Nearly twenty-six years ago Christian Science came to...

Nearly twenty-six years ago Christian Science came to me as a direct answer to prayer. I had long and earnestly prayed for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit, and Christian Science came to me as an answer to that prayer, though it was not till years afterwards that I recognized how direct the answer had been.

It was not the search for physical healing that brought me to Christian Science, but the search for a demonstrable knowledge of God. I had been brought up in a Christian home, and from childhood had learned to love the Bible; and even as a boy I began to enter into Christian work, to which, later, with the study of the Bible, I devoted all my spare time. On several occasions I preached vehemently against Christian Science, only to learn that it was not Christian Science I had preached against, but my own misconception of it. Now I know that there is not a man, woman, or child in the world who, if he really knew what Christian Science is, would not seek for it with all his heart.

Testimony of Healing
I first became interested in Christian Science about...
October 6, 1928

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