Christian Healing, and The People's Idea of God: Sermons Delivered at Boston

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A.V. Stewart, 1908 - Christian Science - 36 pages
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Page 2 - Dr. James Johnson, Surgeon Extraordinary to the King, says : "I declare my conscientious belief, founded on long observation and reflection, that if there was not a single physician, surgeon, apothecary, man-midwife, chemist, druggist, or drug on the face of the earth, there would be less sickness and less mortality than now obtains.
Page 3 - Sculptors of life are we, as we stand With our soul uncarved, before us; Waiting the hour, when at God's command, Our life-dream passes o'er us. If we carve it then, on the yielding stone, With many a sharp incision, Its heavenly beauty shall be our own, Our lives that angel vision.
Page 2 - I firmly believe that if the whole materia medica, as now used, could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind, — and all the worse for the fishes.
Page 15 - The LORD God made every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew...
Page 3 - CHISEL in hand stood a sculptor boy With his marble block before him ; And his face lit up with a smile of joy, As an angel dream passed o'er him. He carved that dream on the yielding stone With many a sharp incision ; In heaven's own light the sculptor shone — He had caught that angel vision.
Page 6 - ... Why, Mrs. Eddy says in Science and Health that divine Mind is the only healer." If she expected the face opposite to look chagrined she was disappointed, for his countenance was as serene as the summer's day. "Let me read you this from People's Idea cf God, by Mrs. Eddy. I will begin on page 10. 'We possess our own body, and make it harmonious or discordant according to the images that thought reflects upon it.' Here is something further on the subject on the next page: 'The feeblest mind, enlightened...
Page 15 - These signs shall follow them that believe : they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall be healed,
Page 2 - Art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

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