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The Weapon of Our Warfare
A young American had volunteered his services in the world conflict previous to the present one. When he left his home and family to go to France, one of the indelible farewells that he carried with him was that of a dear woman of stanch Christian character. Her words of encouragement were brief, but full of faith that God's love and protection would be with him at every step. The soldier needed no great discourse on the subject, for he had observed, from early boyhood, how her faith had sustained her through many trials and quanderies. He was filled with the same sense of protection because of what he had seen of her life.
Throughout his experiences as a soldier, he was conscious of this protection. Later he became interested in Christian Science, and he began the systematic study of its great truths. When the present world turmoil came nearer, although it seemed hardly possible that he could feel an even greater safety than before, such a wave of assurance in realizing God's nearness swept over him that he stopped to marvel at how Christian Science had added to his trust in God. It had indeed given him reason for the faith that was in him. No longer was he relying on a blind faith, but rather an understanding of God's loving care for His universe.
The Christian Scientist proves wherein his safety lies by invoking in his own experience the truth back of Jesus' words, "I and my Father are one." He knows that he can experience nothing that the Father does not know; moreover, that nothing exists but what the Father creates, that is, good. There can be nothing that can threaten his life and activity any more than it could God's because he knows that God is his Life.
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"The eternal demand of divine Science"
LYMAN S. ABBOTT
"A balance on the side of good"
The Weapon of Our Warfare
FREDERIC C. COWEN
"That thy faith fail not"
GLADYS E. MARTIN
"God cannot be obscured"
CAROLINE B. WINGERT
"God anoints and appoints"
TERESE ROSE NAGEL
Blind Bartimeus by the Road
LEETHA JOURNEY HOFELLER
Promotion of Lectures
Peter V. Ross
More, Not Less Good Natural
with contributions from Charles E. Cramer, Mary M. Shannon
The spiritually-minded see God,...
Benson Tatham Woodhead, Committee on Publication
In a recent issue there appears...
Frederick W. Boorer, Committee on Publication for the Province of Ontario, Canada,
For many years Christian Science...
Freda B. Alber
Words fail me to express my...
Christian Science has given me...
Lewis Charles Hubner
I feel it a duty and joy to add...
Charles William Weslay Lee
For many years I had been...
Margaret J. Lee
My heart is overflowing with...
Lily Louise Porter
Christian Science was first mentioned...
The Light of Christ
E. JOYCE MANN
Signs of the Times
with contributions from William Dawson, B. F. Hall, James Reid, Perry Rice, Fred A. Line