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Jesus said, "Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall...
Jesus said, "Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." I am more grateful each day that this truth as taught in Christian Science came to my parents when I was a baby. I have known no other religion, and God has been my only physician; thereby I have been freed from unlearning many of the material beliefs so prevalent in mortal existence.
It was a wonderful and much appreciated privilege for me to attend the Christian Science Sunday School all my childhood and up to the age of twenty years. I can truly say that the instruction given in our Sunday schools establishes one's understanding on the "rock," which Mrs. Eddy defines as "spiritual foundation; Truth" (Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, p. 593). The Sunday school grew to be such a joy to me that when it came time to leave, a great sense of loss and unhappiness overwhelmed me. As I worked over this problem I began to see that this was a step of progress, and therefore, since God's child is always in a state of progression, I could not suffer from loss or unhappiness of any kind. Shortly after, I was led to take another progressive step, for I became a member of a branch church and later a member of The Mother Church. Christian Science was a constant help during my school work, and is continuing to be an ever present help through my experiences in the business world.
When I was a small child a pan of boiling water was accidentally spilled over one of my arms from shoulder to finger tips. Instead of being allowed to entertain any sense of fear, I was immediately reminded of the Sunday school lesson which I had been studying earlier in the afternoon. It was a review of the Lord's Prayer, and as my mother and I repeated and studied it, all thought of the previous moment entirely left us. Three hours later we were unable to tell which arm had been burned, for the one was as entirely free from either spot or blemish as the other. The healing was accomplished quickly, thus proving that when we turn to God for help He never fails us.
Communion and Companionship
ANNA S. RAYNOLDS
WILLIAM FRANCIS BURT
From Conservatism to Conviction
ELIZABETH MARIA CORDSEN
The Guidance of Divine Love
RUTH C. EISEMAN
MYRA A. PAINE
The Substitute Sunday School Teacher
DAISY CYNTHIA WOOD
Keeping the Door Shut
EDNA H. HOWE
The gracious references to Christian Science in an article...
Albert E. Lombard, Committee on Publication for Southern California,
A correspondent in a letter in the Newcastle Journal of...
John H. O'Loughlin, Committee on Publication for Northumberland,
In your issue of September 30, in the article "The Appropriation...
Meinrad Schnewlin, Committee on Publication for German-speaking Switzerland,
AMY A. CHOISY
Violet Ker Seymer
W. Stuart Booth
with contributions from Helen M. Denny, George Potenger, Mary Bode, Elisabeth T. Morse, Beatrice M. Whitley, Gwendollyn Llewellyn Foss, Charles Jackson Jones, Mabel A. Salt, George Henry Trader
With an earnest desire that this may encourage someone...
Mary Scott Boston with contributions from Charles E. Boston
With a desire to obey the injunction, "In all thy ways...
Mary R. Normandin
Having received so many benefits from reading the testimonies...
William Willard Mulvaney
I want to express my gratitude for more than twenty years...
Pearl Ryan Whiffen
It is with deepest gratitude that I give this testimony...
Elizabeth S. Leeds
In 1919, when I was serving on a British cruiser stationed...
Percival Hunt Ogden
Signs of the Times
with contributions from Canon Rowed, Herbert Welch, Fred Smith