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STAR BULLETIV, ilOmtYDEC. 22,' 1913.;V:;:? HONOLULU :..t ' . LECTURE IS HEARD X-V': . ,-'.. 1 ' i. - -? -v ;::'- ' .-. . BY LARGE AUDIENCE AT HAWAIIAN OPERA HOUSE . ''. : .' P- C0IICHR1SW SGIEWCE VMam; R; Rathvon, C.S.B., ueiiversiTMts Address for " , Jthe'First Time One: of the largest audiences that vf-r attended public lecture in Ho -:a last night heard William It. ? - V ' . O . . . ' iviuiu, v.:o, Dtmoer 01 me p rd cf Lectureship of Th Mntw ' rch. The First Church of Christ. nust, Boston, at the Opera House, ' lecture of last evening -was given .ne first time and was closely fol i d by the hundreds who attended .13 is Mr,- Itathvon's second lecture:' 9 a uth, have been greeted with un ruly large and Interested audi ts. - j ". he lecturer was introduced by l . Alice J. Gifford, First Reader of t Church of Christ, Scientist In : lulu, wild said: . r. e teen centuries- ago, Pilate ask- Jesus of Nazareth the momentous f -.uu uai is iniu-j - . - : 3 question has echoed and re- J do wn ; the corridors , of ',- time, cow in this day and age the an r nay newfound in the teachings ristian Science, revealed through u re and exalted : thought - of a n, and , given to the-- worl&'A'ln is known as the JChrtstiarf Sci Text Book, Science "and .Health Key to the Scriptures byjMsry Eddy. -Quoting from this book, -thor says on page 107:: -i , the year 1866. , 1 discovered the i Science or divine laws of life, ! and Love, and named my dis- t . Christian Science. ' God had craciouilx,; , fitting. jne.jlurip.g i j-can for the reception of this f i cvclajtlon of the absolute -dltlfifi! ' ; le of . scientific 7 mental ;.heal- 3 apodlctical Principle;.' points , s revelation of Immanuel, God ; . the sovereign .ever-pres-l livering the children of. men' :ry ill 'that flesh Is heir to,: ' : card of Lectureship of ; The : Church, The First Church, of . Cclcntlst, in ; Boston;... Mass, flushed; yean ago by, Ivlrc. it la composed of fourteen men ? experience in Christian' Ccl '.ivitles, who are thereby cuall ii eak'wlth authority tipon the Their duties carry tv"r.i Izij I -, ct the world.'where they go i r.se to calls from , the differ Churck of; Christ. Sclcrt!-t.:In u,' has. invited Mr,Ilathrcn lecture, and in."behalf cf the I welcome yotf all, our 'guests, : ::ally. . ;'.V. . '. . and gantlemen,' the . lecturer evening is not a "ftrarrto JUU uv UitU LUC L . v J V hid r peak two weeis s ro to i .o those fetl3-, vLo were :';rtur.ate, I take great' pleas i i-troducing , : Mr. .WilJIam R. , C. G. Member of ' the : lectureship of The Mother , Th e First . Church . of Christ, , In Boston, .Mass.; vho 'will ...ihvon sald?;.vvK iJji i : : tian' i Science "lecture- Is. not .rded 3 a complete exposi the whole of . Christian Sci- 7 he limited time assigned to . ;ts consideration of ..inany- of -Hals to right living which . Science includes and which -.ie it : the great protective. . e and reformative. : agency n times. :i these things and more are t forth in 1U text boolcSci- 1 . Health, with Key to the cs," ty Mary Baker. Eddy, - hock I wjH commend .to .3 VtO '. I -for binv ; iinciples' and c.r- C -a' Science, 1 A - y t ,4 c I lain ed - through any i Eclcntlzt ; How comprehen I Inclusive is that book may i when I name to you ; the 3 c ! some' of Its chapters, as Atonement ; and Eucharist; 2 ; Christian Science , Tersua ::snj; .Animal Magnetism Un ; Eclehce. Theology Medicfciin"11 ,clirlsUan Science can; and . does Zf ; footsteps of Truth; Cre-t hartnonlonsly control the results of ; Science of Being; 1 Some Ob s Answered; Christian vScl-, Practice; - Teaching Christian,' . ; Recapitulation.. ' ' : '-7 cf Christian ' Science" lr4l,con ! in that book, and whatever; I i ere ' give of some of its. teach . is but a small part of what la 1 ctter-: expressed ; in the ' book '. -: ''' '"-'--iu r: -3 the day it was rflrat , offered i Incredulous world It has'Mbeea ministering to the 'spiritual : :lcal needs of those who read i an open' mind..' 