Rejoice, ye weary hearts, and sing!The priceless pearl is found,—The true perception of the Christ,—And evil's chains unbound.
Christian Science is not a pantheistic religion.
It should be remembered that the membership of the Christian Science churches is composed largely of those who have been healed of so-called hopeless disease after every known material remedy had failed.
The Herald recently published an article entitled, "The Different Forms of Healing," in which the writer, a medical man, referred to Christian Science.
A correspondent has made a friendly allusion to Christian Science, generously admitting its value and success.
The Holy Bible tells us that Job was sorely afflicted with boils.
In a recent issue of your paper I read the article "Magic and Spiritism" and found in it the following words: "Under the name 'magic' may also be included the phenomena of hypnotism, animal magnetism, suggestion, healing through prayer, through the power of thought, through Christian Science, through pilgrimages to holy places, etc.
It is not the wish of Christian Scientists to start or continue a controversy, but, after correcting erroneous statements or misunderstandings, to allow seekers for Truth to study for themselves from the authorized Christian Science literature and to prove the facts through actual demonstration.
Only a twig on that sacred Vine;Yet, dearest Lord, I am wholly Thine.
Paul's letters to the several groups of Christians which formed in the years immediately following the marvelous career of Christ Jesus contained many sound admonitions, much excellent advice.
What a tremendous ring of courage resounds through the Beatitudes of the Master,—courage calm and exultant, courage having its roots deep down in moral fiber, courage begotten of the most clarified understanding of real spiritual being that has ever enlightened humanity.
Most men have desired greatness, but comparatively few have realized that only that is great which is good,—that goodness alone results in greatness.
Advance in cost of manufacture, reflected in higher prices to us from the publishers, has necessitated the following increased prices in certain of the Bibles carried by the Publishing Society:
To insure that complete lecture notices be printed in the Sentinel, detailed information should reach the Editorial Department 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.
The first healing I experienced through Christian Science was an instantaneous freedom from pain caused by varicose veins.
In 1912, I was a complete wreck with a nervous trouble.
When first hearing of Christian Science some twenty years ago, I expressed my opposition to it by declaring that I did not concede to it the power to heal broken bones.
Through Christian Science I was rescued almost instantly from suffering occasioned by a physical disorder, of many years' standing, which threatened to end fatally in a short time.
My dear wife suffered from heart trouble and nervousness, which were becoming worse.
About August 1, 1914, I commenced to read Christian Science literature and attend Christian Science services.
Being deeply grateful, and hoping that this testimony may help some one who is longing to know God aright, I wish to tell of the blessings which have come to me through Christian Science.
When a young girl I met with an accident, which not only caused great suffering but kept me from enjoying the pleasures of childhood, such as running and skating.
I have been an adherent of Christian Science for the past fifteen years.
About a year ago I fell and injured both of my kneecaps.
Be still, my heart, and wait;Hast thou not heard it said,"Desire which goes forth hungering,"*Shall not return unfed?
["Churches and the Day of Prayer," in the Cape Argus, Cape Town, South Africa, July 17, 1924]