Church Manual of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts

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Christian science publishing society, 1895 - Christian Science - 114 pages
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Page 37 - CD, his heirs and assigns as aforesaid ; and that I will, and my heirs, executors and administrators shall warrant and defend the same to the said CD, his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.
Page 36 - Whenever said Directors shall determine that it is inexpedient to maintain preaching, reading, or speaking in said church in accordance with the terms of this deed, they are authorized and required to reconvey forthwith said lot of land with the building thereon to Mary Baker G. Eddy, her heirs and assigns forever, by a proper deed of conveyance.
Page 17 - I, Mary Baker Eddy, ordain the BIBLE, and SCIENCE AND HEALTH WITH KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES, Pastor over The Mother Church, — The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass., — and they will continue to preach for this Church and the world.
Page 5 - And we solemnly promise to watch and pray for that Mind to be in us which was also in Christ Jesus; to do unto others as we would have them do unto us; and to be merciful, just and pure.
Page 35 - ... 2. Said Board shall within five years from the date hereof build or cause to be built upon said lot of land a suitable and convenient church edifice, the cost of which shall not be less than fifty thousand dollars. 3. When said church building is completed said Board shall elect a pastor, reader or speaker to fill the pulpit who shall be a genuine Christian Scientist ; they shall maintain public worship in accordance with the doctrines of Christian Science in said church, and for this purpose...
Page 10 - Neither animosity nor mere personal attachment should impel the motives or acts of the members of The Mother Church. In Science, divine Love alone governs man ; and a Christian Scientist reflects the sweet amenities of Love, in rebuking sin, in true brotherliness, charitableness, and forgiveness.
Page 36 - Eddy, her heirs and assigns forever by a proper deed of conveyance. 11. The omission or neglect on the part of said Directors to strictly comply with any of the conditions herein contained shall constitute a breach thereof, and the title hereby conveyed shall revert to the grantor Mary Baker G. Eddy, her heirs and assigns forever, upon her entry upon said land and taking possession thereof for such breach. To Have and to Hold the above granted premises with all the privileges and appurtenances thereon...
Page 4 - Science: 1 . As adherents of Truth, we take the inspired Word of the Bible as our sufficient guide to eternal Life. 2. We acknowledge and adore one supreme and infinite God. We acknowledge His Son, one Christ; the Holy Ghost or divine Comforter; and man in God's image and likeness. 3. We acknowledge God's forgiveness of sin in the destruction of sin and the spiritual understanding that casts out evil as unreal. But the belief in sin is punished so long as the belief lasts. 4. We acknowledge Jesus...
Page 12 - let the reign of divine Truth, Life, and Love be established in me, and rule out of me all sin ; and may Thy Word enrich the affections of all mankind, and govern them!
Page 33 - ... the party of the second part to sell at a less price." ''The party of the second part, in consideration of $1 to him in hand paid by the party of the first part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, and also in consideration of the agreements...

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