'i r--:r "."' ': c :ie who believes Jn .the truth,' 1 1 on and authenticity: of ,: the ; dptores i can consistently; op :ha doctrines of; Christian Scl , icr from beginning to . end -.they frunded 'upon the Bible' off our .-thersj - ..v.'.-p-' s , ..f i referring to Jier 'authorship ot text book, " Science ; ani j.Health; .-. 1:1 jy "nas , saia tne ioie. was C3dy Miss-' said, thet Bible was cmy guiae ana autooruy. vnat inered tO It ClOSeiy - IS . SnOWni-m,tJU the fact that a study! of Science ! I lialth, )eads to a study of the No other religloustdenomlna- t comprises so. large a 'proportion ' Dible students, '.many .v.'of"-. whom r e ly , read ; the ; Bible - In days gone ' .--:---..V';,.--:.; -. ' To r the . Christian - v Scientist the t ie Is no longer fafetlsh; but . a d; no longer, ft mare household u-r.ent but a peraonal -necessity. Icnser does It speak to him with ice of reproach but with welcome ... I L - - t . V.l.fi.lnnn. t Is perhaps unnecessary - to in tra this audience that the Discover- r.r.d Founder of Christian Science a woman, Mary Baker Eddy. You ' know ; oo that ,ior years sheila-j i .alone andunassisted---but -aVJ ways undaunted aiti undismayed offering to an unwilling and unbeliev ing world, that which-she knew from the first would ultimately bless all mankind, healing the sick and re forming the sinner. You may know, too, that at the time of life when most women are enjoying the well-earned fruitage of earlier yean, the blessing of home, family and friends, she was deprived of them. Instead she endured the sneen of the incredulous, the sting of cneap wit, and the anathemas of the bigoted. VPenistent and cruel, too, were the falsities that in later yean were cir culated about her personality and home life.; About these, things I can speak from the standpoint of one who knows, as for more than two yean it was my very great privilege, with othen, to . share her dally coun sel: and companionship in her home at, Chestnut Hill near Boston. Like : any other . well-conducted household, . it reflected the ideas . ot Its mistress. V Simplicity, - harmony. activity were Its . characteristics. In the spacious grounds surrounding the gray.- stone house 'among - the trees that we were bidden to call our home there was a much-frequented garden where the, flowen of New England were given first v place. Indoon we had a: well-stocked library, - several pianos, and Jtbe usual furnishings be longing to a well-ordered; American home, j Where 'books, flowen and mu sic prevail, you may. know there are also freedom, and .Joy and kindliness. Mn. Eddy- was fond of music but she ordinarily (preferred melodies of a simple: nature. She retained a f ondness. for the homely songs of her youth such as rAuld ; Lang .flyne," Suwanee' River,! "Old ' Oaken Buck" ef and the Hke. From the Christian Science hymnal; however; wag taken the greater part of our - music': Al most dally Mn. Eddy would .Join with us In, singing one or more of the hymns" that, are regularly . sung in Ccristlati Science , churches r and homes.. i -W- ' ' V ..She had. a fine sense of humor, but the shafts -of .her, , wit were . never t . rbed.vHer' aim ; was sever to heal. never; to wound even by a JesL-v ,t . !or- could ' be more " austere: and myleUing;- when confronting an; err cr; none; more wise , and .: gentle; In c c jrns e " r z ' and comforting the " errlag cne.i- - - '.V V:,;';:-";v-:V..; : ''Mrs Eddy!, was alertly Interested in tie mere Important of the " world's dally occurrences, buther.l thought wis ever ; turning frtfm4 r the thihgs abcut us to the things .beyond us, from thef things vthat are' seen7 to 'the things', that'.' are, not seeni, And al though" she iWas always - considerate of the; comfort and well-being of Eidj.'s ;. closest- companions ::wrei'ever her own' thoughts, which ,whenfe3c pressed ...in- .words disclosed -ho steadfastly . and . continuously . she dwelt' In "the? secret r place otth4 Most: High,? :": yyyh-1 i Every dat In Christian Science made up of twenty-four-hours of lm-1 -. t -. 