As the writer once saw a group of messenger boys separate and hurry away in different directions, each bearing tidings of some sort, the thought came to her that we are all messengers; and the boys and girls who are hired to take communications of which they know nothing from one office or house to another, are also carrying, at the same time, messages of their own, consciously or unconsciously, and people are receiving them.
Teach me to know the pure in heartSee God; that man does not depend on mortal breathFor life, but perfect in His likeness, set apart,Can never know the enemy called death,Since God is Life.
It is disappointing to read in magazine devoted to the defense of women such unkind and untrue statements about Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, as those which appear in a book review in your March issue.
In a recent issue of the Times-Union a prominent clergyman of your city affirms that preachers and priests of this age are not given power to heal the sick, and that "no healing from physical infirmities is promised or need be expected, except according to James 5:14.
On page 8 of your issue of February 3 there is a report of a sermon; and a paragraph of this report deals with the preacher's views on what he describes as "fancy religions.
The president of the North Carolina Medical Society in his recent address at the annual meeting made some misleading statements about the practice of Christian Science, which I shall ask you to permit me to correct.
In your issue of March 28 there appeared a brief review of two books.
We say the Master spent long hoursIn prayer to God.
Every genuine student of Christian Science is grateful for the Christian Science textbooks.
Christian Science proclaims the consistency of God and His creation, of cause and effect, and from this basis refutes matter and evil in all their subjective and objective presumptions.
Occasionally Christian Science practitioners are called upon to give testimony in Court regarding their patients.
The Literature Distribution Committee of The Mother Church is continuing to assist branch churches and societies that are endeavoring to complete their Reading Room files.
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.
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It is a great joy to be able to testify to the healing power of Christian Science.
It is with an increasing sense of gratitude that I submit the following testimony to the efficacy of Christian Science.
It was indeed an important day for me when I went to live with some Christian Scientists who by their loving example led me to become interested in Christian Science.
That the truth as taught in Christian Science does heal has been proved to me in a most convincing way.
When Christian Science was brought to my attention, I was fully convinced that I had contracted tuberculosis from a loved one whom I had taken care of for several years.
It is with joy and gratitude that I wish to testify to the healing power of Truth.
In 1911 I had my first healing in Christian Science, and since then it has been my only physician.
It has been my privilege to have the help of Christian Science from birth.
In the sixty-first chapter of Isaiah we read of the blessings which are to follow the coming of the Christ, one of which is expressed in these words: "To give unto them beauty for ashes.
With a deep sense of gratitude to God and to Mary Baker Eddy I humbly offer my testimony in the hope of helping foreigners who come to this country.
I am very grateful to God and to Mary Baker Eddy for all the blessings I have received through the study of Christian Science.
[Editorial in the New Outlook, Toronto, Ontario, Canada]
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