Until one attains to some knowledge of Christian Science, how almost incredible seems the story of the poor widow who took Elijah into her home, shared with him her scanty fare, and became the beneficiary of so much blessedness,—"the barrel of meal wasted not, neither did the cruse of oil fail;" and, transcending all this, her little son was brought back to life. It was no more than a touching and beautiful legend to the writer until the day she met a young father who told how his child had been restored to health through Christian Science treatment, when the best material aid had been found of no avail, when the sentence had been pronounced, and when the erring young father cried to God, as the widow had cried to the prophet, "Art thou come unto me.
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