5 w . , mense- posslbnities for " good. Three bund red and sixty-five times each year, every -man bai presented ; to; him" ! a mine of happiness,- usefulness and progress and he is its sole owner, but if be would have It yield him riches, he musV,work it intelligently persist ently, courageouslyrTf be has good tools ail the , better; if be has poor ones, 1 let liim .work.' the harder. .Each day js ours to make; of It much of . little of good. " If the daily results 'are. un satisf&ctory';we ate not to blatte cir cumstance ; or destiny, for God, v. has given to man in Christian Science the; means of mastering circumstance and' of shaping destiny. .This to some may seem an extreme statement,- and Is sometimes: metby the remonstrance That seems Improbable when the day's occurrences are so far, ' beyond . one's control. I cannot always shape events tormj.llklng, and; I do not believe the Christian Scientist can do so either." ; : v rsow & wise unrisuan scientist uoesi not claim Si k. w " " I Now a wise Christian Scientist does events but he n knows from experience events in so lar as tney aiieci tnose who falthfullv follow -its teachings: The demonstrating Christian Scientist no. longer Is disturbed by the recur rence, of -thing which formerly made him miserable, for while they now may epme and go Just as before, they do not leave behind them the results that once made them dreaded. Most of the occurrences, that go to make up what men call a bad day are. harm less- when deprived of their power .to harass and annoy. A blank cartridge may, make as much noise and smoke as a loaded one but it Is stripped of Iti power to wound.. So a right ap plication of Christian Science pulls the sting out of evil, turns defeat Into victory, and makes adveraity the re- crulting ground for prosperity. r Let -us take a few ordinary exam pies. Suppose that this morning you weretold, some unkind and unjust things reputed to have been - said Doni you oy one wnose inenasnip juci' 01 c - falsity and injustice of.lt all,, and the whole day Is cloudtd. But If on the peruays iwuuui -grer m other hand through your understand- US of Christian Science, you are able t0 clear your thought of all sense of burtj anger and resentment, the lie has -been stripped of its power to wonnd the sting is. pulled out of it and you have had a victory worth hue. ' - The day is brighterand you are better for the oVef -fining. Your knowledge of .Christfai Science did A r . v . 1 ( . r 1 i. net prevent the lie ; ; Lorn reaching your eon, tut it did -prevent the poi- son of it from polluting your thought, Tou may recall' the old saying that man was given two ears, one to hear everything and the other to let out thosc things he should not remember. ' In Christian Science we need to learn the art of forgetting as well as re memberlng. forgetting things that are evil, remembering things that are good. Let us take another simple exam pie. Suppose that before you knew of Christian Science, exposure to severe cold would bring about inflammation and serious complications. But since you have modelled your living and your thinking, after the teachings of Christian Science you have been ex posed to cold many times and have suffered no bad results whatever. You may not be able to control the cold weather but you can and do control its effects upon your body. - If you like, let us take another il lustration! One day quite unexpect edly you find your position gone and your salary .cut off. Othen are de pendent upon you, and the sugges tions of failurefear and despondency are clamoring to force their way into your thought Through your knowl edge7 of Christian Science you silence them and scatter - them. Then yon draw closer