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24healing and salvation. He said, "And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold."

The teachings and demonstration of Jesus were for

27all peoples and for all time; not for a privileged class or a restricted period, but for as many as should believe in him.

30Are the discoverers of quinine, cocaine, etc., espe- cially the children of our Lord because of their medical discoveries?

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1We have no record showing that our Master ever used, or recommended others to use, drugs; but we have his

3words, and the prophet's, as follows: "Take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink?" "And Asa . . . sought not to the Lord, but to the phy-

6sicians. And Asa slept with his fathers."


The combined efforts of the materialistic portion of

9the pulpit and press in 1885, to retard by misrepresen- tation the stately goings of Christian Science, are giving it new impetus and energy; calling forth the vox populi

12and directing more critical observation to its uplifting influence upon the health, morals, and spirituality of mankind.

15Their movements indicate fear and weakness, a physi- cal and spiritual need that Christian Science should re- move with glorious results. The conclusion cannot now

18be pushed, that women have no rights that man is bound to respect. This is woman's hour, in all the good tend- encies, charities, and reforms of to-day. It is difficult

21to say which may be most mischievous to the human heart, the praise or the dispraise of men.

I have loved the Church and followed it, thinking that

24it was following Christ; but, if the pulpit allows the people to go no further in the direction of Christlikeness, and rejects apostolic Christianity, seeking to stereotype infinite

27Truth, it is a thing to be thankful for that one can walk alone the straight and narrow way; that, in the words of Wendell Phillips, "one with God is a majority."

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1It is the pulpit and press, clerical robes and the pro- hibiting of free speech, that cradles and covers the sins of

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