In the fourteenth chapter of Matthew we read that a multitude of people had followed Jesus into the desert.
Grant us, O Love divine, the listening ear,That we Thy harmony sublime may hear;The seeing eye, that we may recognizeThy universe, not seen by finite eyes;An understanding heart, that we may knowThe human need—that Love heals all its woe.
Christian Scientists do not ignore crime, as one might wrongly infer from your recent and very interesting editorial on the attitude of The Christian Science Monitor toward the exploiting of sensational details of crime in our American newspapers.
In your recent issue which has just come to hand, appears a review of Docent Briem's book, "Modern Religious Substitutes.
In your recent issue there appeared an article under the heading, "Why Doubt It?
Recent issues of your good paper report criticisms of Christian Science by an evangelist.
In his second article criticizing Christian Science, published in your recent issue, the clergyman's argument is self-contradictory.
If I each day am turning more and moreTo Thee, and counting less the steps which come beforeWhere all is Thine;If I am holding fast the goal ahead,If I with trust in Thy safe guidance onward tread,Then joy is mine.
"It has recently been my experience to spend some little time in the Christian Science sanatorium as a guest; and my appreciation of the hospitality and kindness received from all with whom I came into contact there is so keen that I desire to make expression of it.
Jesus' reply to his disciples who asked the reason why they had not been able to heal the boy pronounced by his father to be lunatic, as recorded in Matthew's Gospel, contains an important message to those who practice spiritual healing.
It is not uncommon to hear Christian Scientists express their gratitude for the fact that they have found Christian Science to be a demonstrable religion.
Most men are looking for rest.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
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, 1927, are requested to inform the Board of Lectureship, if possible, before June 1.
I had been reading the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, about three weeks.
Being always an ardent believer in God, also a member, many years ago, of the Baptist church, and having been baptized, I thought it erroneous that I should still be subjected to all the ills of carnality and seemingly be just as unprotected as the most carnally minded.
It is now several years since I received my first Christian Science treatment; and I can say that from the first treatment I could accomplish more work without fatigue, and that I was able to take off glasses within two weeks.
Filled with great gratitude towards our Father-Mother God, I wish to testify herewith to the healing power of Truth.
For nearly ten years before knowing of Christian Science I suffered very severely from lung trouble.
It is with great pleasure that I write about my experiences since I began the study of Christian Science.
It is now over eleven years since I first took up the study of Christian Science, and during that time I have received many blessings, physical, financial, and spiritual.
I am glad to have this opportunity of expressing my gratitude to Christian Science for all the blessings that have been brought into my life since I came into contact with it.
Expressing gratitude, by oral or written testimony, for benefits we have received from Christian Science makes us even more grateful that we know of this healing truth and how to use it.