In a recent issue a somewhat misleading reference was made to Christian Science.
They were hungry and cold and tiredAs they turned their boats to the shore,And all that their hearts desiredWas the haven of home once more.
"To understand God is the work of eternity, and demands absolute consecration of thought, energy, and desire," writes Mary Baker Eddy on <a class="tome-reference"
The children of Israel received, through the utterances of Moses, many an indication of the certain availability of God, infinite good, in human affairs.
The list of lecturers elected to serve on The Christian Science Board of Lectureship during 1940–1941 is as follows:
The Christian Science Board of Directors announces the opening of The Mother Church War Relief Fund, for which the Treasurer will receive contributions from within the United States to be used "for food and clothing to relieve human suffering" in some of the countries which are at war.
It will be interesting to travelers to know that Christian Science services sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Merced, California, will be held in Yosemite National Park every Sunday afternoon at three o'clock during June, July, and August, in the Church Bowl.
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.
To ensure that complete lecture notices be printed in the Sentinel, detailed information should reach the Journal, Sentinel, and Herald Editorial Department regarding lectures in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain and Ireland, at least five weeks before the date of the lecture; elsewhere, six or eight weeks before.
About twenty-four years ago I had lost all interest in religion.
There is no use in having one eye on Christian Science and the other on an operation or a medicine chest.
Christian Science was brought to me over twenty-three years ago, when plans were being made to operate upon me for the removal of a goiter.
Christian Science has been my only physician for over twenty years.
A number of years ago, while I was holding an important office position and leading a very active life, I was stricken with a breakdown, which resulted in a sense of utter exhaustion, heart palpitation, and such extreme weakness that I was unable to leave my home for many months.
It is with a true sense of gratitude, as well as a sense of duty, and also a desire that someone may be benefited thereby, that I give the following testimony.
I am very grateful for Christian Science.
It is with much gratitude for the blessings received through Christian Science that I am sending this testimony, and I hope that it may encourage and help others.
The whole world was changed for me when Christian Science came into my life, about twenty years ago.
It is with deep gratitude that I send this testimony of almost unnumbered blessings and healings which I have received through the study of Christian Science.
As simply as the child that seeks his mother's knee,For comfort, do I, trusting, turn to TheeFor solace in my time of stress.
[From the Courier, Carmel, New York]
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.