Bible Teaching and Preaching for the Million by Emblems and Proverbs: A Paper Read at a Conference of Church of England Clergy and Sunday-school Teachers Held at Sion College, London Wall, December 15, 1874

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1874 - Preaching - 8 pages
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Page 1 - IN ORIENTAL DRESS; or, Emblems Explanatory of Biblical Doctrines and Morals. With Parallel or Illustrative References to Proverbs and Proverbial Sayings in the Arabic, Bengali, Canarese, Persian, Russian, Sanskrit, Tamil, Telegu, and Urdu Languages.
Page 4 - ... metal, wood or stone, painted walls or images, does that great Spirit dwell so as to be perceived. WE take a skin, and form it into a pretty puppet; we make it play, and then throw it away. But who can see Him who plays with us? THOSE who roam to other lands in pilgrimage to find the God that dwells within them are like a shepherd who searches in his flock for the sheep that he has under his arm.
Page 2 - I have not found it. I have with Solomon given my heart to know madness and folly, yet acquainting myself with wisdom, and can only say with ' the Faust of the Old World,' Cast thy bread on the waters and thou shalt find it after many days.
Page 4 - Pe. xiv. 1. The fool says in his heart, there is no God.
Page 8 - Now, while many lives of Christ have been published, there is not one that gives prominence to this characteristic of His ministry, not even Dr.
Page 2 - While many books have been written on our Lord's life and character, none yet have dwelt on Him as an oriental guru or teacher in...
Page 2 - Bible require a certain amount of education to bo understood, parables, proverbs, and emblems speak in a universal language, drawn from God's great book of nature, open to all to read.
Page 1 - London 1875. A paper read at a conference of Church of England Clergy and Sunday-School teachers.
Page 3 - Presidency ; yet, low as they are in the scale of society, their use of proverbs shows the hold those primitive outpourings of the soul take of tho human mind in all stages of civilisation.
Page 2 - The parables of Christ are equally acceptable to the children of the sun, as to the cold Saxon.

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