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3the grave of victory and death of its sting. I understand that God is an ever-present help in all times of trouble, — have found Him so; and would have no other gods, no

6remedies in drugs, no material medicine.

Do I believe in a personal God?

I believe in God as the Supreme Being. I know not

9what the person of omnipotence and omnipresence is, or what the infinite includes; therefore, I worship that of which I can conceive, first, as a loving Father and

12Mother; then, as thought ascends the scale of being to diviner consciousness, God becomes to me, as to the apostle who declared it, "God is Love," — divine Prin-

15ciple, — which I worship; and "after the manner of my fathers, so worship I God."

Do I believe in the atonement of Christ?

18I do; and this atonement becomes more to me since it includes man's redemption from sickness as well as from sin. I reverence and adore Christ as never before.

21It brings to my sense, and to the sense of all who en- tertain this understanding of the Science of God, a whole salvation.

24How is the healing done in Christian Science?

This answer includes too much to give you any con- clusive idea in a brief explanation. I can name some

27means by which it is not done.

It is not one mind acting upon another mind; it is not the transference of human images of thought to

30other minds; it is not supported by the evidence before the personal senses, — Science contradicts this evidence; it is not of the flesh, but of the Spirit. It is Christ come

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1to destroy the power of the flesh; it is Truth over error; that understood, gives man ability to rise above the evi-

3dence of the senses, take hold of the eternal energies of Truth, and destroy mortal discord with immortal har- mony, — the grand verities of being. It is not one mortal

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