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"SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN"

From the March 1920 issue of The Christian Science Journal


IT would appear to be the privilege of the human mind to consider itself immune from the perpetration of sins recorded against past generations of the human race; and this is because the human mind acts in a reverse manner to that indicated by Paul, the metaphysician, and wrestles with flesh and blood instead of with impersonal evil manifesting itself through every age and race. Many Christians have sung the stanza:— "When mothers of Salem their children brought to Jesus, The stern disciples drove them back and bade them depart; But Jesus saw them ere they fled and sweetly smiled and kindly said, 'Suffer little children to come unto me.