When Geoffrey was four years old he began to go to school, and, because the school was quite a distance from his home, he had to get up very early every morning and travel in a motor bus.
Oh, what a troop of gloomy, hateful thingsHave ofttimes passed before our dreaming eyes,That would have swept us on their ghostly wingsTo darkest haunts, far off from Paradise,Had not a measure, powerful and sweet,Rung joyously and clear within the heart,Till, waking thought, the tones would swift repeatAs each in heavenly chorus found a part;
A letter in your issue of January 7 has just come to my notice, in which a clergyman states his views on Christian Science and its Discoverer.
I will appreciate the editorial courtesy of your columns to correct any false impressions concerning Christian Science which may have arisen from the reading of an article published in the Dallas News on July 12 .
In your issue of July 6 , in a published report of a farewell sermon delivered by a local clergyman, there appeared a misleading statement about Christian Science.
Give us patience, Love divine,If the waiting seem too long,Knowing that all power is Thine,Keeping on our lips a song.
Im March , a religious paper opened one of its periodic attacks on Christian Science, and on this occasion the shafts were directed mainly against the life and character of Mrs.
Each victory won over self and sickness strengthens you for the next contest, and so on, until you can say with the Apostle, "I have fought the good fight.
The subject of neutrality is engaging the earnest attention of individuals and nations at the present time.
Some individuals are depressed by the conviction that sooner or later they are doomed to express family failings in one way or another.
Each year certain members of The Christian Science Board of Lectureship retire that they may have time to devote particularly to the study and practice of Christian Science.
"This night thy soul shall be required of thee".
About thirteen years ago I changed my work.
I want to express my gratitude to God for all the blessings received through Christian Science; and I should like to give this testimony regarding a remarkable healing I have had.
An understanding that God's law is ever operative, therefore never failing, has given me deliverance in a recent experience where serious injury or death would have seemed to be the only outcome.
"Many years ago the author made a spiritual discovery, the scientific evidence of which has accumulated to prove that the divine Mind produces in man health, harmony, and immortality.
Permit me to tell of some of the good that Christian Science has brought to me in two decades.
I wish to express my gratitude for help received through the teachings of Christian Science.
To those of us who have been enjoying the benefits which accrue from the study and application of the truth as taught in Christian Science it is a sacred privilege to let our joy be known abroad in giving testimony at our Wednesday evening meetings and in the periodicals.
It was not from any physical need that I became interested in Christian Science, but from a profound desire to know more of the Bible, and to have it for my daily companion.
God give me strength to live my lifeAs Thou intendest it to be—Not bound by avarice or by strife,From harshness and oppression free;Above the grasp of greed for wealth,Above the foolish urge for place,Above the bickerings and the stealthThat only lead to self-disgrace.
Topic: The Joy of True Religion
The Tenets of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, for the use of branch Churches of Christ, Scientist, are printed on sheets containing space for adding the application forms for membership in branch organizations, or extracts from their by-laws.