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Nature from her sleep isto waking
Prom her icy bondage breaking,
Vernal lite and beauty taking.
Ia, the winter is past!
Birds their earols sweet are sitaing.
Trees and flow'rs their fragrance brtag
Lo, the winter is past!
Lo, the winter is past!
Ia our hearts new Joy is dawning,
On this happy Easter morning.
Every life with hope adorning,
Lo, the winter is past!
Gene are Lenten gloom and sadness.
Bright our path with Faster gladness
Ia, the winter isto peat!
IA, the winter is peat!
--Easter Melody.
Impressive Services in Moscow
Held Under the Regime
of the Czars.
h the days before the suppressioa
of the patriarchate by Peter the Great,
ea Good Friday, or, as -the Russians
say, Great Friday--the patriarch, In
humble Imitation of our Lord's entry
Into Jerusalem, rode on an ass from
the Church of Blessed Basil. in Moe
cow, across the mosaie at fluttering
doves, through the Gate of the Savior,
op to the Kremlin, but last year the
patriarch was forbidden entrance in
the anident way, sys the Detroit
News. Indeed, It war late on Easter
ewe boore his boliness knew with cer
tainty that be should be allowed tp
edlebrate ina his own cathedral on the
morrow. In spite of the shellins and
desecratlen o the ancient citadel by
WlNm ae Kreuile.
 ovt res, amid the crew oe
e( adftsWt ttmesqs tothe faith, the
patrarchs edatated at easter.
ater ev, tr two houre bedres
mido-ght, em hears the Acts of the
-e Apostsse read. MeawhbE the
m - send esdies, lighted one by e,
-i alke piemes In ones ken. The
eh swmin, la the hows liae a
g easear. Thean s veates of the
ee r open a I e vestments
4, nepal prgie, aftarhs, ishops
-- pests, wt salr and crstall
,esss, like a tarrent, seed the churc
w sen ~iat sO ikdar
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Ueras ete tn rch to el ti earth.
b o th ae tower of John th Gret
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Christian Science de
By Bliss Knapp, C. S. B.
(Continued from Page 1) m
Basic Rule of Christian Science.
Ever since the time of the early di
Christian Fathers, those who had re
ceived some proof df God's power and
willingness to heal almost invariably
lost the gleam that their pure faith tc
had brought them; and they dropped Ji
back, as did ,Luther, into dependence fc
on material means and remedies ac- g,
cording to the custom of their times. st
But Mrs. Eddy's purpose was to seek pl
something more than faith, even the tt
understanding which would enable'
her to heal all manner of sin and dis
ease with the directness and regular- eI
ity of a Science; for that which one hi
really understands can never be lost.
Possibly the first step in gaining the h
Science of Christian healing came with
her ability to detect in her own mind sl
the difference between the thoughts hI
which come from divine Principle, and
the aggressive suggestions of the flesh. eI
which St. Paul classified as the carnal
mind; for he said, "To be carnally tl
minded is death; but to be spiritually so
minded is life and peace." Here are tl
two opposite sources of thinking, as ft
opposite as God and Satan. The si
thoughts coming from God express the tl
joy and harmony of life; but the sug- g
gestions of the carnal mind seek to fi
drag one down to sin and death. p
Knowing that opposites can never d
abide together in one's thought at the it
same time, Mrs. Eddy was impelled to
work from the single viewpoint that
"to be spiritually minded is life and k
peace." This, of course, involved a
search into the understanding of the
divine or spiritual Mind, in order to
lay hold of that life and peace. Such p
a scientific segregation of thought is
the first step in learning to pray
aright. t
Of all the systems of religion or o
philosophy known to men, none but tl
the teachings of Christ Jesus and of tl
Christian Science ever have held con
sistently to the one spiritual view- si
point. These teachings, moveover, o
are the 6nly religions that have ti
ever demonstrated the divine power b
to heal physical sickness as well as n
sin. A single sentence in Science ri
and Health with Key to the Scrip- y
tures, presents the process of rea- a
soning by which Mrs. Eddy gained v
that healing power. It is as fol- 'I
lows: "Reasoning from cause to C
effect in the Science of Mind, we f4
begin with Mind, which must be un- 14
derstood_ through the idea which
expresses it and cannot be learned
from its opposite, matt." This is
indeed the rule of logic which bases C
the teachings of Christian Science. 0
Reasoning from the viewpoint of 1
God, or divine Principle, one must
naturally see all things. as God sees
them,--complete, harmonious and
eternal. His true nature can be un- r
derstood through the idea which ex
presses that nature, even as the idea
of honesty reveals the nature of an r
honest God, but that nature can
never be uhderstood from its oppo
site, dishonesty. Since Jesus proved
that healing, like honesty, expresses
the nature of God, one needs only
to recoglise and heed God's prom- I
ises to heal in order to experience t
that healing power. Like honesty t
and goodness, this healing power
Smust be obeyed from the heart and
, not the head, and only as it is thus
I lived can it properly be understood
and demonstrated.
