Other Denominations Welcome,

TO THE MOTHER'S CHURCH OF SCIENTIFIC CHRISTIANITY

Five generations (around 125 years) ago, a self-well-educated New England lady inclined to the higher ideals of modern society, discovered the Science in Christ Jesus' healing teachings. For four generations, the denominations resisted under The Second Mosaic Commandment (EX20:4-6). Now as the fifth and healing, final generation draws down, Mercy openly signs its closure:

As one would not hedge a crawling infant's play with thorny roses, either for the babe's guidance and instruction or for guarding against baby smugglers, the invitation herein in no wise limits, teaches, nor safeguards Christian Science for the bald newcomer. The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts, makes specific requirements on its church-hold of Members and Branches, and, makes possible for new adherents of this Science to join the Cause and Movement. Differences abound, but the major distinctions between denominations can be redressed, and so resolved:

This article attempts only to depict the freeway route to Christian Science, per the writings and rules of Rev. Mary Baker Eddy, Pastor Emeritus, Leader: The mathematical will find a filament of truth leading onto a proven result; the medical will find a clean, white line coursing through its hospitality:

    CITATIONS READING LIST
  • S&H 360:28 DOCTRINAL DISAGREEMENTS CANCELLED BY CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
  • '01 30:1-18 np Christ Science the next step and steps leading to it
  • Mis 193:22-18 ecclesiastical inertia
  • Pul 21:18-21 np Christian unity spiritual, scientific, prophetic
  • S&H 575:22 spiritual, grander view
  • S&H 565:29-24 dark sense analogous
  • S&H 506:22-10 CREATION RESOLVED BY CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
  • S&H 534:8-18 np prophecy immanent and imminent in Christian Science
  • S&H 323:6 OTHERS APPROXIMATING CHRISTIAN SCIENCE: Love is the way
  • S&H 323:28 disposition felt
  • S&H 266:6 progress chastens the human concept
  • Man 49:1 no vicarious responsibilities for healing
  • Ret 93:1-16 right method currently systematic
  • Mis 21:9-22 meta-and-preter-physical advance in Christian Science
  • Ret 93:17 Science corresponds with Scripture: obsoletes matter
  • My 111:26 professional fallacies, fictions, and falsities
  • S&H 349:13 spiritual meaning is key of Science: foretold
  • S&H 84:3-18,28 Science self-inducted, not self-induced
  • Man 87:1 an especial case of dissolution of priorities
  • Mis 240:9-12 no fretful invitation, no dangerous welcome
  • Mis 356:5-15,22 THE PATH INTO SCIENCE: progress rewarded
  • Man 45:23 sweeping out capriciousness
  • Man 34:17 first, free-standing from other denomination
  • Man 45:14 former churches must enter as Societies
  • Man 45:4 Christian Science Church awaits
  • Ret 64:30 refusal opinioned with, intimidated by physical sense
  • Pul 21:1-17 Christian Scientists united in loving all
  • Man 31:4 morality undiminished
  • Man 44:23 unimpeded progress in Christian Science
  • Man 46:12-10 HEALING PRACTICE PRIVATE
  • S&H 419:31 practical healing assistance
  • My 344:21-6 compliance with compulsory State health laws
  • My 219:15-23 np reporting contagious cases where required
  • Man 92:4 efficacious healings
  • Man 43:5 healing and teaching strictly Scientifically
  • Man 47:11-10 harmless, charitable, concise representations
  • Mis 119:22-19 THOSE HEEDING THE ADVANCE: magnanimous disposition
  • Mis 79:26-23 no spurious healing affiliations
  • Mis 80:24-9 proving the new medicine, not scorning the old
  • Man 42:4-18 re-charter-ing members re-devoted, not re-directed
  • My 303:7 the individual, person understood
  • Man 41:1-25 Christian growth measured, not rampant
  • Man 50:7 incomparable Science
  • Man 58:20 continued proper citation of Author
  • My 354:2 publications authorized not by endorsement
  • Man 43:13-11 correct, authorized literature
  • Man 53:15 hypnotism dropped entirely
  • Man 42:1,19-4 no meddling prayers: persistent defense, not offense
  • Man 40:4 re-charter-ing members' defense graceful
  • Man 72:4-6 np ADVANCING TO BRANCH CHURCH STATUS: required form
  • Man 73:22-14 Branches distinct, unencroached
  • Man 70:10-72:3 Branches self-governed
