Although Christian Science is applicable to our every human problem and is available in every circumstance of our lives, young Christian Scientists who wish to learn to be truly scientific Christians need to analyze the motives which lie behind the desire to make what we call a demonstration.
A correspondent in your issue of October 13 is mistaken in his estimate of Christian Science.
In your "Religious and Philanthropic Notes" in the Barbados Advocate there was a reference to Christian Science which needs explanation, and I therefore ask the favor of space in your paper for that purpose.
Your issue of May 3 contains a letter commenting on the teachings of Christian Science, and I shall appreciate your publishing this reply.
When I was asked to speak this evening I looked up the word "advertise" and found that the most comprehensive definition given was "to inform.
As if in amplification of the first of the Ten Commandments, "Thou shalt have no other gods before me," the second prohibits the making, worshiping, or serving of graven images or the likeness of any material thing.
The revelation of Christian Science lifts us above gloomy superstition, sanctimonious suffering, or the belief that backward steps prelude forward steps, and vice versa.
All readers of The Christian Science Monitor will doubtless concur in the statement that the advertising columns render service.
The publication of a vest pocket edition of Science and Health in antique grain, autumn brown morocco, now makes this edition of the textbook available in black, blue, or brown morocco, paper lined.
"He hath filled Zion with judgment and righteousness".
When Christian Science was presented to me ten years ago, I had been ill for over three months with what a specialist diagnosed as acute liver trouble affecting the diaphragm and the lungs.
Recently while completing some knitting which required very close, steady work, I became aware of the fact that though my eyes were completely healed over fourteen years ago, I had never written a testimony for the Christian Science periodicals.
Christian Science was presented to me by a relative, but I shunned it because I thought I wanted nothing to do with a religion founded by a woman.
I am always glad to express my gratitude for Christian Science, and I especially appreciate our periodicals, which provide a wider opportunity for expressing this gratitude.
In Isaiah we read, "The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined.
From my very childhood I loved to trust in God and to think of Him as always near me and able to help me.
For many years Christian Science has been the only physician in our family, and we have experienced many wonderful healings.
The opening line of the Preface to Science and Health reads, "To those leaning on the sustaining infinite, to-day is big with blessings.
It is with a heart full of gratitude that I testify to the healing power of Christian Science.
OH, Thou almighty power above,Who rulest us alone with love,Thou, now and ever, be our guide,Thy wisdom sure, all good betide;May we no error, sin, or painAccept, or falsely entertain;No sorrow, gloom, or sudden fearBe near us while sojourning here;May Thy dear love keep sin away,And lighten for us every day.
[From the Evening News, Newark, New Jersey]
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