SURELY the highest gratitude ever expressed was shown by Jesus when, before calling Lazarus from the tomb, where he had lain for four days, the Way-shower "lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me.
WHAT richer consolation could come to any struggling heart than the realization that Mind, God, has a perfect plan for man, and that this holy plan includes every loving provision for his harmony, peace, and joy!
William K. Primrose, Assistant to the Committee on Publication for Great Britain and Ireland,
- London, England
As the purpose of the teachings of Christian Science is to bring to human apprehension an understanding of the infinitude of God, good, they cannot be approached in the way described by your correspondent in her letter in a recent issue.
Two of the workers on our committee report that they have been greeted on the street by former inmates, whom they did not at first recognize, and thanked for the help received through our services in the institutions.
The twenty-eighth chapter of Deuteronomy contains a promise to those who "observe and do" the commandments of the Lord, which reads as follows: "The Lord shall cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways.
Had the purpose of existence and the pursuit of learning been consistently devoted to the enlightening of the race, it may be presumed that a further stage would have been reached, by now, in its development.
The Christian Science Benevolent Association in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, is the outcome of the expressed desire of our revered Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, that "The Mother Church shall establish and maintain a Christian Science resort for the so-called sick.
It is a great joy to testify to the unquestionable healing through Christian Science of serious sicknesses, and thus perhaps to instill courage and hope in many people suffering from conditions similar to that from which I have been liberated.
It is with a heart full of gratitude to God for His unfailing help at all times, and to our dear Leader for making it possible for each one of us to follow more closely in the footsteps of the Master, that I write this testimony.
The printed Tenets of The Mother Church are in general use by branch churches and societies, either as a basis for their application forms for admission to membership or for binding into their by-law booklets.
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