  • Man 74:15 abiding Christian fellowship
  • Man 45:19 each Branch self-responsible
  • Man 32:26-9 Readers' authority
  • Man 54:25 each Branch self-disciplined
  • Man 51:20 re-charter-ing members amenable to Directors
  • Man 82:10-21 PRACTITIONERS: professional advertisements
  • My 237:16-18 contemporary charges
  • My 204:23 yet a true Christian
  • Man 84:1 lawful defense taught
  • Man 86:16 no arcane Christian Science literature
  • Man 114:5-15 RE-CHARTER-ING MEMBERS: invitation
  • Man 28:25 increased responsibility toward Mother Church
  • Man 34:4 no ersatz Christian Science literature
  • Mis 314:3-31 CHURCH SERVICES: conducted by Readers
  • Man 32:17 Readership preparatory, not commentary
  • Man 58:4 dual and impersonal Pastor
  • Man 59:15-24 exemplary welcome to others and strangers alike
  • Man 60:12-15 np more Soul, less illusion
  • Man 62:7-17,24 SUNDAY SCHOOL EXERCISES: closed, appropriate
  • Pul 8:28-30 realized, eminent practicality
  • My 338:28-9 EDUCATIONAL LECTURES: Truth's better transparencies
  • Man 95:3-19 Lecturers broadly available
  • Ret 61:26-8 increasing demand for Christianly Scientific reality
  • S&H 404:17 sin revised, decreased by Christian Science
  • S&H 226:25 Science attained and retained
  • Man 63:14 READING ROOM PROVISION
  • Man 64:3 centrally sourced literature
  • Man 81:14-9 publication strictly authorized, Christian
  • Mis 113:28 THE CAUSE: well-researched lessons and literature
  • '02 13:5 a legacy of prosperity, inuring no individual
  • My 92:25-15 a generous depiction of culture
  • Mis 127:1-19 Christian Science means great growth
  • My 154:15-15 np Church embraces a nearer, dearer concept of good
  • No 41:12-10 sin losing its hold over other denominations
  • Pul 20:14 compelling seeming
  • Mis 32:17-30 organization compelling
  • My 342:19-12 THE MOVEMENT: The Mother Church accessions all others
  • My 358:30-12 Directors amply authorized
  • My 230:9 law flows into every avenue
  • Mis 148:8 THE CHURCH MANUAL: direction gained by laws
  • Man 104:3 Mother Church not approximated
  • Man 28:3 necessary consistency
  • Man 15:-2-13 np steady focus in Christian Science Church
  • Pul 7:24 PASTORSHIP: one Pastor for all
  • S&H 141:10-24 np spirituality forms function
  • My 162:21 church edifices subordinate to worship
  • Man 131:14-3 precedented consecration of Church edifices
  • Mis 313:25 paucity of ordinations
  • Man 49:19 MARRIAGE DEVOLVED FROM CHURCH: lawful ceremony
  • Man 46:1 spirituality does not infringe legality
  • Mis 297:16-27 Christian Science holds fast that which is good
  • S&H 56:7 temporal provisions guarded, guided, governed
  • S&H 61:29-7 dominion above, and over the mortal concept
  • Mis 285:20-18 imperative growth opposes sensual competitions
  • Mis 288:16-25 Science definite, not devious
  • Mis 298:15 NO BAPTISMS RECEIVED
  • Peo 9:1 baptisms of water ineffectual
  • Mis 203:13-207:6 metaphysics appropriates and super-cedes
  • Mis 288:26 TEMPERANCE
  • Mis 90:8-20 civil obedience
  • Ret 80:12 NOTICE SERVED: Scientists themselves
  • S&H 240:27 active mentality requisite
  • Mis 107:14-110:12 ambition: individual, self-reliant trustworthiness
  • Mis 116:11-119:21 the real Scientist
  • Man 54:19 CORRECT HISTORY ONLY
  • My v:4-vii:15 historical proof of patent
  • Man 64:13-8 Leader's place uncontended
  • My 343:14-15 np individual person unchanged by history
  • My 222:22 permeating the mental atmosphere with Truth
  • Man 49:23 mortal expertise terminal
  • Mis 106:3-14 a versicle of history
  • My 199:18 TIMELY REMINDER: long-standing security extended
  • Mis 318:2-11 sustained and triumphant affection (now finalized)
  • My 346:27-5 specific authorization for continuity of Church
  • S&H 292:1 prophecy fulfilled by steps
  • My 170:11-7 A BENEDICTION REMEMBERED

AFTER-WORD: Who shall be first? is answered scientifically: Those before are not Leaders, nor those after, Followers: Yet one, is. (MIS 232:5-235:25)

/RKP

[We must note here in closing that the plausible actual would become speculative if we merely imagine what persons may have done, said, meant ... the importance is in the demonstration of the Christ Science: not to rediscover that which is today abundant, but discern and live it]


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