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"THE GATE BEAUTIFUL"

From the April 1927 issue of The Christian Science Journal


IN the third chapter of Acts, in one of the most interesting incidents of early apostolic days, it is related that one who had been lame from birth was carried daily and laid "at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful," that he might ask alms of those who entered into the temple. On a certain day, as Peter and John were going to the temple at the hour of prayer, this one lying at the Beautiful gate asked an alms of them, and Peter said to him, "Silver and gold have I none ; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.