"But above all things Truth beareth away the victory.
ONE by one the little yellow nasturtiums dropped into the flower basket as they were picked from an abundantly blooming row.
To pray is to aspire to holy thought,To hold to things by mortal eye unseen,To hush the voice of sense and calmly waitFor that which prophets hear, the "still small voice.
In your recent issue there appeared an article on faith healing in which incorrect reference was made to Christian Science.
A clergyman, in a sermon recently appearing in your paper, says that Mary Baker Eddy, Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, had "usurped the function and prerogatives of Christ to a greater or lesser degree.
In reply to the letter published in your issue of October 11, let me answer your correspondent's questions seriatim.
[Semiannual Report of Committee on Christian Science Work in the Army and Navy at Los Angeles, California]
May God, who gave you to me for a friendReveal Himself to youMore fully, and all earth-torn fissures mendBetter than we could do;While on His Word alone shall each depend,And every dawn anewOn swift white wings of prayer a blessing send,Purer than dew;That in His love our lives unseen may blendAnd, daily, closer, through His life ascend,As Truth's bright rays our outward days defendFrom aught that love could rue;So that the joy enfolding us may lendJoy to the whole world too,Till, ripened in the Love which knows no endAll ages through,We dwell in that high secret place, my friend,Love always knew!
Although the healing of disease occupied a prominent place in the ministry of Christ Jesus, Christians ceased almost entirely to practice it about three centuries after the crucifixion.
In speaking of the blessings of Spirit, Mrs.
The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts, announces a free public lecture on Christian Science by William Wallace Porter, C.
To insure that complete lecture notices be printed in the Sentinel, detaild 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.
It was twelve years ago that I first heard of Christian Science.
Christian Science was brought to my attention many times before I wanted it, or rather before I knew I wanted it.
When my attention was first called to "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy I read these words on <a class="tome-reference"
My mother became interested in Christian Science when I was a boy in my teens, and it was my privilege to attend the Christian Science Sunday School for several years.
I first became interested in Christian Science in 1916.
Over twenty years ago I was instantaneously healed of consumption through reading "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
Fourteen years ago I attended my first service in a Christian Science church.
After some years of physical misery and moments of intense pain, I was told by physicians in several towns that only an operation could remove the ulcerated condition from which I was suffering.
I wish to express gratitude for the many healings which I have experienced during the past nine years through the study of Christian Science.
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