Even before the beggar who, "at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful," asked an alms, and responded to Peter's words, "Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk," the world had been gradually learning that money can buy neither happiness, health, nor harmony.
At periods of the school year when examinations have to be faced, these events may be regarded as ordeals by many students.
Two letters in a recent issue of the Advertiser under the caption "Divine Healing" refer to the "blood atonement" as the basis of faith, and state that Christian Scientists deny this.
In your issue of the 9th, which contained a report of a lecture given in the Wesley Hall, Christian Science is mentioned in close connection with hypnotism, suggestion, occultism, clarivoyance, fortune telling, and spiritualism.
Only one whose information was obtained from unreliablo sources could have made statements such as those in the letter printed in the Shepherdstown Register concerning Christian Science and its Discoverer and Founder, Mary Baker Eddy.
Your correspondent in a recent issue again expresses his views upon spiritual man and says, "If spiritual man, misusing his God-given right, should seek to unfold divine Mind to himself faster than God unfolds Himself to him, then all such supposed knowledge would be erroneous and would tend to obscure the knowledge of true being that he already possessed.
The Committee is happy to report steady progress during the past eight months in the Christian Science work carried on at the above-mentioned institutions, and this has been made possible by the loving support and cooperation received from the participating churches and societies and also from individual Christian Scientists.
When darkening shadows rest upon my heartAnd subtly vex me and confuse my day,I know the light of Truth is where Thou art;And seeking Thee, I find my peaceful way.
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The widening of our mental horizons, the purpose of the new section of The Christian Science Monitor, will make an especial appeal to Christian Scientists.
Heartfelt appreciation for the Christian Science literature, which Mrs.
Beginning January 3, 1934, The Christian Science Monitor will take another forward step in its progress as an international daily newspaper by adding a new feature in the form of a special section to be included with each Wednesday issue.
In considering the schedule for the Lesson-Sermons for the year 1934, please note that there are only twenty-five Sundays in the six months January-June.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
As an expression of gratitude for many blessings received through the study and application of Christian Science, I hereby add my testimony.
My first experience with Christian Science was when some literature on the subject was placed in my hands on board an army transport leaving France, following the world war.
I am very happy to acknowledge the debt of gratitude I owe to our beloved Leader for giving to the world the practical truths revealed through Christian Science.
Christian Science has been my only physician for over twenty years.
There are a great many reasons why I am grateful for Christian Science.
In October, 1922, I was suffering from the effects of a series of operations, preceded by a Caesarean operation.
For sixteen years I have been a student of Christian Science, during which time I have experienced many blessings and benefits in the way of physical and spiritual healing.
After becoming interested in Christian Science, through my mother's healing of a serious heart trouble, I often wondered whether it would act quickly enough in cases of great pain.
It is with deepest gratitude to God and to our beloved Leader that I wish to give this testimony.
I am very grateful for all the Christian Science literature; the splendid articles and testimonies in the Journal and Sentinel have helped me on many occasions to allay fear and banish discouragement.
As, silently, the steadfast starsReign in the realm of night,So, potently, God's will of goodReigns through the thoughts of right.
[From the Times, London, England]
Orders for the Works of Mary Baker Eddy