in thought to Him who Is the source of-all good, knowing that He never faileth, and you start out anew not with the spirit of fear, "but of power and of love and ot a sound mind." Your knowledge of Christian Sci ence, did not avert the loss of your position perhap3. but it did save you from being weighed down by despond ency and dejection; a back-bending load for anyone" to carry when in search of an -opening. Good things come from above; but you cannot see them nor reach them when your head la bowed downwards. , 8uch - exantplea mlgnt be multi plied Indefinitely and 1 aken from the experience 4f those who by knowing something of. Christian Science are today confidently'' facing events and circumstances that;formerly; were an ticipated with' dread and apprehen sion. . The 1 occurrences themselves are ' unchanged, but their evil effects are annulled. ; Z:'r-iy. l' v'- ? Now every man's day is made bright or" dull, profitable or empty, good or bad, not by What happensbut by how he Is affected by what . happens, w f Christian. Science affords v to each .5 one . the- means, cf , bringing Into; .bis 'V day; Just the' brightnessprogress, and-? Vmnf Twe nf - pnnd that. tiA neftds and f :.Each day t then . is, an empire and each man must be either Jts emperor or.itp lave.i,it Isfor'hhn 'and him alori to -determine which ; he will be, the.slave: t advene circumstance or the.;, master of its results:. Mrt Eddy admonishes us in Science ' and Health to Hmeet every advene clr cumstance aa its master.. Not only shows' ns h6wiit l'to be doner; She supplies : not only ' the impulse; :; but the ' method as'welL : f':i V To rule the day wisely. Justly,: ben eficently. - we must begin it rightly. Christian 'Science is showing -men and women in every-walk : ; of life: thai , - . . tiin hV ,. Atnch If with. i cavils ftr w w vM - - - j teem njverrayemwrc the ranks of those who -had long sincef ceased to pny for their prayers- ? i 77"l- Z-t.,l-- . i.. invln. irZX: Bieau i'5" lurr -ir ! them the saying "a. good way to make a good day vis to start it with a pray er" came. Ukea plausible tale : that has 'been disproved. . Something , that sounded well, but did not work out in practice, But through Christian Sci- ence ue7 have :. learned Ho pray arighL and npw they are glad to tea tify from their ; own experience that the prayer of the righteous availeth 6BIuiCuCTo, C i pwer wuicu JUte -anowieage uiai sji gooa is v P i - o- utu.vusm. -- - t - ' Jwm-nttt-hmwr to show Uhat In Christian Science there are' no prayer In Christian Science is net an Science there arend formal prayers for special occasions. It has no prayer ; book.- The Xord's Prayer Is repeated in -unison at all - Christian Science services, and be- tides this there is one short prayer ieeommended for daily use. So simple is It, yet so reverent in its phraseol ogy, so dlrecL yet universal in its in clusions, so free from every sugges tion of sect or doctrine is it, that it can be unreservedly used by any sln cere; man or woman of any church or cf no church. Here it is as Mrs. us that which He has al really done, Eddy has given It to us: (to give us, what. He has already be- i "Thy Kingdom come! Let the stowed, shows Ignorance of His na reign of divine Truth,. Life and . Love tnre on our P11 or heedlessness of be established In me, and rule out of , a laws. me all sin: and may Thr Word en-' " is much as though a man were rich the affections of all mankind and r.rn thm " fMMni Art VTit sc. ji) The day that is begin with This 1 I - prayer or any otner equauy unsemsn ana upuiting, is sure to De a oetier, happier, healthier and holier day b Cause of it. , Prayer. uiricuy speaamg mere are out iwo juu ui pici mwe mi swu, ing aright, or we are praying amiss, The prayera that men classify as ii.uu muse uit axe uuu we me pin;- - Methodist, Presbyterian, Baptist, Episcopalian, Christian Scientist or what not, are either good prayers or poor ones. The labels they bear can- not make them good if poor, or poor if Rood. The Drayer that ascends to Him who knows our needs before we ask is not winged by creed, tradi- tlcn, or personality. The Christian Science prayer results in the healing ot sickness and the destruction oi . 