How much can be accomplished in the daily round if we but understand something of the adjustment which takes place in human affairs through thinking as God causes His children to think—by bringing the inspiration gained on the hilltops of Zion into our attitude towards our fellow men! In our intercourse with one another, how can we help and uplift, how break down the walls of separation erected by false education by the idiosyncrasies of so-called mortal mind, by difficult temperaments, stubborn willfulness, jealousy, and selfishness, so often seeming to reign within?
In learning anew the Lord's Prayer, as it is interpreted in Christian Science, we perceive in the words, "Thy will be done," a new significance.
O God, I thank Thee for the meadow brownsAnd for the yellow hay,For bird and bee and bluey dragon flyAbout my path to-dayI thank Thee greatly for the hazelnutsThat hang in the high hedge,And for the berry blossoming so rareAlong the water's edge.
My attention has been called to part of a sermon published in your esteemed paper of November 25, in which a pastor says a Christian Scientist he once knew "never spoke of salvation.
In reply to a clergyman whose address appears in your issue of November 26, let me say that it consists of many denials which I will take Seriatim and explain.
In a talk on the religious persecutions in Russia, as reported in De Gooi-en Eemlander of April 4, I read the following passage: "Here the speaker pointed out the contrast between conscious Christendom and the conscious anti-Christendom which one observes to-day, especially among the new generation.
When expressing his opinion as to probable reasons for the growth of the Christian Science organization a clergy-man, who was quoted in the January 18 issue of the Record, gave as one reason the fact that "Christian Science has in its teachings some valuable truth.
I am in a position to state authoritatively that the Christian Science movement during the past few years has made enormous growth all over the world, and that it has never been in such a flourishing position as it is to-day.
The discovery of Christian Science had to be followed by the founding thereof.
Every normal human being desires to be divinely wise, to preserve harmony in his character, experience, home, and career; and he lovingly desires this harmony for all individuals and nations, for divine Love and wisdom are eternally allied.
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I feel that the joy, peace, and confidence which have come into my life since my introduction to Christian Science have been so complete than I cannot go on and not express my heartfelt gratitude for them.
At a time of great disappointment, a gleam of hope came to me through reading the textbook of Christian Science, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
In deep gratitude for the change which Christian Science has wrought in my life I am writing this testimony, in the hope that it will bless others, especially mothers.
When I was a very small lad my mother became an earnest student of Christian Science, and for many years I had the privilege of attending the Sunday school of a branch church.
Gratitude for the blessings I have received in Christian Science prompts me to give this testimony.
I am sending this testimony in the hope that it will help someone as Christian Science has helped me.
With heartfelt gratitude and a desire to help someone who may need this comforting assurance, I bear witness to the healing of mucous colitis through Christian Science treatment.
With a deep sense of gratitude for such wonderful blessings as have come to me through reading the testimonies found in The Christian Science Journal and the Christian Science Sentinel, I wish to submit my own testimony.
My attention was called to Christian Science by the marvelous healing of my sister after she was pronounced dying of tuberculosis.
A young man attending a Sunday morning service in a branch Church of Christ, Scientist, made this remark: "I wonder what so many men find in that service!" This incident recalled many blessings, and particularly a healing I received several years ago.
[From a correspondent in the Vrijzinnig-godsdienstig Kerkblad, Groningen, Holland (translation)]
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