A CONSIDERATION of the Gospel record of Christ Jesus' experiences impresses the student with the fact that with him Christian preaching and practice were conjoined; and it is also evident that the Master expected this co-ordination to distinguish the lives and Christian works of his followers.
Many of those present at the Wednesday evening meetings of the Churches of Christ, Scientist, are seeking physical healing; some, light on the solution of business, home, or school problems; while others are hoping to benefit by the relating of some unfoldment of Truth which has come to another in his study, perhaps relative to a Scriptural passage or a statement from one of Mrs.
A STUDENT of Christian Science who, before knowing of this truth, had associated little of joy or happiness with the will of God, and whose concept of this will was beclouded by the many "Thou shalt not's" of a strict, erroneous theological teaching, felt boundless gratitude for the teachings of Christian Science, which gradually released her from many false concepts of our loving Father-Mother God.
Among the first lessons taught to pupils in the Christian Science Sunday School is included a right apprehension of the spirit and the letter of the fifth commandment of the Decalogue; for a correct spiritual understanding of the law, "Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee," must precede its practical application in human affairs.
Aaron E. Brandt, Committee on Publication for the State of Pennsylvania,
An article in your issue of August 1 refers to Christian Science as being "kin" to other religious movements named therein but which, when carefully compared by one who understands Christian Science, are found to be quite at variance and not kin at all, even though a similarity of terms might so indicate.
Stanley M. Sydenham, Committee on Publication for Yorkshire, England,
It is not the desire of Christian Scientists to enter into any controversy about their religion; but it is necessary and right that misrepresentations should be dealt with and erroneous statements corrected.
With loving solicitude Christian Science lifts the sense of incompleteness secretly oppressing so many individuals—incomplete health and happiness, intelligence and training with which to master difficulties and face the demands of daily life.