27of Christian Science to demonstrate good, not evil, — harmony, not discord; for Science is the mandate of Truth which destroys all error.
30Whoever is honestly laboring to learn the principle of music and practise it, seldom calls on his teacher or mu- sician to practise for him. The only personal help re-
1quired in this Science is for each one to do his own work well, and never try to hinder others from doing theirs
Christian Science, more than any other system of religion, morals, or medicine, is subject to abuses. Its
6infinite nature and uses occasion this. Even the human- itarian at work in this field of limitless power and good may possess a zeal without knowledge, and thus mistake
9the sphere of his present usefulness.
Students who strictly adhere to the right, and make the Bible and Science and Health a study, are in no danger
12of mistaking their way.
This question is often proposed, How shall I treat malicious animal magnetism? The hour has passed for
15this evil to be treated personally, but it should have been so dealt with at the outset. Christian Scientists should have gone personally to the malpractitioner and told
18him his fault, and vindicated divine Truth and Love against human error and hate. This growing sin must now be dealt with as evil, and not as an evil-doer or per-
21sonality. It must also be remembered that neither an evil claim nor an evil person is real, hence is neither to be feared nor honored.
24Evil is not something to fear and flee before, or that becomes more real when it is grappled with. Evil let alone grows more real, aggressive, and enlarges its claims;
27but, met with Science, it can and will be mastered by Science.
I deprecate personal animosities and quarrels. But if
30one is intrusted with the rules of church government, to fulfil that trust those rules must be carried out; thus it is with all moral obligations. I am opposed to all personal
1attacks, and in favor of combating evil only, rather than person.