"I demand satisfaction!" many an affronted gentleman of the olden time has declared; and he was thinking of a certain definite compensation, without which he did not intend to forget the affront.
When, like a flood, wrong thoughts would o'er me roll,Threat'ning to overwhelm, shall I, resigned,Bow 'neath their sway as to a master mind,Admit their right to cruelly oppress,Of health and happiness exacting toll,As ancient Hebrew bent to Egypt's yoke?
With reference to an assertion by a certain bishop, as reported in a recent issue of your paper, that "it was because the church had neglected the subject of spiritual healing that the heresy of Christian Science had flourished," may I state that the term "heresy" in this case is entirely misleading?
There is much more in Christian Science than merely saying to patients that they are "simply to have faith," and that they will be sick no longer.
In your issue of recent date a clergyman characterizes the textbook of Christian Science as the "product of a poor human mind that really leaves out the atonement and the terrible fact of sin.
The writer who referred to Mary Baker Eddy as a medium for spiritists, as he termed it in a letter to the editor in your issue of recent date, evidently has received his impressions of Mrs.
Incorrect knowledge of Christian Science is displayed by the preacher whose sermon you reported in one of your recent issues.
For the State of Indiana.
The writer of the book of Proverbs was so convinced of the necessity for spiritual preparedness that he wrote in his famous compendium of wisdom, "The preparations of the heart in man, and the answer of the tongue, is from the Lord.
Every impartial student of the life of Christ Jesus, as it is recorded in the gospels of the New Testament, will readily admit that its chief characteristic was its spirituality.
In their demonstration of the Science of being Christian Scientists find themselves faced with various mental problems which have to do with misjudgment.
Churches and societies in the United States proper and in the Dominion of Canada, wishing to give lectures during the first two months of the next lecture year,—namely, July and August, 1925,—are requested to inform the Board of Lectureship, if possible, before June 1.
I first became interested in Christian Science by reading "The Life of Mary Baker Eddy" by Sibyl Wilbur, while lying in bed suffering from sciatica.
I became interested in Christian Science about sixteen years ago simply through being impressed with the calm demeanor of a Christian Scientist with whom I had become acquainted, and who told me something of his experiences in the solitudes of Wyoming, where he had been a prospector.
With deep gratitude to God I testify to the blessings which have come to me through Christian Science.
In 1916, I commenced to read "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
I consider it a great privilege to acknowledge some of the blessings I have received through the study and application of Christian Science.
I should like to express my gratitude for the many blessings that have come to me in the seven years that I have been studying Christian Science.
It is nearly twenty years since Christian Science was brought to me.
I came to Christian Science because there was nowhere else to go, but not primarily for physical healing.
After an operation the promise was made that I would be free from troubles at the end of a year; but such was not the case.
"Thou wilt not leave my soul in hell,"My heart's desire Thou wilt not scorn;For Thou, who doest all things well,Dost know my longing, newly born.
[From the Agricultural Reporter, Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies, Nov.