1 . 1 - tin, not because cf its name, but be- cause of Its nature It is the act of one who has learned. From the nar- row, gloomy aisles of prejudice some- Hires come these complaining words: "Why indeed should I ask a Chris- tian Scientist to pray fr me when . OIUGENCIA IMPORTED HAVANA CIGARS, VAN.' DYCK QUALITY CIGAR3 GENERAL ARTHUR CIGARS, -ROBERT; BURNS CIGARS, ALHAMBRA CIGARS (Manila)' Or, glre .hlma; 1?; ;.:v- it viclB. , '-jiuii.. a - Sincere nau. c"rfc'--.ir-,,l,!.i!,cAif Sincerity i tte. lil.;trfrfii,riiittn .!W- it lia 71 7i)T f-7Z ikwk pciracq ;,-5ano n fourth pagepfV tie remarkable chap- ..page piLne.remarjcaxie cnap i PretTjrai. Eddy? uses these ter.on. Prayer, "Mrs. E words:- V- ' :.': ,CJlie'habitu.:''8trnggleto be al ways good 13 iceaslnt prayer." . , . "What we most .need, let, the prayer of fervent desire, "for grbwth in grace, expressed in patience, meeknesr love, and good deedaC . ' And again ;oft;page"lr , I'Self-forgetf ulness(purlty, ' and af- lection are constant prayers. Hon of true prayer thlt: the tew ex-,a ijtiacta I have read, you can only serve - , .nmnu nf ft. i,ir.iota tk 1 N . X 1 liwiu. W uu' I '"-'''QS"-;v,:r vUi.iirvWimi-? :;'V:'-,;-'':.,-.;-. v -". tr ' " ' ' ' ft' ' " ' . prayer In' Christian Science, is nt an'prayer that brings the child closer to affair of: words but of living, not of eloquence, - but of character. , It iip not the man who begs the hardest o the loudest; or with the greatest flrtency whose prayers are answered. It has been wisely said that: - ; "The things which men most; ad mire in public prayer are the things that God least regards." God has given to every one of Hi3 children all good things, heoce beg-! ging and beseechiug , Him to do for to fall heir to a large sum of money hich was deposited for 'arm In a cer- tain bank. He needs seme of It and an f-nsQ tn tho hanV rrl otonHlnr In - - wuionciwucu beg. and beseeches fnd eloquently .area "H8m 1 Jrt ?! ts so badly be handed out to ' v. . , . : t w T .7 "infinite wisdom, how trivial, how in- brother who has received a similar legacy, takes a different course. In- teaa or publicly exhorting the bank. be quieuy basies.bimself to learn us rules, the las v.hich are to be ob- servea Dy tacse wno wnuia araw oui their funds. He obeys those laws am! shapes his actions accordingly. He learns to fin out a cheque, takes it tc tne ngnt piaca at tne ngnt time, ana gets hia, money. Is the other man justified in complaining, "I do not see why my metfiod of getting what I need j .. 1- 1 is not as effective. as his when I am just as?earnest and sincere as he is." The reason is plaln4xe has failed to , gain an understanding of certain fun damental laws and then to obey them. So Jt is with those who follow the teachings of Christian Science about Holiday PIPES Merchandise Order; In any amounL; and Wc pay cxpr co :..- ;Mls Q THE CORNER sFORT AND KING yi a; cr. - h e uw ; in , cuu ei uwi. v change -His mind about something we would i greatly like to, have done, but we" are striYing to learn what Is; His mind about that thing, and then Joy I ously conform xur:mlnds to His.- As our much beloved Phillips Brooks once expressed -it:i:W.v-''- "Prayer Is. not conquering God'a re luctance, but taking : hold of God's wlllingne8s.