- Jesus' Early Experaleme. t
Mrs. Eddy has declared in her
book, Science and Health, that "the
Sermon on the Mount is the essence
of this Science." Let us now apply
the test of our rule of logic to that
standard of Christian teaching. Af
ter Jesus was baptized by John, the
SBaptist, a voice from heaven was
heard to say, "This Is my beloved
Son, in whom I am well pleased." I
When Jesus received thlat testimony,
and it wasnoeised abroad that he was
the Son of God, there must have I
burst upon his vision the full mean
ing of unlimited power,--the undis
Dputed heritage of the Son of God.
Has not every one at some time I
wished for unlimited wealth or
power? If one's wildest dreams
were suddenly realized, how would 1
he act? Would he not be tempted
to use his power sellfishly? It is
not surprising therefore that Jesus
was immediately driven into the wil
derness, and tempted to se hi
power for seltish ends. Satan of
fered him all the tingdoms of I-the
earth, if only he would bow down
to the elhims of evil but Jesus
knew the Impossibtit of obeying
two such oppeites as God and Satan.
LWhem he realised that Impoesibility, I
the temptation eased. Then thel
devil departed and only the consci- as
ousness of good remained. In the wi
words of the Epistle to the Hebrews, Jc
"Though he were a Son, yet learned d(
he obedience by the things, which he th
suffered." le
Having learned the divine logic h(
that one can work only from God's tH
viewpoint, and that the divine Mind to
can be understood only through its
own ideas, Jesus entered upon his T
ministry, "teaching in their syna
gogues, and preaching the gospel of
the kingdom ,and healing all man
ner of sickness and all manner of
disease among the people."
Sermon on the Mount. c
Scarcely any one listened at first vi
to the teaching and preaching of at
Jesus, but multitudes thronged him ti
for the healing. The lessons he e"
gained from those experiences are h,
summarized with matchleks sim
plicity In the first and second Bedti
tudes of the Sermon on the Mount.
"Blessed are the poor in spirit:
for theirs is the kingdom ot heav- at
en." Here Jesus pronounces a
blessing on those who have begun
to turn from matter and yearn for re
heaven. They respond naturally to tc
spiritual truth wherever spoken, and T
that spiritual receptivity, which is H
born of God, opens the way to heav- of
enly harmony. he
"Blessed are they that lpourn: for ti
they shall be comforted.' In the ai
second Beatitude. Jesus considers e'
those who have learned through suf- h
ferink to turn from matter. Their tl
suffering had prepared them for T
the Christ healing which brings them S
greater comfort than mere release fi
from physical ills. It brings the tl
peace and harmony of God's king- fi
dom. making the comfort as abid- it
ing as is the kingdom itself. si
These two groups of people seem
to be the only ones ready for the n
kingdom. But Jesus is not unmind
ful that they are still on probation.
Their blessing thus far has been
partly the work of others, as when a S
child first begins to walk. for one S
group was helped along by a preach- 0
er, and the other by a healer. Now ii
they must learn to walk alone. The re
only way by which they can gain li
the divine power for themselves is v
through the qua4ty of meekness. d
"Blessed are the meek: for they h
shall inherit the earth." Dominion c
over all the earth is gained, not si
through matter or the human will, g
but through the divine idea of meek- b
ness. Considered as a group, the if
receptivity that leads to heaven, the W
yearning that gains divine comfort, h
and the meekness that achieves di- v
vine power, are all Ieas of God. a
Through these ideas, ve perceive fi
God's true nature, and we gain per- k
fection by demonstrating these c
ideas. tl
Those Called of God.
