A Little Book of Heavenly Wisdom: Selections from Some English Prose Mystics, Volume 84; Volume 443

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Methuen, 1904 - Mysticism - 265 pages
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Page 45 - And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou Simon Barjona, for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven...
Page 42 - The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfils Himself in many ways, Lest one good custom should corrupt the world.
Page 135 - As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you : continue ye in my love. If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love : even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love.
Page 45 - He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am ? And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.
Page xxii - Every man is born an Aristotelian or a Platonist. I do not think it possible that any one born an Aristotelian can become a Platonist; and I am sure no born Platonist can ever change into an Aristotelian.
Page 41 - Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands. They shall perish, but thou shalt endure: yea, all of them shall wax old like a garment; as a vesture shalt thou change them, and they shall be changed: But thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end.
Page 95 - Sell that ye have, and give alms: provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth. 34 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
Page 45 - For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to the Son to have life in himself ; and hath given him authority to execute judgment also, Because he is the Son of man.
Page 83 - And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. "And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there.
Page 107 - Through one reflection upon another, he passed from such instinctive divinations, to the thoughts which give them logical consistency, formulating at last, as the necessary exponent of our own and the world's life, that reasonable Ideal to which the Old Testament gives the name of Creator, which for the philosophers of Greece is the Eternal Reason, and in the New Testament the Father of Men...

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