Among people of culture, it is considered objectionable to make personal remarks or to indulge in personalities.
Father, it is a little thing to thank TheeFor each good gift that cometh from above,Yet, do we not at times receive, unmindful,The wondrous blessings of Thy perfect love?
The statements about Christian Science in the article, "The Home of Religious Crazes," in your issue of the 22d ult.
A sermon on Christian Science, as reported in your issue of April 22, gives a very wrong impression of Christian Science which I would appreciate the privilege of correcting.
Recently two correspondents, one writing in your issue of June 8 and the other on June 13, inaccurately and inadequately made use of a statement from the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
In a recent issue of the News the minister of your local Christian church took occasion to refer to Christian Science in a sermon he delivered, making statements which, if not corrected, might leave a false impression with your readers.
Eight men at the "Honor Farm," which is operated in connection with the penitentiary, and fifteen men at the main institution are seriously studying the Bible and the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
Father, 'tis not for wealth I pray—Wealth that is gold;My needs are met afresh each day.
In a masterly exhortation to righteousness, Paul calls upon the Christians at Ephesus, in recognition of God's bestowals, to speak to themselves "in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,.
Paul beseeches the Ephesians to walk worthily "with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love.
If men better understood the nature of God, if they realized that His goodness is unlimited, they would never cease to be grateful.
October 25, 1929 Churches of Christ, Scientist, of Greater New York
The recent meeting of churches of greater New York to bring about cooperation in lifting the debt of local churches still encumbered may naturally cause inquiries from other localities as to the best means of procedure to accomplish desired results.
The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts, announces a free public lecture on Christian Science by Judge Samuel W.
Thirteen years ago I was wretched over the condition of a twin sister, to whom I was devotedly attached.
I am sincerely grateful that I gained some knowledge of Christian Science as a child.
I became interested in Christian Science in 1917.
When my youngest child was eight months old she fell from the bed on to her back, striking the top of her head on the edge of an open door.
When Christian Science was introduced to me, I had for many years been trying to serve God, but never found the satisfaction that I seemed to need.
With deep gratitude for the healing which Christian Science has brought into our home, after materia medica had failed, I am sending this testimony so that others may be encouraged when the way seems dark.
In 1901 Christian Science was presented to me by my sister, who gave me a copy of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy and told me that if ever I were in great need, this little book would show me the way to solve my problem.
Out of gratitude for all that God has done for me through Christian Science, I send this testimony.
I wish to acknowledge what Christian Science has done for me; for without its help I either would not be here, or would be a hopeless invalid.
I was healed of pneumonia and hemorrhage of the lungs in five weeks with the help of a loving Christian Science practitioner, and at the end of eight weeks was back at work.
Now would we thank Thee, Father, for this day,Wherein to overcome, to watch and pray;Untiring in our efforts to effaceEarth's concepts false, vain theories displace,With endless patience weighing every thought,Except of Thee, rejecting each as naughtUntil, with mortal self so sacrificed,We gain a clearer vision of the Christ.
There is such music in the word "Thanksgiving"! It stirs notes of old strains, present singing, and future chords in the very naming of it.
Thanksgiving is, and ought to be, the deepest note in real Christian faith and experience.
There is no quality which is more of a life preserver to the moral and spiritual nature than that of thankfulness.
In our prayers of thanksgiving this week let us thank God for our friends.
Gratitude leads to nobler service.
Orders for Mrs Eddy's Works should be addressed to and remittances therefor made payable to Harry I Hunt, Publishers' Agent, 107 Falmouth Street, Back Bay Station, Boston, Massachusetts.