.
Throughout the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," Mrs.
"Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people,"—thus spake the angel to the shepherds in that far-away time when Jesus was born in the little town of Bethlehem.
To insure that complete lecture notices be printed in the Sentinel, detailed information should reach the Board of Lectureship regarding lectures in the United States and Canada, four weeks before the date of the lecture; in Great Britain and Ireland, five weeks before; in other European countries, six weeks before.
For over twenty years I was a great sufferer, never being free at any time from pain or discomfort.
At this season of the year there comes to me a renewed sense of gratitude for the healing power of Christian Science; and I give this testimony with the hope that it may encourage some hungry and thirsty one.
After being led hither and thither for many years, seeking relief from the bondage of sin and discord of every description, I had the good fortune to see a window card announcing a Christian Science lecture.
I am truly grateful for the understanding of Truth I have gained through the study of Christian Science, and for what our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, has done for all mankind in giving us the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
Out of gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me and mine, I am sending this testimony, hoping that by it others may be helped.
About five years ago a chronic inactivity of the bowels, for which medicine was constantly being taken, became worse.
In 1903 I attended a Wednesday evening meeting in a small Christian Science church.
I am writing this testimony with a desire to help my fellow-men.
In the fall of 1912 I took up Christian Science; and after reading "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy for a few weeks, was healed of the liquor habit without any other effort on my part.
My first help in Christian Science was sought for the healing of a condition of anemia which had returned for the third time, medicine having been employed in the two previous attacks.
It is with gratitude and love that I send my testimony.
Ten years ago I was healed of tuberculosis after noted physicians and specialists had said I could not live long, as one lung was gone and the other affected.
I did not come into Christian Science for healing.
I wish to express my gratitude to Christian Science for the many healings which have come to me, especially for the healing of my vision.
Star-gleam and angel chorusAt midnight's awesome hour,Self hushed and spirit wakingTo welcome heaven's dower—So learned the humble shepherdsOf Truth's eternal power;So we may find and prove itA stronghold and a tower.
[From the Canadian Baptist, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 5, 1923]
Orders for the Works of Mary Baker Eddy