CHRIST JESUS said, "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
In a recent issue of the Springfield Morning Union there appeared a statement regarding a man who, finding himself surrounded by persons who sneezed, decided that the method of Christian Science in ignoring such incidents was a good one to follow under the circumstances.
In a recent issue there was an article purporting to answer the inquiry, "Why does Christian Science get such a hold on people?
A clergyman in a recent address makes the mistake of classifying Christian Science with spiritualism and psychology, and dubs it a freak religion.
Not in idle words, O Lord,Would I set forth Thy praise,But let my life attest my loveFor Thee in countless ways.
On August 22, 1940, The Christian Science Monitor published the first item of news in connection with War Relief Work being undertaken by The Mother Church since hostilities began in Europe in September, 1939.
In order that persons who are interested in becoming members of The Mother Church may have information concerning applications, it will be helpful if branch churches and societies will make reference to the following data among the notices read in their church services.
The question, "Am I my brother's keeper?
In the fifth chapter of Mark's Gospel there is the record of a woman who "had suffered many things of many physicians," and "was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse.
The Christian Science War Relief Committee of The Mother Church has, since early October, 1940, been forwarding to The Christian Science Wartime Committee of The Mother Church in the United Kingdom, the headquarters of which are in London, a steady flow of relief goods—warm clothing, knitted garments, bedding, et cetera—which have been received from Christian Science War Relief committees all over this country.
"Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way".
I have been helped so greatly by testimonies given in the Sentinel that I should like to express the deep gratitude I feel for Christian Science.
A few years ago I was enjoying a large degree of material stability, including a lucrative business position, when unexpectedly conditions arose which required a choice between two paths, one leading to a continuation of this business connection, and attended by sacrifice and compromise relative to my daily use of Christian Science, and the other leading to resignation from this position and necessitating a new beginning in business life.
Christian Science has protected, healed, and comforted me throughout my life, and I am very grateful to Mary Baker Eddy for her perseverance in establishing the teachings of revealed Truth so that all may benefit from them.
A few weeks after first hearing of Christian Science I became ill with a severe form of blood poisoning.
First, from the very depths of my heart, I want to express my deep gratitude for God, infinite good, who has revealed His living presence and power to us through Christ Jesus, our Way-shower, and Mary Baker Eddy, our beloved Leader.
It is with heartfelt gratitude to God, and sincere appreciation of Christian Science that I give this testimony.
About eighteen years ago our little family was sorely and sorrowfully groping through "the darkest hour.
It is a privilege to tell of some of the instances of healing which I have experienced through the study and application of Christian Science.
Because I know that good is everywhere,I do not need to fear;Because I daily learn that God is All,I know that Love is here.
[From the Advertiser, Honolulu, Hawaii]
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