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The Duty of Self-Defense

In the Manual of The Mother Church, Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, provides two very definite duties which are to be carried out daily by all Christian Scientists.
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"LOVINGKINDNESS" is one of the most beautiful terms in the Bible.
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Reflection

The subject of reflection sometimes presents a difficulty to the young student of Christian Science in that the often-used illustration of a mirror may suggest separation between that which is reflected and the reflection.
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"Be not afraid!"

The fourteenth chapter of Matthew contains the incident of Peter's attempt to walk on the water, and reveals a fact of great comfort to mankind.
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Someone may ask, Why is it that, having received, through Christian Science, healing and joy, one will sometimes be beset by other trials which seem to be less easily disposed of than one's first troubles?
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"By their fruits"

MARY BAKER EDDY, in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," writes.
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"Pray without ceasing"

In the Bible we read, "Pray without ceasing.
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One Sunday school teacher was faced with the suggestion that she might run short of material when she was asked to teach a class which was studying the "first lessons," as defined by Mary Baker Eddy in the Manual of The Mother Church.
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A reference to Christian Science was made in a recent...

A reference to Christian Science was made in a recent issue of the Solothurner Zeitung which seems to imply that Christian Science has something to do with the use of massage.
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A correspondent, criticizing a Christian Science lecture...

A correspondent, criticizing a Christian Science lecture given under the auspices of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sevenoaks, is puzzled at the distinction made in Christian Science between the material, so-called man, and spiritual man.
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In a recent issue a reference is made to Mary Baker Eddy...

In a recent issue a reference is made to Mary Baker Eddy and Christian Science that is rather misleading, not so much in what it says as in what it omits.
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Your correspondent "Cheerio," referring to the civic...

Your correspondent "Cheerio," referring to the civic service arranged in Ararat by the Ministers' Fraternal, suggested that "Christian Scientists fall in line with us.
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I note "Pilgrim's" article in a recent issue of the Echo,...

I note "Pilgrim's" article in a recent issue of the Echo, and in reply would quote from "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy.
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Two Gems

Into my hand two gems were droppedFrom out a friend's pure thought:The one denied all error's claimsWith which my life was fraught;The other one affirmed the mightOf good, which fills all space,The power of Truth to set men freeAnd evil's claims erase.
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"Spiritual apprehension"

The actual meaning of the word "apprehend" is "to lay hold of with the understanding.
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"Into noontide glory"

A high school boy, who as long as he could remember had regarded himself as a Christian Scientist, went to one of his teachers, also a Christian Scientist, and said that he was not satisfied with what Christian Science was doing for him, and that he was considering dropping it.
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[Reprinted from the Christian Science Sentinel, December 21, 1935]
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The Christian Science Publishing Society accepts religious articles and religious poems only from members of The Mother Church.
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BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS.
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The Lectures

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH.
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"I am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit".
Testimony of Healing
Christian Science was presented to me when I was in the depths of despair.
Testimony of Healing
With a heart filled with gratitude and love for our revered Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, I give this testimony.
Testimony of Healing
In the spring of 1935, a disease developed in my right leg.
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It is with great joy that I give this testimony, to express...

It is with great joy that I give this testimony, to express a little of the gratitude I feel for Christian Science, which I have been studying for twenty-eight years.
Testimony of Healing
I am increasingly grateful for Mrs.
Testimony of Healing
"The prayer that reforms the sinner and heals the sick is an absolute faith that all things are possible to God,—a spiritual understanding of Him, an unselfed love".
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For the benefit of those who may be seeking after Truth, I wish to make an acknowledgment of the many blessings I have received through Christian Science.
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Penetration

FATHER, we thank Thee that the light of TruthReaches the dullness of earth's heavy dream;That Thy dear tenderness shines forth undimmed,And undismayed pours forth its loving beam.
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Signs of the Times

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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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