I have one all-inclusive duty—one,And only one: to testify of Thee.
The kindly tone of a writer's reference to Christian Science in a recent issue of your paper is much appreciated.
Your recent issue contains a letter on the subject of Christian Science which needs correction.
An article appearing in your recent issue under the heading "Curing by Faith" purports to emanate from an adherent of "an independent minority movement in Christian Science.
In his address here before the Pacific slope Congregational congress, as reported in the Oregonian, a doctor gave some interesting figures bearing upon the possibility of a shifting of Christian leadership west of the Rockies from five of the older representative Protestant denominations to three of the "newer sects," reporting that the Christian Scientists, the Mormons, and Seventh Day Adventists show a gain of seven hundred and seventeen churches in this territory over a ten-year period, as against a loss of five hundred and six on the part of the Baptists, Episcopalians, Congregationalists, Methodists, and Presbyterians.
In the Albertan recently there appeared an advertisement containing these words: "Man Is Never Sick; Sickness Is Not Real: Who Said This?
Gratitude is uncomplaining,Never counting cost of loving,Never asking or requiringMore than to acknowledge blessing.
Examination for membership in a Christian Science church is not merely to ascertain how much an applicant knows of Christian Science, but also to learn how greatly he desires to know more.
The references to the life, experience, and habits of the Master with which the four Gospels are replete stir the sentiments of love and veneration which constitute worship; and no custom of his, perhaps, makes stronger appeal than his habit of frequent prayer.
Fear appears to brood ominously over the whole human race.
Until Christian Science revealed to humanity the scientific, enlightened mode of thinking, true and false thoughts were accepted without much discrimination.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
I had always been a student of the Bible and knew the letter of it, but not the spirit.
I am happy to be able to bear testimony to a healing obtained through Christian Science.
For the encouragement of those who may be suffering, I desire to relate my experience of the perfect healing of a cancer.
I wish to express my gratitude for the many blessings which have come to me through the study and application of Christian Science.
I had known of Christian Science for several years when I was afflicted with a serious throat condition.
Over eighteen years ago I began the study of Christian Science.
I am grateful to have the opportunity to express my gratitude to God, the Giver of all good, for Christian Science.
It was in the springtime of 1916 that I crossed the ocean, trying to get away from the trouble which was going on in Europe.
I am indeed grateful for the priceless gift of Christian Science.
When in our thoughts sweet flowers bloomThey make green gardens out of sorrow grow,And banish gloom.