I have besought my Father for a gift,For He has said, "Ask what you will of Me;"And knowing that I am His son and heirI bridled not my craving, nor did wearA suppliant look, but gazed, courageous-eyed,Up to His throne and cried:"Give me the greatest blessing that You hold,Nor fame, nor length of days, nor useless gold;The gift of gifts I ask You for my part—'An understanding heart.
In a recent issue your report of a sermon by a rabbi contains a reference to Christian Science which requires a brief correction.
A communication appeared in your recent issue which is very misleading in its statements regarding Christian Science and its Discoverer and Founder, Mary Baker Eddy.
It is not my purpose to enter into any controversy with our critic.
Denial that there is divine healing and criticism of those engaged in healing the sick by spiritual means alone, coming from a preacher in a Breckenridge pulpit recently, must be a surprise to those remembering the last command of Jesus to his followers as reported in Mark: "And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; they shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover.
My attention has been called to the editorial remarks in a recent issue of the Telegram in regard to a clergyman's advocating faith in God's healing powers, the remarks ending with the question, "Did the reverend doctor ever hear of faith curing a broken leg in modern times?
That Christian Scientists not only are to believe in God,—that He is and that He is available to meet the needs of mankind,—but are to prove their understanding of God and His creation through practical demonstrations, Mrs.
Spiritual growth is a great necessity.
In the preparation for the life of a soldier there is many a lesson which, if viewed from the standpoint of one unversed in soldiery, might appear to be of very little if of any importance.
Announcement is made of a series of eight new black and white photographic post cards of the Sanatorium of The Christian Science Benevolent Association, as follows:
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 and in the Dominion of Canada which wish to give lectures during the first two months of the next lecture year, namely, July and August, are requested to inform the Board of Lectureship before June 1.
I wish to express my gratitude to Mrs.
I have been helped through the testimonies of others so many times that I wish to tell something of what Christian Science has done for my children and me.
With great joy I add my testimony to the efficacy of Christian Science to heal sorrow and sickness and sin.
With a grateful heart I wish to express my appreciation of all the good that has come to me through Christian Science; for through it I have often been healed physically and mentally, and my spiritual understanding has daily increased.
Christian Science came to us over six years ago, and since that time it has been our only physician.
For so many years I have been encouraged by the testimonies in the Sentinel that I now feel I must give mine with the earnest desire of helping others.
Like the song of those who "had gotten the victory over the beast," as heard by the Revelator, "Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty," is the song of those who are finding health, hope, and happiness through Christian Science.
Having had the joy of knowing of Christian Science since 1918, I can say what a great comfort it has been to me.
I wish to express my gratitude for Christian Science and its healing power.
For several years I have been interested in Christian Science and have had many healings, but a healing which I had some time ago seemed to me more wonderful than any other I had experienced.
I lived for many years in a small town in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, and did not hear of Christian Science until 1911.
Consumption and cancer were prevalent in my family.
[From an editorial in the Summer Gazette, lowa]
Announcement is made of a revision in the prices of the morocco-bound small pocket editions of Mrs.