It is sometimes charged that p
Christian Scientists make too much p
of the healing minstry of this Science. C
but the critics should remember the a
lesson of the Beatitudes, that only v
two groups of thinkers are really a
prepared for the kingdom. What a
Jesus iterated in the Beatitudes, he b
reiterated in the Parable of the I
great Supper. When the invitations a
to the feast were given out, you may t
remember, all made excuses. One f
had purchased some land, so he t
could not come; another oxen, and
so on. They all begged to be ex
cused but one. That one could not
come because he had married a Wife. t
They were all so absorbed in ma- a
terial things that they gave no heed 3
to spiritual things. So the master a
of the feast found it necessary to ii
turn to those who might be awaken- v
ed through suffering to seek the I
kingdom. He invited the poor, theI
maimed, the halt and the blind,- i
those that mourn, and still there f
was room, for not eveh human asuf
fering had alienated the faith of
many from their reliance on mat- 1
ter. •
Such lessons have taught the 1
Christian Scientist to serv4 (hose '
who are driwn of God, because they
are ready and willing to receive the
blessing according to the plyn of our
great Master. Unless thly come
willingly, through the teaching or
through the healing, they are not
prepared to understand the spiritual
message' for spiritual things must
be "spiritually discerned." Jesus
warned us, moreover, not to give
that which ia holy to the unprepared
thouglet. How many there are who
have re$d a few pages of our text
book, only to declare with a sweep
Ut the hand, '"here is nothing in
itL" Even so, the healing challenges
attention and it cannot be explained
away. One should remember that 1
hero is something else beside hu
man intellect necessary to compre
hend spiritual things. It is indeed
that spiritual sense, born of God,
Swhich overcomes sin and disease
first in one's self, and then In others.
But if one is wedded to some posi
tion in his church, bausiness or so
eiety, sad he begs to be exzased, he
is not ready for the blesaainS. Heae
the uselessness of all proselytng.
propaganda. Goed msat indeed open
the way to every sincere seeker
thronah God's own ideas.
ams t the (~fmbaer.
Wen Mrs. Eddy established her
chirek in 187i, she deeland that
its objeet was to "nsulatate prir
tive Christiaaty and its lest element
of hlng.". The haling of sin
has alwas been 1euaredid s a pror
Sao of the Chriatiua eahrek. We
learn in Christan Slmes that God's
wn is always avalale to heal
phyuiealy ai well a morally. The
Sme praye healed phyplemlly and
morally in 5e trime, and that
pryer m am w j divide4 d its
h-al offet when - ne dr
the Le ar e i the mel - the
senger of God, for all time, with the nu
works of healing. "Go and show th
John again those things which ye pr
do hear and see: the blind receive se
their sight, and the lame walk, the nt
lepers are cleansed, and the deaf TI
hear, the dead are raised up, and of
the poor have the gospel preached to
to them. And blessed is he, who- br
soever shall not be offended in me." tip
The Christian Science Church has co
adopted a similar metho'd for an
swering 'honest inquiry about the th
Comforter which Jesus promised to ca
send us from the Father, and which na
he defined as the "Spirit of truth."
Therefore all Christian Science
churches throughout the world pro- w
vide a mid-week testimony meeting, of
at which members of the congrega- E
tion may testify to the healing pow
er of God, which they themselves
have seen or experienced. yi
The Bible In erpreter.
The divine power which can do C
good, but not evil, has been inter- tt
preted in Mrs. Eddy's book, Science to
and Health with Key to the Scrip
tures, with such clearness and sim
plicity, that it is a frequent occur
rence with the sick and the sinning at
to be healed by reading this book. at
The last chapter of Science and (11
Health contains one hundred pages ct
of testimonials by those who have of
been healed of organic and func- m
tional diseases simply by reading m
and studying this book. Practically m
every sin and disease humanly known T
has, at some time, been healed by fI
the teachings of Christian Science. fr
The question, "'How does Christian
Science heal?" is answered by these
fruits. There is no mystery about
the operation of Christian Science.
for the power of God's truth is in
itself, and it needs only to be under
stood in order to be manifested.
Those who receive such blessings,
naturally give thanks to God and to
His Christ for the promised qom
It should be well understood that
Science and Health with Key to the
Scriptures, does not take the place
of the Bible, but it has so clearly
interpreted the Bible as to bring a
return of .primitive Christian heal
ing. Moreover it confirms the di
vinity of Christ Jesus and of his won
derful works. The fact that people
have been healed of cancers, tumors.,
consumption, the drug habit, and
so on, simply by reading a book and
gaining its spiritual Import, should
be a most convincing proof that it
is not the human will or carnal mind
which does the healing. Even Jesus
himself was forbidden to use his own
will in healing, for it is t*e truth
about God ands man that makes us
free. Healing is not gained from a
knowledge of sin, matter or the
carnal mind; it is gained from the
truth about the spiritual Mind where
life, health and happiness abound.
