The orderly unfoldment which takes place in the thought of an individual who is progressing in the understanding of Christian Science is indicated in Mrs.
Humility, rightly understood is a crowning grace, the essence of true Christlikeness.
The omnipresence of God, Spirit, which Christian Science emphasizes, precludes the possibility of matter having any real being; and this teaching accords to matter merely an objective existence,—in fact, it considers it a wrong concept of the unenlightened human mind.
Christian Science is a religion, and its ultimate purpose is to heal men of sin as well as sickness, inharmony, unhappiness, poverty, and kindred ills.
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Christian Science has nothing in common with what is called new-thought, theosophy, and applied psychology, and it is a mistake so to class them.
That the Christ is divine is not only believed by the Christian Scientist; but to him this is demonstrable truth, and is constantly being proved to be true through Christianly scientific healing.
Christian Science does not teach that sickness is healed through the activities of mortal mind imagination; but, on the contrary, it holds that disease is the product of this so-called mind, the effect of false beliefs entertained by it, and that healing must, and does, come through the operation of spiritual understanding in human consciousness, even that understanding to which Jesus referred when he said, "Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
Christian Science is true religion.
"Ever since my return home I have wanted to thank you for the three happy weeks spent in the beautiful Sanatorium.
A phase of thought common among men is the desire to be regarded as broad-minded.
No one who studies the life of Christ Jesus, as it is narrated in the gospels of the New Testament, can possibly fail to perceive that the effort of the great Nazarene was to reconcile man to God, good, and so to establish health, harmony, and peace among mankind.
When David wrote, "O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together," he expressed a desire which is common to every worshipful heart.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
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.
I am very grateful that I was led to the study of Christian Science.
Christian Science was brought to me by one who had himself demonstrated the unreality of tuberculosis in its advanced stages, and who made a trip from Jersey City to Albany to bring this great truth to me.
About sixteen years ago I was obliged to turn from physicians after having been under their treatment, as the occasion demanded, for more than forty years.
When Christian Science was first brought to my notice, fifteen years ago, I had practically resigned myself to a life of invalidism.
Most of my younger life was spent in seeking material pleasure, and I always suffered under a feeling of depression when I was not being entertained.
About sixteen years ago my mother was healed through Christian Science of a tubercular condition of her instep which had kept her a cripple some eight years; and as a result of this healing I began to have treatment when any ailments appeared, and also to read the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
We who have learned the power of Truth, as revealed by Christian Science, know that everything good that comes to us is a demonstration, for in the words of our textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
I first heard of Christian Science fifteen months ago.
I took up Christian Science for healing.
I am very grateful for Christian Science, and to God for giving to the world our beloved Leader.
Ask the gardener, he will tell youThat he reaps but what he sows;That the soil must be in order,Or the seed is dwarfed by foes;That the tares in good soil prosperAs the seed that aims to bless;That the good kind, he must nourish,Guard its growth with tenderness;True discernment is most needful—Sprouts bespeak the ripen'd fruit;That with prudence he must severBaneful waste from worthy root.
[From the Tribune, New York, N.