The Lectures

Anchorage, Alaska (Society).—The following introductory remarks by Mrs. Willardie Blonquist Ketchum were made when introducing Paul Stark Seeley, a Christian Science lecturer, to his audience:—

While the majority of mankind is religiously reared and believes in God, yet it does not occur to suffering humanity to make God an everyday, practical, and efficacious help whereby to solve its daily problems,—to find God "a very present help in trouble." And yet we are told by Christ Jesus, "Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me ... for my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." His yoke was easy and his burden was light because he did not undertake to carry it himself. He practiced absolutely that other precept which he gave us, "Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you." Mrs. Eddy tells us (Science and Health, p. 1), "No loss can occur from trusting God with our desires." Christian Scientists have, as a rule, come into Science through acute suffering of one kind or another, physical, mental, financial; and they are so grateful for the benefits received that they are endeavoring to give of their understanding to others.

New York, New York (Second Church).—Introducing William W. Porter, a Christian Science lecturer, to his audience, William A. Morrison said in part:—

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Lecture Notices
October 25, 1924

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