The purpose of an examination in school is to find out what one knows, not that of which one is ignorant.
There is no burdenLove cannot bear,There is no sorrowLove will not share;There is no darkness,No doubt or despair,No height nor depth,But Love is there.
A correspondent, in his reply to my letter in your previous issue, says that Christian Science, instead of being based on the Bible, contradicts it in teaching and belief.
Christ Jesus proclaimed, "I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.
Though dark may seem the way and long,Though doubt and fear oppress, the sighOf woe might find a way to song,Could we but have a seeing eye
[Extracts from Semiannual Report of Committee on Christian Science Work in the Army and Navy at Los Angeles, California]
Two passages of Scripture stand out before the thought as one considers spiritual healing.
The phenomena of matter and of physical embodiment are due to ignorance of God, Spirit, and from this ignorance spring all the discords relating to human experience.
We do well to remind ourselves occasionally of our valued membership in The Mother Church; of what it calls for in us; of what it offers to all.
The Christian Science Publishing Society accepts religious articles and religious poems only from members of The Mother Church.
Churches and societies will please note particularly the changes made in the following notice, in regard to the time when lecture notices should reach this department.
"The Lord pondereth the hearts".
We read in the Bible, "Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
I give this testimony in gratitude for the many blessings I have received through the understanding and application of Christian Science.
When I first became interested in Christian Science it was in the hope of gaining relief from a muscular heart disease.
I am deeply grateful for Christian Science, which found me in a very serious predicament resulting from an automobile accident, and with serious charges against me.
It is with great joy that I express my gratitude for the blessing of Christian Science.
My study of Christian Science began about twenty-two years ago, for no particular reason except that from time to time I had felt the beneficent rays of light shed from this study by two other members of my family.
During the more than twenty-five years in which I have studied Christian Science there have been healings of burns, scars, sprains, pneumonia, blood poisoning, loss of voice, constipation of many years' standing, defective vision, fainting, and fear of tuberculosis and Bright's disease after the passing on of two loved ones from these diseases.
My first healing in Christian Science occurred many years ago when I was suffering from an attack of acute rheumatism, which was so severe that I had to have assistance even to dress myself, and was unable to go to my work.
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Christian Science came to me at a time when I needed help both physically and mentally.
The fields are white to harvest, Jesus said,But those who labor in them, few indeed.
Orders for the Works of Mary Baker Eddy