-H '.' - i . :- i -': ; ''-: -J y . i -The fair standara by which A prayer should be measured Is; not by how many greatly desired things It brings to' us, - but how many better thoughts It leaves behind it T The prayer which does not leave us cheerfully ready ? to aid in carrying out God's plans,: even though the opposite '. of our own; the prayer that does not rise higher' than material things or reach farther; than one's own Interests, lacks the wings to carry It to heaven. .; , We can ask no better evidence that prayer nas oeen answerea man ait- a prayer has been answered than aft- erwards to feel so near . to the Giver or an gooa as to nave lost signt 'or what we asked' Him to 'give us. The his Father' that brings man closer to his God and. leaves him there is not a barren one, whether it was uttered In the silence of one's thought, in the sanctuary, the noisy street the. rush ing train or on the rolling sea. Nei ther time nor place dan restrain or restrict the ; prayer of unselfed love, for after all, love for God and man is the essence of prayer. Coleridge has truly said "He prayeth best who loveth best All things both great and small. or the dear God who loveth us He made and loveth all." The prayer that results in no dis appointment is the prayer that carries our highest desires to God and -con tentedly leaTea them in Hie hands" I.!!" L "f.rnd8: oCwn tatott wa t 1 OUr LUUlXin, WO Will gel more of happiness out of our praying. T.e trouble with much of nur nrav- KfLTnnS because we want him to badly, , personal affairs are A'- rA spread before the searching gaze of'curns' wo 1,1 UI" significant must appear our iancied necessities. If God were to gsant us what we asked merely, becau se we asked it, how much of wretchedness and heartache and misery woifld be ours which we are now spared! The poetess Hannah Moore has ex- pressed this thought "So weak is man, ' "So ignorant and blind, that did not God "Sometimes withhold a merov which we ask. prayer is to be answered let us first tneir oraer, taxing up nnsi me pnt We should be ruined at our own re- assure ourselves that it conforms to that patience has in a Christian Sci quest." our highest sense of right and then ence treatment, a Christian Science The Founder of Christian Science attributes to prayer combined with vigilance and diligence, the abundant blessings which have accompanied the progress of Christianity wherever it : has been manifested in healing the! t " J . The liiiiiSPlaipi ' " - ' :-":'- A' '""' r " - -. - ' -'-"' -f ;. Cr,- -."- stum NOTHirC EASIER TO SOLVE I FlH E ISvA'S MO K E It .-1 : :.V' and SIIOKERS ARTIOLES-rin coto TOBACCOS! WW let him-choose his own articles at any i v' HOUSS OF STAPLES i V? j ; ; sick: and saving the. sinner. 7 !. - : The world's -progress In civilization, in so far as it embraces "the enduring, the good and the true,. (Science and Health) isdue "to Christianity and without Sprayer Christianity is incon ceivable. .Mankind In. general, ani even that portion of it :whlch 'is ac counted Christian,: has little concep tion, of the part. that Christianly sci entific. prayer has taken In the better ment of humanity, : and is ignorant of what'it Is yet to accomplish; ; Mn. Eddy "Is by no means alons in the acknowledgment , of the power, of prayer.. U. ul k0:-:i Tennyson caught the same great truth ; and j expressed ? ; It simply 1 ; as follows: ; .?.-'.: l : "More things are wrought by prayer -. 'Than this world dreams 'of.,"-: whlchrdlscloses: his recognition of;; a fact we should keej? before us in our praying; that .although . God- may not always rgive- us what we' wish, he. does give us, what; we needor. as Mri. Ed dy has so helpfully epitomized it. "Divine Love always; has met and al ways will : meet1 every human v need." (Science and Health 494.) ( i v It would save us many a pang v of disappointments if . we were to test, our prayer by the .little word "right? and its derivatives "IS this prayer a righteous one?" "Am. I 'praying arightr are questions ' that should precede every prayer." May I give you a few passages'; worth remembering that bear directly upon the signifi cance of the word "right" in connec tion with prayer? The first 'Is' from the Bible (Jame 5.16) "The effectual fervent prayer of a reighteous man availeth much." The second