Since the divine Mine is everywhere
present, it is never transmitted nor
projected. Since the facts about
God are the'" same everywhere, one
needs only to realize those facts
wherever he may be, to know they
are Just as true everywhere,-right
where a patient most needs the
help. As one realizes that divine
Presence, together with the nature
of that Presence, he must realize
the very presence ot life, health and
freedom; for "Where the Spirit of
the Lord is, there is liberty."
Animal Magnetisan.
It should be perfectly eBident
that one can never suffer from
aught that comes from the spiritual
Mind, for that Mind brings only life
and peace. If he suffer at all, then,
it must come from the carnal mind,
which is sin and death, and it must
Ibe by reason of his belief that God
is afar off, which really is not true.
Suffering, then, is really just a
false belief allout God's absence; for
when one realizes God's ever pres
ence, the belief disappears aub the
healing Presefte appears. St. Paul
described the effect of that false be
lief when he sAld, "Thegood that I
would, I do not; but the evil which
I would not, that I do./' Te same
condition was referred to also by
Job, who declared, "When I looked
for good, then evil came unto me;
and when I waited for light, there
came darkness." Such mental dark
ness therefore is but a beliet of
God's absence,-a belief In a power
apart from God.
SThe belle in a power apart from
l God, which seeks to pervert cue's
Snatural goodness s referre4 to by
our dictionaries as "animal magne
tism."' It is not a modern invention,
I as you may observe from the refer
Sence to it by Job and St. Paul. Bible
I scholars concede the Book of Job to
I be one of the oldest in the Bible, and
- this Book describes in detail how
- Job succeeded In learing himself
I from the influenece of animal mag
netism so that he coul& finally de
Sldare. "Yet in my flqsh shall I see
. God."
Animal mhbeetism Is undoubtedly
what is meant by the tqrm "Satan"
In .the Bible. It "changed the truth
of God into a lie," accordin to St.
Paul "ead worLshipped a, served
the creature more than the Crdstor."
Its mental oceultism was employe4q
by the magicians and sorerers to op
pose the works of Moses and Jem-s,
r the prehet and apeetles. The mod
t orn epoents of animal magnetism
are rknown as memmerism. hyp
Ss like. These w all em
pll1 some torm et vl rery mg
e geIntlo, or trausmimele of thought,
Si)ti of whrdb is the u.eet: of the
lersual tmind, wbaeW Ih 4fedm-i
SIte eld a iwe ld " t "
i be treanssred tm am pies to
Sanothwer, and ues M holisee In the
-;ul., of God. ft mst he's fain
When l aneul mage eS b4
not." In addition to warning Peter. t
the Master did only one thing. lie;
prayed that the faith which he him- i
self had fostered in the conscious- t
ness of his'disciple should not fail.
T'he substance of faith which is horn
of God will survive the malice of I
the whole earth, and will eventually c
bring the individual under subje4c
tion to the divine Law, absolutely.,
completely and finally.
The mental qualities, or fruits of
the Spirit, which come from God
cannot be hypnotized. "Know ye
not," says St. Paul, "that to whom I
ye yield yourselves servants to obey,
his servants yetare to whom ye ohqy;
whether of sin unto death, or of
obedience unto righteousness,"
Evil suggestions therefore can have
no government 'over an individual
unless he willingly and voluntarily;
yields his obedience to them. As
St. Paul declared to the Romans.
"The law of jhe Spirit of life in
Christ Jesus hath made me free from
the law of sin and death."--free
to do the will of infinite Good.
It is the nature of evilto claim
autocratic power. This thought of
autocracy seems to develop along two
distinct lines; one through the auto
cracy of the individual, and the
other through the autocracy of the
masses. The autocracy of the
masses is well expressed to-day in a
movement known as Ilolshevism.
This movement is the will of the
flash .organized to war against "the,
fruit of the Spirit." It is an attempt
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paper,.- W'hat is the riemedy? It Is to
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which I;,oi lº,stows.-forces whitch
hind man to fulfil his cotntracts, to
deal honestly with his neighbor, and
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