Moral Leadership and the Ministry

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Horace Worth Company, 1912 - 200 pages

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Page 35 - For I think that God hath set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death : for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to Angels, and to men.
Page 35 - Even unto this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwellingplace ; and labour, working with our own hands...
Page 17 - This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that JESUS CHRIST came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.
Page 21 - Their enemies themselves not unfrequently acknowledged it. The love shown by the early Christians to their suffering brethren has never been more emphatically attested than by...
Page 21 - Never before was a religious transformation so manifestly inevitable. No other religion ever combined so many forms of attraction as Christianity, both from its intrinsic excellence, and from its manifest adaptation to the special wants of the time.
Page 117 - The water that I shall give you, shall be in you a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
Page 168 - government of the people, for the people and by the people, should not perish from the earth.
Page 35 - To the present hour we both hunger and thirst and we are poorly clothed and beaten and homeless. And we labor working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted we endure; being defamed we entreat. We have been made as the filth of the world, the off scouring of all things until now.
Page 129 - The willing department of our nature. . .dominates both the conceiving department and the feeling department; or, in plainer English, perception and thinking are only there for behavior's sake. I am sure I am not wrong in stating this result as one of the fundamental conclusions to which the entire drift of modern physiological investigation sweeps us.
Page 5 - ... how to labor together with God instead of becoming a cog in some great machine ; how to maintain peace of mind amid the disasters, illusions, and tragedies of experience, — this is the cry for power which goes up from many a life, ensnared — as whose is not ? — in the mechanism and materialism of the world.

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