When I was studying the Lesson-Sermon...

When I was studying the Lesson-Sermon on the subject "Life in the Christian Science Quarterly, one statement stood out clearly, though I had often read and heard it before (Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy, p. 205): "When will the error of believing that there is life in matter, and that sin, sickness, and death are creations of God, be unmasked? When will it be understood that matter has neither intelligence, life, nor sensation, and that the opposite belief is the prolific source of all suffering? God created all through Mind, and made all perfect and eternal." Like a flash came the remembrance of the words spoken to me by the Christian Scientist who presented this truth to me nearly forty years ago when, after ten years of continuous suffering, all material means had failed to heal me. "Do you believe that God sent your illness?" she asked. "Why, yes," I replied, "but I cannot understand why my prayers that I might regain my health, are not answered." Emphatically she said, "God did not send your illness; He sends us only good." From that day my healing of complicated internal troubles, as well as of heart trouble and threatened blindness, commenced. The medical verdict had been that I would live for only a year.

I at once ceased to use any medicines or material means, and with only the help of the Scientist and my own receptive thought, within a few weeks I was doing things normally.

The doctor who had attended me for a considerable time before I received my healing through Christian Science failed at first to recognize me, then inquired, "Who is now your physician?" "None but the great Physician," I said. He told me that I should stick to Christian Science, for it had done what no earthly power could have done for me.

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Testimony of Healing
It is with great joy that I send...
August 27, 1949

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