In the Christian Science textbook,...

In the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, we find the statement (p. 3): "Gratitude is much more than a verbal expression of thanks. Action expresses more gratitude than speech." This statement does not, however, mean that we should not give praise and glory to God for blessings derived from our study of the Bible and the textbook, but emphasizes the need of following the Scriptural command, "O give thanks unto the Lord; ... make known his deeds among the people."

Over nine years ago a friend and student of Christian Science assured me that I need not go on suffering from headaches, which always lasted three days. A practitioner was asked for help, and in less than an hour I was completely free, and I have been ever since. I knew then that I had not understood the words in the Bible sufficiently, and at once I purchased the textbook and began reading. I also went to lectures and listened to the Christian Science services over the radio. How grateful I am for all the avenues of help. For many years I had been troubled with a bad heart condition, high blood pressure, and displaced vertebra causing much pain, and all my life I had suffered from stomach and bowel trouble. These conditions have all been healed. At one time I had pyorrhea, and the dentist wanted to extract all my teeth. I decided then to apply the truth that heals and turned to these words on page 494 of the textbook: "Divine Love always has met and always will meet every human need." Soon the teeth were all firm and healthy.

I could tell of many more healings, but best of all are the peace and comfort one gets through the truth that heals. I like the passage in II Corinthians which reads, "Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty"—freedom from all ills. I am very grateful for the Christian Science Quarterly with the Lesson-Sermon for each week and for all the blessings received through the study of the Bible and Science and Health. I am grateful to be a member of The Mother Church and also of a branch church, and I am thankful to God for Mrs. Eddy, our beloved Leader, who has made all these wonderful truths known to mankind. My desire is that I may always be worthy of the name "Christian Scientist." —(Mrs.) Mary Louise Moffatt, Long Beach, California.

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Testimony of Healing
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August 27, 1949

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