The account in your issue of January 2 of the proceedings in the district court at Framingham, Massachusetts, against Henry Moyse of Wayland, for providing Christian Science practice rather than medical practice for his fourteen-year-old boy, was mistaken in at least one important particular.
In your issue of November 2 a lecturer is quoted as having "tested" the Christian Science explanation of miracles and shown its "inanity.
Christian Science contradicts a great many of the popular beliefs about matter, sin, disease, and death, but it bases all its claims on the Bible.
The Christian Scientist's medicine is the truth, which Jesus said "shall make you free.
Christian Science is true Christianity, the Christianity of the Bible, the Christianity taught and practiced by the Man of Galilee, Jesus the Christ.
Christian Science asserts and maintains the divinity of the Christ, but it understands, as Jesus himself said, that the Christ is not God, but the Son of God.
For the County of Northumberland, England.
The exegesis of Genesis which Mrs.
Many and many a time have men desired to forgive,—yes, and forget, too! But how rarely have they seen how to accomplish true forgiving and forgetting! Indeed, so difficult has this generally seemed that mankind has appeared almost to relegate to the impossible Jesus' admonition to forgive "until seventy times seven.
What burdens humanity bears! And the majority of men, it is safe to say, see no way of having them removed.
Since publishing in the issues of the Christian Science Sentinel for November 17, 1917, February 9, 1918, and November 16, 1918, lists of those who have presented to The Mother Church for permanent preservation original letters written by our Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, the Directors have also gratefully received additional letters, to be placed in the collection in The Mother Church, from the persons and churches named below:—
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.
With the hope that my testimony of what Christian Science has done for me and mine may be helpful to some one, I gladly bear grateful witness to its power to heal sin, sorrow, and disease.
Christian Science proved to me that "the darkest hour precedes the dawn.
It is sixteen years since I commenced to reap the blessings that come with the study of Christian Science; and the greatest blessing of all has been the understanding I have gained of God and of man's relation to Him.
When I was about four years old, I began to suffer from enlarged tonsils, which I seemed to inherit from my mother.
I wish to express my deep gratitude to our Father-Mother God, to Christ Jesus, the Way-shower, and to our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, for giving us Christian Science.
Among the many blessings which I have received through the study of Christian Science I count the greatest of all the healing of depression.
All the health, happiness, and freedom from bondage which I to-day enjoy are due to the study and application of Christian Science, as found in the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
I have never ceased to be thankful that Christian Science came into my life five years ago.
David of old sang in one of his psalms, "The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me;" and centuries later Jesus said, "I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.
I wish to express my heartfelt gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me.
Because of the many healings and blessings received, I should like to express my gratitude to God for Christian Science.