Eyes of the blind, look up and see!The glory of God has shined for thee!Out of the dark has a rainbow sprung;Banners of hope have the angels flung,O'er menacing clouds that scatter and fleeBefore the fire of a single starThat burns serene on horizons afar.
The attack on Christian Science by a clergyman.
In regard to the evangelist's final sermon against what he believes Christian Science to be, he is reported in your columns as stating that Christian Scientists consider their textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, to be the "Holy Ghost," and that, therefore, this "Holy Ghost" is copyrighted.
I have read with interest in the last issue of the Herald the report of a sermon on "Divine Healing" delivered in St.
An announcement was recently published in your paper in which Christian Science was spoken of as a cult.
In a recent issue a report was given of the anniversary meetings at Richmond Hill, and a speaker is reported as classifying Christian Science with religions opposed to Christianity.
As fragrance fills the air around some spotWhere lilies bloom in loveliness and peace,Their grace and beauty speaking of the strengthThat struggles through the darkness up to light,And bears its praise and gratitude to God,So tenderness doth permeate the strengthBestowed by Spirit, and bespeaks, sweetly,Love's blossoming within a life liftedFrom soil of sense and darkness into light,A life whose joy is grounded deep in TruthAnd bears its praise and gratitude to God.
"It is near the end of my annual subscription to the Monitor, and I am writing in advance to ask you to carry it on and to say how much my appreciation has grown in the past year for it and the other Christian Science literature.
The history of the human race deals largely with mankind's struggle to establish and retain something of the rights with which, it is held, God has endowed man.
There are many who seem to go through life with hardly a trace of gratitude in their hearts.
There is probably no place in all the activities of the Christian Science movement where there is a greater call for self-abnegation than in the business meetings of its branch churches.
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, at least four weeks before the date of the lecture; in Great Britain and Ireland, at least five weeks before; in other European countries, at least eight weeks before.
In the hope of bringing encouragement to those struggling with obstinate disease, I send this testimony of the power of Christian Science Mind-healing.
Beyond the power of words to express, I am grateful for the benefits I have received and am receiving through my meager understanding of the Science of being, as taught in Christian Science.
[Original testimony in German]
When I was a young girl Christian Science came into our home, and through my dear father and mother I learned of this religion which blesses and heals.
Realizing how very helpful the testimonies of healing through Christian Science have been to me, I wish to relate a case of healing by mental surgery.
It is with the deepest gratitude for divine Love's ever present goodness that I should like to tell of what Christian Science has done for me.
I wish to express my gratitude for the Christian Science Sunday School.
It is now over nine years since I took up the study of Christian Science; and during that time divine Mind has been my only medicine, and divine Love has met my every need.
I did not take up Christian Science for physical healing, although I was in need of it.
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 Bernard Iddings Bell, in the Atlantic Monthly, Boston, Massachusetts]