The "scientific sense of being, forsaking matter for Spirit," Mary Baker Eddy assures us, "by no means suggests man's absorption into Deity and the loss of his identity, but confers upon man enlarged individuality, a wider sphere of thought and action, a more expansive love, a higher and more permanent peace".
We hear much these days of the gold standard—nations going off the gold standard, or coming back to it.
Dear God, I love them so!
In your issue of April 1, a staff correspondent of the United Press reviews a bulletin of the "Associates of the Science of Society at Yale," and makes the statement, "Records of miraculous cures of saints and prophets, Christian Science and Coueism, are just beginning to find scientific explanation in psychiatry and psychoanalysis.
My attention has been drawn to the report of a sermon preached recently, in which the clergyman referred to Christian Science.
An article in your edition of Tuesday is given prominence under the heading, "Christian Scientists scorn to use divine fift of medicine.
Your correspondent, in today's Eastern Daily Press, shows concern that no challenge has been made by Christian Scientists to the statement in a recent lecture that "there is no authentic evidence to show that faith can cure organic disease.
Recently, in a public address in North Long Beach, a speaker described the fantastic Winchester house in San Jose, California, and mistakenly associated with it the name of Mary Baker Eddy.
Generally the press has maintained its rather neutral but not unfriendly attitude towards Christian Science.
After Daniel had come forth unharmed from the lions' den, King Darius, marveling at the deliverance, said of God, whom Daniel worshiped and obeyed, "He is the living God, and stedfast for ever".
It is evident from the context that when Jesus said to his disciples, "The poor always ye have with you," he was referring to the so-called poverty-stricken class.
Occasionally reports are received that in some communities in the Field, literature distribution boxes give the appearance of being neglected, by being allowed to remain empty over long periods, or by allowing the literature to remain in the boxes after it has become soiled and untidy.
Correspondents with The Christian Science Board of Directors and with the Clerk and Treasurer of The Mother Church, and with heads of departments of The Mother Church Offices, are requested always to place their addresses on their letters and to write their signatures plainly.
"For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law".
In Psalms we read: "The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
Jesus said, "And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever.
To be a student of Christian Science and to know of its healing power is a blessing beyond words to express.
Joy is an expression of deep-felt gratitude which one wishes to share.
After about eleven years of experiencing God's great goodness to His beloved children, and with a heart overflowing with gratitude, I write this testimony.
Christian Science was first presented to me by a lady whom I met at a summer hotel, who, seeing my need, told me something of its truths, and of healings in her own family.
In former years I had the habit of smoking while reading or writing When, however, I began to study earnestly "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, something about my previous concept of smoking seemed to be awry.
It is with joy and gratitude that this testimony of healing in Christian Science is given.
Lord, make me glad for little things,Those things which every day appear.
[From the Escalon Times, California]
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.