Christian scientists are trying to keep their mental homes clean, and they should be continually at work.
Christian science is a practical religion, which can be used at all times and in all places: in the home, on the school campus or athletic field, and in business.
A news item from London appearing in your paper on January 22 referred to Christian Science as "fantastic," while in another part of the article that religion was conceded to be "the greatest means of faith healing.
In reply to your correspondent, with reference to what seemed to him a contradiction in a recent lecture, may I say Christian Scientists do not deny that to human sense disease seems real, but they do insist, as your correspondent rightly states, that because God, good, has not created these evils, they are not real, and therefore are to be denied.
Christian Science is not based upon the "fantastic theory" of the "nonexistence of matter and the body," as inferred by the clergyman speaking at the Convocation of Canterbury, and reported in your issue of recent date; but we conclude that, since God, the creator, is Spirit, creation must be spiritual, and that if man is made in the image and likeness of God, he is spiritual, and not physical.
Soft meadows green in Galilee,Bright lilies blooming fair,So gently swaying on their stemsIn glowing sunlit air!
Since the beginning of the year, very few notices of the misleading biographies of our Leader have appeared in the ordinary press.
Christian Science is insistent in its declaration that there is only one Mind; that this Mind, which is God, is all-inclusive, embracing the universe and man; and that in reality only Mind and Mind's creation are true or real.
It is strange how, through misplaced faith in the obduracy of sin and disease, the inevitability of death, and the propriety of sorrow, some individuals are deceived into upholding their own oppressors.
The attendance at the Annual Meeting of The Mother Church has of late years required additional seating capacity to that of The Mother Church main auditorium, and therefore the original Mother Church auditorium has been used, being connected with the main auditorium by a public address system.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
Introductions to Lectures
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 lectures; in Great Britain and Ireland, at least five weeks before; in other European countries, at least eight weeks before.
Because the testimonies in the Christian Science periodicals and at the Wednesday evening meetings have been such a help to me, I am writing this testimony with the hope that it may benefit someone.
About thirty-one years ago my mother was led to take up the study of Christian Science through the healing of a sister who had never been strong, and who had grown very much worse at that time.
About eight years ago, when Christian Science was first mentioned to me, I was in a most miserable state both physically and mentally.
It has been said that "man's extremity is God's opportunity.
"Earth has little light or joy for mortals before Life is spiritually learned," Mrs.
I did not come into Christian Science for physical healing, as I did not know that this work formed part of the religion, although I was much in need of healing.
When I first took up the study of Christian Science I was a nervous wreck and suffering with a great many physical difficulties.
Christian Science became my religion when I was seven years old, and since then I have used it practically, according to my understanding.
It is with deep gratitude that I acknowledge the healings that have come to me since I first began to study Christian Science, more than twenty years ago.
Oh, little child of long ago,Awaking in the fitful glowOf temple lamp, a-burning low,To hear the voice of God!
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