Immortality: A Clerical Symposium on what are the Foundations of the Belief in the Immortality of Man

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J. Nisbet, 1885 - Immortality - 259 pages
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Page 148 - If any man willeth to do his will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it be of God, or whether I speak from myself.
Page 25 - God overlooked; but now he commandeth men that they should all everywhere repent: inasmuch as he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by the man whom he hath ordained ; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Page 166 - Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies that broke through language and escaped; All I could never be, All, men ignored in me, This, I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped.
Page 62 - Being therefore always of good courage, and knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord (for we walk by faith, not by sight) ; we are of good courage, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be . at home with the Lord.
Page 97 - As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Page 103 - ... assert Eternal Providence, and justify the ways of God to man.
Page 104 - Thou like a fury takest us out of this present life, but the King of the world shall raise us up, who have died for his laws, unto everlasting life.
Page 63 - Ye whose hearts are fresh and simple, Who have faith in God and Nature, Who believe that in all ages Every human heart is human, That in even savage bosoms There are longings, yearnings, strivings For the good they comprehend not, That the feeble hands and helpless, Groping blindly in the darkness, Touch God's right hand in that darkness And are lifted up and strengthened;— Listen to this simple story, To this Song of Hiawatha!
Page 31 - Garden of Trinity, on an evening of rainy May; and she, stirred somewhat beyond her wont, and taking as her text the three words which have been used so often as the inspiring trumpet-calls of men, — the words God, Immortality, Duty, — pronounced, with terrible earnestness, how inconceivable was the first, how unbelievable the second, and yet how peremptory and absolute the third.
Page 210 - And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it : that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.

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