In the Gospel of Mark it is stated that once when Jesus beheld a certain poor widow cast two mites into the treasury of the temple, "he called unto him his disciples, and saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That this poor widow hath cast more in, than all they which have cast into the treasury: for all they did cast in of their abundance; but she of her want did cast in all that she had, even all her living.
A Magazine once contained a very interesting article in regard to the reading of the Bible, in which the author brought out clearly the difference in the attitude manifested by some of the early prophets and Jesus, when called by God to be messengers of Truth.
Ralph G. Lindstrom, Committee on Publication for the State of Colorado,
Not in a spirit of controversy, but of friendly observation, this is submitted with reference to the statement by an itinerant preacher from an Englewood pulpit, dealing with the Bible study habit of Christian Scientists.
Everett P. Clark, Committee on Publication for the State of Washington,
In the recent primary campaign in your city, the religious question was raised between two candidates for the nomination for mayor; and, according to a report in a recent issue of your paper, the attitude of Christian Scientists toward the enforcement of health laws was misstated.
Several hundred thousand dollars more than is now in the treasury will be required to complete and equip the building of The Christian Science Pleasant View Home, now in course of erection where once stood the home of our revered Leader in Concord, New Hampshire.
What a revelation is that which Christian Science gives as to the nature of the real man! Not that this revelation is new, for it occurs in the first chapter of Genesis; but because Christian Science states it in all its fullness, clearness, and simplicity.
As a child I was never considered strong and was ill frequently, not only with some children's disease, but also with chills and fever, or ague; and often I suffered from severe colds and bronchitis, as well as catarrh and malarial fever.
Six years ago I was preparing to be operated on for goiter, when Christian Science was suggested to me by a gentleman who had seen the healing effects of Christian Science in his own family; and rather than have my neck scarred by the surgeon's knife, I determined to give it a trial.