Historical Sketch of Christian Science Mind-healing

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author, 1904 - 27 pages
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Page 3 - And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.
Page 10 - This truth which he opposes to the error of giving intelligence to matter and placing pain where it never placed itself, if received understandingly, changes the currents of the system to their normal action; and the mechanism of the body goes on undisturbed. That this is a science capable of demonstration, becomes clear to the minds of those patients who reason upon the process of their cure. The truth which he establishes in the patient cures him (although he may be wholly unconscious thereof)...
Page 25 - And I saw another mighty Angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud : and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire...
Page 26 - The impersonation of the spiritual idea had a brief history in the earthly life of our Master ; but "of his kingdom there shall be no end," for Christ, God's idea, will eventually rule all nations and peoples — imperatively, absolutely, finally — with Divine Science.
Page 34 - Writings" is calculated to prepare the minds of all true thinkers to understand the Christian Science Text-book more correctly than a student can. The Bible, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, and my other published works, are the only proper instructors for this hour. It shall be the duty of all Christian Scientists to circulate and to sell as many of these books as they can. If a member...
Page 16 - The daily ablutions of an infant are no more natural or necessary than would be the process of taking a fish out of water every day and covering it with dirt, in order to make it thrive more vigorously thereafter in its native element.
Page 43 - In coming years the person or mind that hates his neighbor will have no need to traverse his fields, to destroy his flocks and herds, and spoil his vines ; or to enter his house to demoralize his household ; for the evil mind will do this through mesmerism; and not in propria personae be seen committing the deed.
Page 13 - I then withdrew from society about three years, — to ponder my mission, to search the Scriptures, to find the Science of Mind that should take the things of God and show them to the creature, and reveal the great curative Principle, — Deity.
Page 22 - TAUGHT, IN CONTRADISTINCTION TO ALL ISMS. Did sackcloth clothe the sun, and day grow night, All matter mourn the hour with dewy eyes, When Truth, receding from our mortal sight, Had paid to error her last sacrifice? Can we forget the power that gave us life? Shall we forget the wisdom of its way? Then ask me not, amid this mortal strife, This keenest pang of animated, clay, To mourn him less: to mourn him more were just, If to his memory 'twere a tribute given For every solemn, sacred, earnest trust...
Page 15 - She always tried to be very gracious to everybody, and she tried so hard that it gave her graciousness a ridiculous touch. She would fold her hands softly in her lap, smile gently, nod her head slowly at almost every word, and say in a sweet voice, emphasizing every time the words 'learned,' 'Quimby,' 'promise,' 'two,' and 'die.' " I learned this from Dr. Quimby and he made me promise to teach it to at least two persons before I die.

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