The Christian Faith: A System of Dogmatics, Volume 1

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1915 - Lutheran Church - 952 pages

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Page 373 - By faith we understand that the worlds have been framed by the word of God, so that what is seen hath not been made out of things which do appear.
Page 351 - The night cometh when no man can work,. yet, when at times I think, as think at times I must, of the appalling contrast between the hallowed glory of that creed which once was mine, and the lonely mystery of existence as I now find it, at such times I shall ever feel it impossible to avoid the sharpest pang of which my nature is susceptible.
Page 397 - Philosophy, and the epitome of all Laboratories and Observatories, with their results, in his single head — is but a Pair of Spectacles behind which there is no Eye.
Page 355 - ... by patient continuance in well-doing seek for glory and honour and immortality...
Page 398 - What is man that Thou art mindful of him? Thou hast made him a little lower than the angels and hast crowned him with glory and honor...
Page 200 - I am the Lord thy God, who have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.
Page 395 - Court would determine the question in exactly the same way, ie, looking at the matter from the point of view of the capacity of the Applicants to advance their present claim, the Court would hold that they had not got such capacity, and hence that the claim was inadmissible. Finally, the Court dealt with what had been called the argument of "necessity".
Page 397 - explain" all, "account" for all, or believe nothing of it? Nay, thou wilt attempt laughter ; whoso recognises the unfathomable, all-pervading domain of Mystery, which is everywhere under our feet and among our hands ; to whom the Universe is an Oracle and Temple, as well as a Kitchen and Cattlestall...
Page 206 - Father in reversed order ("no one knows the Father except the Son and no one knows the Son...").
Page 92 - Believe in God the Father Almighty, and in Jesus Christ our Lord, His only begotten Son, and in the Holy Spirit,3 and ye shall have what ye •desire.

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