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Christian Science is based on the teachings of Christ Jesus, and Christian Scientists are earnest students of the Scriptures.
The sermon in the Valley Stream Presbyterian Church on June 15, as reported in your issue of June 16, is certainly noteworthy for its breadth of thought and candor of statement.
It is a happy and auspicious sign of the tolerant and honest inquiry of the age in which we live that a preacher of the University Sermon should so candidly recognize the healing work of Christian Science as did the clergyman, in his interesting and stimulating sermon preached in St.
The writer of an article, under the heading "Health Hints," printed in the January 30th issue of the Fayette County Union, expressed his belief that the healing afforded through Christian Science is but a phase of so-called "mindcure.
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For about eight centuries before the birth of Jesus, the people Israel had been subjected to conquest, dispersion, exile, or tyranny by one despotic power after another—Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, Macedonia, Egypt, Syria, Rome.
It was Christ Jesus who, in his Sermon on the Mount, spoke these words: "Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
On that first Christmas night the shepherds of whom we love to read were faithful in guarding their flocks; but their gaze was not so earthbound as to make them unobservant of an unusual glory in the heavens.
Pacific Grove, California.
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It is over ten years since I took up the study of Christian Science, and I feel I must express my gratitude for the happiness and peace that have been brought into my life through its teachings.
I did not turn to Christian Science for physical healing, but became interested through the spiritual uplift my wife received from weekly visits to a faithful and loving Christian Science practitioner.
After reading a few pages of the textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, I knew at once that it revealed the truth.
The proof of the inspired teaching of our revered Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, has never been more clearly demonstrated to me than by two experiences I am about to relate.
My parents first learned of Christian Science when I was four years of age.
Eleven years ago, as a member of a theosophical society I found myself attempting to worship two gods, one spiritual, the other material; one of life and love, the other a god of fate that brought sickness and finally death.
Four years ago I suffered from a very painful foot trouble which made it almost impossible for me to perform my household duties.
All my life I had heard criticisms of Christian Science, and consequently I thought I knew all about it.
When we were moving into our present home I awakened early one morning and found that I could not arise without assistance, and was not able to move my head, as it was drawn to one side.
Eleven years ago I turned to Christian Science for the healing of my baby, then five months old, of double pneumonia.
As in a manger long ago,In Bethlehem the blest,The infant Saviour of the worldFound humble, homely rest;So to the bosom sad and lornThere comes the pledge of Christmas morn.
[Editorial in the New Outlook, Toronto, Ontario, Canada]
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