In the thirtieth chapter of I Samuel it is related that at a time of great distress "David encouraged himself in the Lord his God.
When the words, "Come to church," strike the ear, they stir tender memories of the loving invitation of our Master, Christ Jesus, "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest".
In a recent issue you publish a letter in which the writer tries to bring into ridicule a statement of mine published in your paper, setting forth the extensive nature of the healing of disease continually being performed through the ministrations of Christian Science.
Far from being a spiritualist movement, Christian Science is the opposite of spiritualism.
Ring, Christmas bells, ring loud and clear,Ring words of Truth to far and near;'Tis Christmas Day—a babe is born!Ring clearer, bells, ring soft, ring loud,Dispel the dark and misty cloud,Ring in the truth, ring in the morn.
The librarian of one Church of Christ, Scientist, Sydney, wrote that a young woman called at the Reading Room and borrowed a copy of Science and Health.
Of him to whom the Science of being has been revealed in Christian Science, it can be said, in the words of the Psalmist, "His heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord.
The writer of Ecclesiastes says, "Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them.
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It is with a deep sense of gratitude to God, the Giver of all good, for the many blessings that have come to me through the study and application of Christian Science as taught by our revered Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, in Science and Health and her other writings, that I desire to give this testimony.
Gratitude moves me to express in words, be they ever so inadequate, the untold joy and happiness that have come to me through the study and application of Christian Science.
For all the years of blessings and benefits derived from the study and practice of Christian Science, I should have long since proffered my testimony, for I realize, as never before, that I could hardly have withstood all the conflicting experiences and prejudices that have confronted me through these years without Christian Science.
Out of a deep sense of gratitude, I testify to the healing power of Christian Science.
Because I have recently been restored to health, after a severe attack of influenza, through the kindly ministration of Christian Science, my thought turns back in grateful memory over the forty years since this blessed truth came into our home through the wonderful healing of a daughter from serious spinal trouble and nerve exhaustion.
Distance is no obstacle to divine Mind.
It is with much joy and gratitude that I here trace the footsteps that have led me to a more consecrated study of Christian Science.
Christian Science, as the law of God operating in human consciousness, has sustained me for about nineteen years.
As a last effort to save my six-months-old son I turned to Christian Science, and telephoned to a practitioner, asking for help.
About three years ago I visited an optician, who said that I had high blood pressure, and that a blood vessel had burst at the back of the eye.
I am grateful to a practitioner who, through her knowledge of Christian Science and of the great truth of spiritual being, was enabled to heal me of goiter, Bright's disease, defective hearing, much sin, and also of broken bones.
Oh, let me be more childlike, Lord,More humble, meek, and mild,And let me put my hand in ThineAnd trust Thee as a child.
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