When they beheld the rock-hewn bedWhereon the Master lay,I think they went with anguished heartsTo keep sad watch and pray.
From Letters, Substantially as Published
That your readers may not misunderstand the teachings of Christian Science, let me say that although Mary Baker Eddy has written.
In a recent letter to the Star, a correspondent takes exception to the teachings of Christian Science in regard to the unreality of evil.
In a recent issue, a correspondent makes assertions about Christian Science which anyone who has sincerely studied the subject will regard as absurd.
Keep me close to Thee, my Father, Keep my ear attuned to Thee.
The experience of a young woman who was given a class of ten-and eleven-year-old boys to teach may be of interest to Christian Science Sunday School teachers.
The prophet Isaiah says: "Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the Lord JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
The word "healing," as used in Christian Science, relates in the most searching manner to every need of bodily cure.
"When thou hast shut thy door"Competition
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
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"O Lord God of hosts, who is a strong Lord like unto thee?
In the twenty-third Psalm, David sings, "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
I thank God for Christian Science; for Christ Jesus; and for our Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, who loved God and man enough to give to us the interpretation of the Bible which we so sorely need.
Christian Science was not a new subject to me when I first turned to it for healing.
It is with sincere gratitude that I recount some of the great blessings that Christian Science has brought into my experience.
During the sixteen years of my study of Christian Science, gratitude has been uppermost in my thoughts in solving many problems—gratitude to God for the revelation of Truth to Mary Baker Eddy, and to her for making our pathway to God clear.
In my travel from sense to Soul, I have innumerable times found faith, hope, and encouragement through the inspiring testimonies in The Christian Science Journal and the Christian Science Sentinel.
As I look back upon the moral and religious training of my youth, I see very little which guided me into paths of right thinking.
I am deeply grateful for having learned through Christian Science how at all times to feel certain that I am in the presence, of God, divine Love.
Some years ago, all I had of this world's goods slipped away in what was known as a business failure, and it became necessary to seek employment.
Father, I wait amid the silent throng,My heart replete with gratitude and praiseThat my true selfhood doth to Thee belong,And by the power of Spirit Thou didst raise
[President Roosevelt, as quoted in the Maritime Baptist, Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada]
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