The Testimony Meeting

The writer once attended a testimony meeting in a large Christian Science church in the Middle West. At that time the meetings were held on Friday evenings instead of on Wednesday evenings.

The meeting under consideration was attended by perhaps fourteen hundred persons, including many practitioners and active workers in Christian Science. But as is sometimes the case, after the meeting was opened for "experiences, testimonies, and remarks on Christian Science," there were many "remarks," but no direct testimonies of Christian Science healing given.

Finally, a visitor sitting near the center of the auditorium arose, and, addressing the First Reader, said, "I am sick, and I came here to find out whether or not Christian Science heals." The First Reader immediately stepped to the front of the platform and said: "This lady wants to know whether Christian Science heals. I am glad to tell her that it does." Thereupon he told directly and concisely of his having been healed through Christian Science of a longstanding supposedly incurable condition of disease.

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Overcoming Enmity
March 8, 1941

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