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Testimonies of healing


The healings published in The Christian Science Journal and Sentinel are verified by people who can vouch for the testifier or who know of the healing. This page aggregates the most recent testimonies of Christian healing from individuals and families around the world. Testimonies have have been published in the Christian Science periodicals for well over a century.

Journal Testimonies

October 2014

Healing of symptoms of asthma

Mary Nickerson

When I was young, I always had trouble breathing when the fog rolled in where I lived in Santa Monica, California. While the condition wasn’t diagnosed,...

October 2014

Gratitude is a lifesaver

Patricia Gantt Reiman

Gratitude is a powerful healing quality—and it’s a lifesaver. I know, because it saved my life years ago.  It’s also a lifesaver in the Bible sto...

October 2014

Unclasping fear’s hold

Hillary Brownell

For a period of over a year, I experienced unreliable vision and recurring painful irritation in my eyes, which interfered with safe driving and hindered...

October 2014

Stomach pain ceased

Malcolm Jackson

Over a period of a year or so, I experienced severe stomach cramps every three or four weeks. I prayed for myself as we are taught in Christian Science a...

Sentinel Testimonies

September 22, 2014

Swollen foot healed

Garwin Smith

I had started reusing a pair of boots (previously relegated to the back of the closet) for walks with my canine companion. After the first walk, I recall...

September 22, 2014

Burn healed

Carol Wootton

I had been preparing a meal using a stainless steel skillet, which had to go into the oven at 400 degrees for half an hour. When I reached into the oven...

September 22, 2014

Saved from suicide

Suzanne Goewert

Many years ago, about ten years after I’d taken Christian Science class instruction, I desperately needed help. Another class-taught Christian Scientist,...

September 22, 2014

Injured hand healed quickly

Kaye Cover

A few years ago I was employed as a caregiver for an elderly man. One day, after helping him to the car to give him a ride home, I had to return briefly...