The children's hour is truly manifested in the Christian Science Sunday School, since no one is permitted to be present but the children, the officers, and the teachers.
A correspondent, in a series of articles published by you not long ago, attempted to cover the chief points of a religion which has spread throughout the world in the last sixty years wholly because of the healing of sickness and the overcoming of sin which has resulted from its teaching, and also attempted to review the life of the Founder of this religion, Mary Baker Eddy, who has been described by Charles Francis Potter in his book, "The Story of Religion," as "the most compelling figure in American religious history.
A speaker who recently addressed a group of students in the State University of Iowa was reported in the Daily Iowan of June 7 to have said of Christian Science, and various other methods of healing which he discussed, that "their greatest assets" were "credulity and the power of suggestion.
Christian Science is a reinstatement of primitive Christianity as taught and demonstrated by the master Christian Christ Jesus, a practical religion that has brought immeasurable blessings to the human race in healing the sick, reforming the sinner, comforting the sorrowing, and relieving the distress of poverty and despair.
Gently the day breaks, and all earth is waking;Sunbeams are drinking the dew from the lea;Morning is here, and from out vibrant stillness,Love's work is calling—is beckoning me.
The committee's work in press matters touching Christian Science was greater than usual during the past year.
In teaching that God, divine Mind, is infinite good, and that man is the image or reflection of Mind and therefore expresses unlimited good, Christian Science is doing more for the health of mankind than any other agency in the world to-day.
In the parable of the two houses, the one built on the rock and the other on the sand, Jesus gave an illustration of material mutability and spiritual immutability.
To insure that complete lecture notices be printed in the Sentinel, detailed information should reach the Editorial Department regarding lectures in the United States and Canada, at least four weeks before the date of the lecture; in Great Britain and Ireland, at least five weeks before; in other European countries, at least eight weeks before.
About seven years ago, after a sentence of death had been pronounced on me several years before, the difficulty being cancer of the stomach, I became very ill and the doctors diagnosed the trouble as a tumor on the brain.
I wish to give thanks to almighty God for a proof I have recently received of the wonderful healing power of Christian Science.
Christian Science has changed my life entirely; it has given me hope, courage, faith in God, peace of mind, joy, health, and happiness, together with a better understanding of God and of man's relationship to Him.
It is difficult to express all that Christian Science has meant to me in the last ten years, during which I have gradually emerged from a very material state of mind to one that is at least joyfully seeking spirituality.
I am grateful to God that I have been brought into Christian Science.
At the age of fifty-five I had a nervous breakdown.
God has healed every illness in our home for over twelve years, and for about eight years before my marriage Truth healed all my discomforts.
With a grateful heart I wish to express my sincere gratitude for all the blessings and healings which have come to me through Christian Science.
It is with sincere gratitude that I give this testimony of the happiness and the healings that have come to me in the past four years through an understanding of Christian Science.
Into the secret placeOf Love's abiding,Humbly, with gratitude,My Lord, I fare;With joy in Thy service—Trusting, confiding,Thus may my life becomeUnceasing prayer.
Orders for the Works of Mary Baker Eddy