Prominent among our many opportunities for serving God stands the Christian Science Sunday School.
Johnny and Robert were very good friends and took music lessons from the same teacher.
The kindly attitude towards Mary Baker Eddy that was shown by an item reprinted in your issue of July 15 is appreciated.
According to the report in your last issue, a vicar in one of his services said, "Christian Science, in our day, is based on the contention of the undoubted fact of mind as different from matter, and a no less certain fact of the influence of suggestion and belief over physical health.
In your recent issue I read with interest the brief account of the meetings held in St.
'Twas not for greater wealth, nor greater power,That Thou, dear God, didst bring us to this hour:To serve Thee more, to do and work Thy will,Forgo all thought of self, to mount the hillLeading to Thee, leaving the world behind,Freeing our thoughts of all dark things that bindAnd shackle—till we rise and stand, sense free,Upon the mountaintops, at peace with Thee!
If God is good and is divine Principle, and man is His image and likeness, as the Scriptures declare him to be, then man cannot be sick, sinful, inharmonious, and mortal.
Mortals are held in subjection to traditional beliefs sometimes to an extraordinary extent.
A Christian Chinese woman was recently quoted as saying: "I used to pray that God would do this or that.
Those who are planning to attend the Annual Meeting of The Mother Church and who expect to have mail sent to them while in Boston, may have it addressed in care of The Hostess, One, Norway Street, Boston, Massachusetts.
"They have made others to hope that they would confirm the word".
In September, 1931, I attended my first Christian Science service, and since then have experienced a number of blessings and healings.
During a period of sixteen years I have applied Christian Science to a variety of problems and I have found it an infallible method of healing.
Christian Science was first brought to my attention about thirty-five years ago, and later as a reader of The Christian Science Monitor I discovered what I had long sought—the path to Truth.
The blessings that have come to me through the study and application of Christian Science are so numerous that it seems difficult to know where to start in acknowledging them.
It is impossible for me to remain silent any longer.
When I first heard of Christian Science it was through the healing of a relative, but, as we were all in good health, I was not interested.
It is with deep humility that I give the following testimony because, after I received such a proof of God's love, many years passed before I availed myself of the privilege of membership in a local church and in The Mother Church.
Through a copy of the Christian Science Sentinel the sweet influence of a new light came to me, the healing power of Christian Science.
It is with a heart filled with gratitude that I present this testimony.
With gratitude to God and to Mary Baker Eddy, I wish to acknowledge the many healings I have had in Christian Science.
Step by step my Father leads meStraight along the narrow way;He will guide me safely onward,Truth unfolding every day.
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