There may be found everywhere those who yearn for freedom from strife, poverty, sickness, fear, and all that is opposed to good.
Some young people decide early in life what line of work they wish to follow, while others seem slower in making this decision.
Would you be kind enough to afford space for this letter, in order to correct any wrong impression of Christian Science which a recent leading article may have given?
My attention has been called to a kindly reference to Christian Science which appeared in a recent issue of your good paper.
In a recent issue there is a reference to Christian Science which gives the impression that Christian Scientists, as such, would claim exemption from military service on the grounds of conscientious objection.
"Liberal Christian," writing in a recent issue, misinterprets the teachings of Christian Science.
Your kind attention is called to a misprint appearing in your much-appreciated report of the Christian Science lecture delivered recently.
Heavenly Father, God of all,In this quiet hourBring us peace and sweet surcease;Let us feel Thy power.
In commenting on our international daily newspaper, one editor receiving The Christian Science Monitor on the exchange-for-advertising basis wrote: "We shall be pleased to have the Monitor on the 'exchange' basis.
The Scriptural statement that "he [God] spake, and it was done," and the somewhat similar statement, also from Psalms, "He uttered his voice, the earth melted," have been of much interest to Bible students, even though they have been regarded commonly as referring only to the remote past or future.
Endowed with such gifts of leadership as David posessed, placed in a position where his will to display them and his power to enforce them were practically supreme, the king of Israel yet retained that which preserved him from the fate of the tyrant and dictator.
The closing date for the receipt of applications for membership in The Mother Church is now approximately one month in advance of the date of the admission instead of two weeks as heretofore.
"In his hand are the deep places of the earth: the strength of the hills is his also".
When I began the study of Christian Science by reading "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," it did not escape my attention that the author, Mary Baker Eddy, disapproved of the use of tobacco.
For more than eighteen years I have enjoyed the blessings of Christian Science, and the time has come when I can no longer delay my expression of gratitude to God for our beloved Leader, Mary Baker Eddy, who has opened the way for us to find more abundant life through the understanding of the Bible.
I should like to express my sincere gratitude for the many blessings I have received, and those my family have shared.
I wish to testify to the healing power of Christian Science.
It would be impossible for me to enumerate all the blessings that have come to me through the study and application of Christian Science.
When Christian Science is scientifically and conscientiously applied, it meets our every need, irrespective of the problem or condition to be met.
Because of deep gratitude for God's wonderful goodness, and for the many blessings which my family and I have received since beginning the study of Christian Science over twenty years ago, I should like to give this testimony regarding the healing of our daughter.
Keep watch, O pilgrim of the truth,Beside the temple gates,For error seeks an entrance thereWhen vigilance abates.
[From the Journal, Ithaca, 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.