"And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart.
The teachings of Christian Science relative to the unreality of evil are criticized in a letter which appeared in a recent number of the Detroit Free Press.
A recent issue contains an article by a reverend doctor entitled, "The Deep Need of the Human Heart," in which a reference is made to Christian Science, which requires a brief correction.
Christian Science does not deny any of the teachings of God and is not leading souls to hell, as was stated by a preacher in a sermon recently reported by you.
The writer of the article entitled "Modern Substitutes for Religion"—spiritualism, theosophy, and Christian Science—which appeared recently in your paper has, in his attack on Christian Science allowed himself to repeat the same overworked, erroneous statements about this religion which have been repeated in the press many times during the past year.
In a feature story published by you recently there is given a wrong impression which I would appreciate space to correct.
My attention has been drawn to the report in your recent issue of a speech by a clergyman at the Mount Tabor Young Men's Forum, on "Christian Science," which, as reported, contains a number of incorrect and misleading statements regarding Christian Science and which, therefore, it is my duty to ask you, in the public interest, to correct by publishing this letter.
I am grateful for the sunshine warm,Bright symbol of the Father's love;For all the flowers He gives the earth,And for the shining stars above;
The mental state termed "tolerance" is well worthy of general cultivation.
In "Miscellaneous Writings".
During the vacation season many subscribers wish the periodicals sent to their summer addresses.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
Testimonies of healings brought about at authorized lectures on Christian Science will be published in The Christian Science Journal or the Christian Science Sentinel, when verified as are other testimonies appearing in the periodicals.
In October, 1917, having for several months spent most of my time in bed, being stricken, according to many physicians, with tuberculosis of the lungs, I was suffering a great deal, and every night I thought I should not live until morning.
It is with gratitude to Christ Jesus, the Way-shower; to Mrs.
For two years I suffered from intestinal catarrh.
I did not become a student of the textbook of Christian Science, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, with the hope of being benefited thereby, but for quite another reason, namely, to enable me intelligently to criticize a friend who was a student of Christian Science.
Christian Science came into my life in answer to prayer.
In the spring of 1924 I had an attack of pneumonia so severe that I was in a semiconscious condition; in fact, I believed I was passing on when my son called a dear practitioner, who lovingly responded to the call and started to treat me.
I did not begin the study of Christian Science for myself, but in order to help another.
Although professing to be a Christian and striving to be kind and charitable, there was a time in my life when I ridiculed Christian Science.
At one time, while I was cooking, a large saucepan of lard suddenly ignited, and while I was putting out the flames nearly the whole of my face and both my hands were severely burned.
Seek the priceless vision, hold it in thy heart,When thou once hast seen it, let it not depart;
[President Coolidge, as quoted in the Boston Post, Massachusetts]