PREPARING for and taking an examination for an advanced college or university degree have been regarded by many as fearsome, unpleasant experiences.
Let me remember the multitude of thy mercies, O God:The many pleasant ways Thy love has brought me,When sense would say 'twas but a desert place;The many wondrous things Thy law has taught meOf Principle and its redeeming grace!Let me recall the depth of consolation,When, after mighty wrestlings through the night,There waited on the mount of revelationA sacred stillness and transfiguring light,Through which was seen Thy changeless love enfoldingThe universe and Thine own image, man,Thy law omnipotent forever holdingEach little one within Thy holy plan.
A recent Herald contained a church announcement of a series of sermons on false religions, in which Christian Science was mentioned.
Yes, many people are turning to Christian Science, as indicated in the feature column "Whirligigs" in your issue of August 3.
In your issue of June 23 a clergyman is reported to have made the following astounding statement.
In your issue of yesterday a bishop is reported to have said in reference to Christian Science, "To neglect what God has given us and then to pray to Him to help us in our sickness is blasphemy.
Behold! an open door!Arise and make thy wayInto the paradise which fond and false beliefHad barred.
Over one hundred articles and quotations from the Monitor and the Christian Science Sentinel have been published in Rhode Island newspapers during the past year.
The ordinary thought of sacrifice, involving as it does the surrender or destruction of something desirable, is not particularly joyous and attractive to men.
Our spiritually illumined Leader, Mrs.
A Christian Scientist in Los Angeles, California, assures us that an Item of Interest which appeared in the Christian Science Sentinel of November 4, 1933, bore fruit in her experience.
"After ye were illuminated".
Camberley, Surrey, England.
Applications for admission to membership in The Mother Church may be sent to the Clerk at any time throughout the year.
I should like to take this means of expressing my deep gratitude to God and Christian Science.
Fourteen years ago, after an accident in which my right shoulder was injured, I was told by the doctors that an operation would be necessary before I could have the use of that arm, which was hanging helpless.
With gladness do I bear witness to one of the many wonderful experiences which have ineffably enriched me since I began to follow the teachings of Christian Science.
Christian Science found me in a mental state wherein life did not seem worth living, and each day was a struggle.
Some years ago, while living in another state, I took up the study of Christian Science.
Profound gratitude impels me to join in the pæan of praise, voiced in our periodicals, for blessings received through an understanding of the teachings of our Master, Christ Jesus—an understanding made possible through the great work of Mary Baker Eddy.
Now that about thirteen years have passed since I first became a student of Christian Science I wish to testify to my increasing appreciation of what it has done for me and is doing for all mankind.
It is now nineteen years since I first turned to Christian Science in an hour of great need, and received my first healings from many inharmonies, both mental and physical.
In reviewing my steps since coming into Christian Science, I feel moved to express through the periodicals my gratitude for healing and protection received through the Christ, Truth, which leads us onward from sense to Soul.
I have often felt that I should express my gratitude for the many benefits I have received from Christian Science.
God help me as a little child of ThineThy kingdom to discern—Thy plan divine!Let singleness of heart guide thought aright,Let me behold the real through truth's clear light.
[Extract from a broadcast of the National Broadcasting Company, given by Stanley High]
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