A student of Christian Science gained new light, which brought with it a sense of peace and comfort, while pondering the quotation,
In mentioning, in a recent issue, the ages at which certain well-known people had accomplished successful undertakings, an article stated that "Mrs.
Christian Science has no connection whatever with faith healing, nor are its healing works accomplished by suggestion.
The difficulties that crities of Christian Science encounter, in their attempts to explain or discredit its teachings, come of not gaining its spiritual sense or meaning; for, when understood, Christian Science is found to be in perfect harmony and agreement with the Scriptures, and measures up to the Christ-standard in every respect.
In a recent issue you republish from a contemporary an attack on Christian Science, and we trust that with your usual courtesy you will allow us space for a reply.
Referring to an address discussing the question of Jews leaving the faith of their fathers for "social ambition and social prestige" and joining the Christian Scientists, reported in your recent issue, kindly permit me to say that, as Christian Scientists, we have no inclination at all to defend such action.
Man was not born to fear,He is the child of Love;And as he claims his own,He lives all sin above.
Paul, like his great Teacher, Christ Jesus, was master of the art of imparting his precepts.
Christian Science is the great consoler, because it reveals reality to men, exposing and destroyinng the illusions of material sense, which are the causes of all human suffering and sorrow.
In "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures".
Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
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My first healing came to me over thirty years ago when at home with my parents.
Two years ago, after long months of searching in vain for help, I heard Christian Science spoken of.
With a heart full of gratitude and love for God, who is Love, for Jesus the Christ, and for Mary Baker Eddy, our Leader, I wish to write of some of the many healings which have taken place in our home through the help of practitioners, friends, and my own study of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," written by Mrs.
"Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you," is part of a verse from the third chapter of I Peter, written on the flyleaf of a Bible and given me by my mother when I was about twenty.
In grateful acknowledgment of the many blessings that Christian Science has brought to me, I am glad to have this opportunity to tell a few of them.
I have had many physical healings, but that for which I give the most thanks is the fact that I am learning to know God aright through the study of Christian Science.
For over a year I endeavored to find a situation abroad.
For more than twenty years a demonstrable understanding of God, and of man's true relationship to Him as taught in our textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, has shown me how to prove that Christ, Truth, as revealed in Christian Science, is the only physician.
"For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
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 an article by Ellsworth Huntington, in Scribner's Magazine, New York, New York]