In Isaiah we read: "And I will...

In Isaiah we read: "And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them."

This promise has been fulfilled in my experience. I was a member of an orthodox church, but its teaching did not satisfy me, did not bring the peace and happiness I sought. In conversation with a friend I was advised to study the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, being assured that through this study I would find satisfactory answers to all my questions. I was told that I should follow the direction of Mrs. Eddy, given on page 495 of the textbook, "Study thoroughly the letter and imbibe the spirit."

I well remembered the storm of indignation and ridicule aroused by the appearance of the textbook in 1875. Ministers with their congregations, the leading dailies, noted editors of magazines, and people in all walks of life voiced disapproval, but up to this time I had never read the book, had never thought that it could be anything in which I should find instruction or enjoyment. It has proved to be to me a "pearl of great price." I accepted the advice of my friend and at once put its teachings into practice. This opened up a new world to me. I found peace and happiness. Since that time I have relied entirely upon the Scriptures and the writings of our Leader; they have been my only guide and physician, and they have never failed me.

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Testimony of Healing
Christian Science was presented...
February 7, 1942

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