Awake, awake, and greet the shining morn;Oh, tell the sleeping worldThat Christ the Lord is born.
Will you allow me to correct a false impression with regard to the practice of Christian Science?
Permit me to thank you for your editorial of recent date, which includes several helpful points, and which also very generously accords Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, full credit for making the healing of physical disease incidental to the teaching and living of Christian Science.
In your paper of recent date I read in the article "A Serious Danger" the following words: "Even convinced adherents of psychic healing or of the so-called Christian and mental science will not dare to maintain that mankind in general is able to make itself immune from smallpox through spiritual power only.
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Allow me to correct a statement made by the Bishop of London in an address at Church House, Westminster, as reported in your issue of recent date.
Christian Science teaches belief in, and entire reliance on, God.
To-day, while reading in the book of Luke,I came upon the story where 't is toldHow Jesus, entering into Simon's house,Found there a woman sick with fever sore;How he stood over her, rebuking it,So that she thereupon did straightway riseAnd—oh, assuredly with eager love—She ministered to them.
A common tendency of mortals is to postpone the experience of good to some future time, while they seem ever ready to accept evil as a present reality.
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So sang a well-known poet of the angel message which was heard on that Christmas eve so long ago; thus did she emphasize one keynote of the angels' refrain!
It is apparent from orders received at the Publishing House that the field as a whole does not realize that Mrs.
The attention of clerks and committees of branch churches in the United States, having in charge arrangements for lectures, is called to the necessity of having the information research the Editorial Department at least four weeks before the date of the lecture, in order to insure publication in the Sentinel.
Christian Science was first brought to my notice through the interest of a dear Christian Scientist when I was in dire need.
It is with a deep sense of gratitude to God for the many blessings that have come to me and mine through Christian Science that I am writing this testimony.
No words of mine can express the deep gratitude I feel for the privilege of having some knowledge of Christian Science.
Ever since a girl of twelve I had suffered periodically from what the doctors finally pronounced chronic appendicitis and curvature of the spine.
Impelled by gratitude and a sense of duty to my suffering fellow-men I wish to testify to the wonderful healing, through Christian Science, from the results of an accident which occurred in 1921.
Christian Science has showered many rich blessings upon me during the past twelve years, and it is a great joy to testify to its healing and regenerative power.
I am most grateful for Christian Science and for what it has done and is doing for me every day; and I am grateful to God for Mrs.
I should like to express my gratitude for what Christian Science has done for me.
With a heart full of gratitude to God and to our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, I give my testimony, that others may be encouraged thereby.
Articles from members of The Mother Church and good testimonies from those healed by Christian Science are always welcomed for consideration by the Editors.
[From the News, Baltimore, Maryland, Sept.