The world is sick, and wherever the children of men
dwell, suffering abounds. On every hand there is a seeking for relief.
It is not the Creator's purpose that mankind shall be
weighted down with a burden of pain, that his activities shall be
curtailed by illness, that his strength wane, and his life be cut
short by disease. But all too frequently the laws established by God
to govern the life are flagrantly transgressed; sin enters the heart,
and man loses sight of his dependence upon God, the source of life
and health. Then follow the penalties of transgression--pain,
To understand the physical laws governing the body and
to bring the life practices into harmony with these laws is a duty
of the first importance.
When sickness comes, it is essential that we employ
the varied agencies which, in co-operation with nature's efforts,
will build up the body and restore the health. There is, also, a larger
and more vitally important question--that of our relationship to the
Creator who originally gave man his life, who made every provision
for his continued happiness, and who today is interested in his welfare.
In this volume you will find a vast fund of information
on life and its laws, on health and its requisites, on disease and
its remedies, on the sickness of the soul and the healing balm of