I take from the text book of Christian Sci ence (P. 206-12). "The exercise of the sentiments hope, faith, love Is the prayer of the righteous. . This prayer, governed by Science instead of the senses, heals the sick". And again (Science and Health 2-5) "The desire which goes forth hungering aft er righteousness is blessed of our Father, and it does not return unto us void " The third is chosen from Scotland's blithesome singer, Robert Burns, who in his "Cotter's Saturday '"s"1 11 "'- "They never sougblLin vain "Who sought the Lord aright" I might go a step further and quote from Alexander Pope's poem "The Univeraal Prayer" where the wosd right appeara as the basis of ex- pectancy. "If I am right thy grace impart "Still in the right to stay, "If I am wrong. Oh teach my heart "To find that better way." So rather than to wonder if our leave it in the hands of Him who doeth all things well, knowing that then It will not return to us void. Let us know that someonersomewhere be - cause of it will be blessed in tne way that God assigns. S'n";M;'.TT -4 v . Ay-. ..-W-t'' i-i "- -" .; ' ir kit: , . of our stores. :'t, -' Healing in Christian Science K al- , together, by, prayer. The word r er-v ally used Is treatment, but It 13 al--, ways to be understood that a C;rU tian Science treatment U a pryer, and just In the proportion that It 13 a righteous prayer, does It heal the sick, and reform. tha sinner. It 13 cot the prayer of supplication, but of reallza- tlon;. It Is not asking God to. do E:me thing for us but knowing that He has: already done the good thing desired. -. It is the prayer In which gratitu-3 is supplanting: entreaty, confidence is : expelling doubt, and perfect' lord 13 " casting out' fear. It Is laying at the feet of God the "heart's sincere da sire, uttered ' or unexpressed," then ; patiently "listening- tor His ."Go In . peace.";; It is the prayer of rejoicing, of conquest, of .hnmility, of unselfed ; love. !: -'- :v'-:-". :: As -every . Christian Science " treat ment' rightly ' given Is a righteous ; prayer,: we should ' more frequently , than we do, - think ot our treatment - ' and speak of It as prayer. '-'" " . Saint James tells us the prayer of faith shall save the sick. "What tnaj : we not' expect: then of the prayer wherein there is not only the abund- ance of faith, but also 6f understand' ing, ? wisdom,-' spiritual power i ' and : above all - of love. ; Every Christian- Science treatment ' built: up of these. - . ; elements ;of righteousness heals the ";' sick, and comforts the sorrowing. -. The ; Praytr 0 . Patience. -:. - Every " circumstance, ' condition or .. - " occurrence, good, bad or lndlffeirentr -can be. made better by Christian Sci- f ence treatmient. or : differently jex- ; pressed,-.by Christian Science. prayer. -It not only prevents disease, but .heals " it Not only does it protect,- but? also ; - Coes It bless. It repudiates the as- ; cumed power of evil, and asserts, the omnipotence of ' good.; ;.'-; ;': ;: Let us here consider a ' few of the things that the text book of Christian Science specifically . points ? out : as worthy of the prayerful endeavors of every Christian man or woman, things that enter Into the bone' and sinew, the very pith and : marrow-of right ness, righteeousness. On -page4 of Science and Health are named four of them as follow: "What we inoat need Is the prayer of fervent desire for growth in graceexpressed in. pa tience, meekness, love, and good deeds," and on page 15 are named the ether three "wlf-forgetfumeas.'vpur' Ity, and affection are constant pray era." 'X noble group of admirable vir tues. heaven-born and heaven bringing; whose acquisition in some degree is within reach of every God-loving man and woman. Let us briefly consider them in prayer. Taking this audience as a criterion of intelligent mankind in general, I would venture to assert that for ejery (Continued on page thirteen) c .Y,"-.: :.'.