Forgot I seemed, with none to careWhat blackness and what grim despairBecame my lot.
From Letters, Substantially as Published
The question asked by a writer in your "Letters from Readers" column recently, prompted by his having read the lecture on Christian Science which you so generously published, deserves an answer.
In the Cape Times recently, in your series "What I believe," a contributor states his opinion on the subject of healing in these words: "I believe that the most advanced medical and psychological knowledge of our time can do more to heal physical and mental suffering than can Christian Science or faith.
In a recent issue, under the healing "Challenge to Vicar," Christian Scientists are referred to "as teaching queer fables which make things difficult for Christians.
The why of all my seeking has been found.
There can be no doubt as to the earnest, sincere traveler ultimately finding and definitely knowing the right way to salvation, for that godly man of old, Isaiah, tells us, "And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
[As published in the Christian Science Sentinel, April 18, 1931]
The First Commandment, stated in the twentieth chapter of Exodus.
Generally speaking, men have wrestled ineffectually with discordant effects, mental, moral, and physical, for the reason that they have not been able to discover and eradicate their so-called causes.
Announcement is made of the translation into Spanish of the pamphlet "Three Essentials.
"And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly".
Christian Science was brought to me at a time of great need.
Christian Science came into my life over five years ago, when I was suffering from what is known as a nervous breakdown.
In reviewing the results of the study and application of Christian Science in my life, I recall with profound gratitude three outstanding healings.
I wish to testify to the healing power of Truth as revealed in Christian Science.
Some years ago, while gathering blackberries in a thicket in the country, I was bitten by a copperhead.
Christian Science was presented to me over five years ago by one who has since become a dear friend.
In the Manual of The Mother Church.
I had my first healing in Christian Science fifteen years ago.
When our dear Master healed,He did not say,"This will take time to yield,A week, a day.
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.