"Oh, you are too old-fashioned! Times and customs have changed.
The breaking morn, refreshed with sparkling dew;The busy noontide too;And radiant evening, coloring the west,With night, for needful rest,Are not, as heretofore, mere fleeting time,But cycles for sublimeAnd ceaseless thanks to God, wherein to bringOur instant praise, and sing!For now, unfolding to our inward sightBy Scripture's unlocked light,Is seen a nobler man, gracious and kind,Likeness of perfect Mind,Reflecting love, joy, goodness, peace, and health—Spirit's unfailing wealth!In man's glad sonship, then, let us rejoiceWith heart and ampler voice,And thanks unceasing to the Father giveIn whom we ever live.
I respect the evident desire of your correspondent "Anti-Humbug" to arrive at a clear statement of facts regarding the Christian Science organization and its Founder, Mary Baker Eddy.
Your issue of February 15 carried a report of a meeting of the Belles Lettres Club.
In an article entitled "Dead for an Hour" in this week's issue of your Sunday paper, a doctor refers to Christian Science and quotes "faith without works is dead," suggesting that this passage advocates the necessity of combining faith with material methods of healing.
It is a mistake to describe Christian Science as "mental suggestion" and "faith-healing," or to limit its healings to mental diseases caused by hysteria, or to characterize it as a cult.
The newspapers of the Transvaal continue to be friendly to the Christian Science movement.
Materially-Minded men may dubiously deny and dispute the declaration that there is available to mankind the Science of liberty, by means of which the fetters of fear, disease, poverty, sin, and discord may be both broken and banished.
Christian Scientists give supreme place to spiritual inquiry, and by this method see beyond the enigma of material existence and find healing for its discords.
The Canadian National Exhibition is being held in Toronto, Ontario, this summer, from August 24 to September 8.
Muizenberg, Cape Province, South Africa.
"In knowledge and in all judgment".
Before taking up the study of Christian Science my concept of God was very vague, and likewise very unsatisfactory.
For a number of years the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, has been my daily companion.
Deeply grateful for an experience of healing, I wish to share with others the helpful lessons learned therefrom.
From my earliest recollections I had attacks of indigestion, accompanied by a general upset physical condition.
I was a member of an orthodox church, but I scoffed at what I thought Christian Science to be.
In April, 1931, I was spending a holiday at home with my parents, and they told me of Christian Science, with which they had recently become acquainted.
Twenty years ago my mother was quickly healed of severe sick headaches by Christian Science treatment.
The first time Christian Science was presented to me I refused to accept it, thinking it was just another ism.
A dear friend led me to Christian Science about ten years ago.
Rich blessings fill my every hour,Love's power protects me from all harm;I walk secure from every ill,Held by God's everlasting arm.
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