Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures
Mary Baker Eddy

CHAPTER 11 - Some Objections Answered

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CHAPTER 11 - Some Objections Answered

And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not. Which
of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why
do ye not believe me? - Jesus.

But if the spirit of Him that raised up Jesus from the dead
dwell in you, He that raised up Christ from the dead shall
also quicken your mortal bodies by His spirit that dwelleth
in you. - Paul.

( - Some Objections Answered -)
The strictures on this volume would condemn to oblivion the truth, which is raising up thousands from helplessness to strength and elevating them from a theoretical to a practical Christianity. These criticisms are generally based on detached sentences or clauses separated from their context. Even the Scriptures, which grow in beauty and consistency from one grand root, appear contradictory when subjected to such usage. Jesus said, "Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God" [Truth].

(Supported by facts)
In Christian Science mere opinion is valueless. Proof is essential to a due estimate of this subject. Sneers at the application of the word Science to Christianity cannot prevent that from being scientific which is based on divine Principle, demonstrated according to a divine given rule, and subjected to proof. The facts are so absolute and numerous in support of Christian Science, that misrepresentation and denunciation

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