I notice in your issue of Saturday an account of a religious...

Chester Chronicle

I notice in your issue of Saturday an account of a religious gathering at Hoole Old Hall in which the preacher is reported to have referred to Christian Science as "a substitute for the Christian gospel; " and as such a remark indicates a complete misapprehension of the teaching and status of Christian Science, I venture to ask space for this brief statement of Christian Science in relationship to the teaching and works of Jesus the Christ.

While Christian Science differs in no way from the teaching of the Founder of Christianity, from the gospel brought to the world by Jesus, yet it admittedly and markedly differs from all other denominations, inasmuch as it presents the whole of the gospel of Jesus with the "signs following" which he promised should follow those that believe on him, and which were the normal accompaniment of the lives of the Christians of the first three centuries, as shown by historical records.

By classing Christian Science with spiritualism, the preacher clearly indicated his complete misapprehension of the former, because the differences between them are fundamental. In the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," Mrs. Eddy devotes a whole chapter to exposing these differences, and a perusal of it will convince any unbiased inquirer of the fundamental nature of these differences.

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