It is interesting to note that in his desire to ascertain the views of those surrounding him regarding John, and in elucidating the Baptist's mission, Jesus, as was oftentimes his wont when any subject was under discussion, addressed pertinent questions to his hearers.
The close study of the Lord's Prayer, with its spiritual interpretation given by our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, on pages 16 and 17 of "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," leads to the true understanding of the law, as given by Moses.
Albert E. Lombard, Committee on Publication for Southern California,
- San Diego
May I reply to recent inferences, in "To-day" implying that healing by spiritual means will not "cure you if there is anything really the matter with you" and that spiritual healing "won't cure a broken leg, an aching tooth, or a cancer.
Albert J. Windle, Committee on Publication for Nottinghamshire,
I am prompted to ask, after reading the report in the Guardian of a clergyman's address at the anniversary of the General Hospital, Why should it be thought an incredible thing that God should heal the sick by spiritual means?
Theodore Burkhart, Committee on Publication for the State of Oregon,
In the Guard's announcement last week of an adult school of religious education to be conducted by the pastor of the Unitarian church, a number of the topics to be discussed were mentioned, among them "some recent intrusions from the Orient such as theosophy, Christian Science, Bahaiism, Neo-Catholicism, etc.
Philip H. Simpson, Committee on Publication for Cape Province, South Africa,
- Cape Town
The article appearing in the columns of your journal of October 11, on the subject of Christian Scientists' seeking the sacrament and other rites of the Anglican church, and the remarks of the Dean of Johannesburg thereto anent, does require explanation, which you have so kindly invited.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE draws a clear line of distinction between unselfed love, as the reflection of divine Love, replete with healing power, and the merely human unselfishness which holds itself at the beck and call of individuals, some of whom may be unreasonably exacting.
Testimonies of healings brought about at authorized lecturers 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.
Before I took up Christian Science, I could not understand why my loved ones seemed obliged to endure so much suffering, but I clung to the thought that somewhere, some way, and sometime, everything would be all right with God.
Ethel M. Janes
with contributions from William Arthur Janes
Christian Science was first presented to me when I was in a state of chronic ill health owing to dyspepsia; but I was not ready for it then, and struggled on for a long time trying doctors, remedies, and dieting.
We read in Isaiah, "Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.