The Christian Ideal: A Study of Some Distinctive Truth in the Religion of Jesus

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publisher not identified, 1900 - Christianity - 18 pages

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Page 15 - Watch ye therefore : for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning: lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping. And what I say unto you I say unto all, Watch.
Page 16 - ... the kingdoms of this world shall have become the kingdoms of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign for ever and ever.
Page 14 - Christ, who took upon himself the form of a servant, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross...
Page 3 - Jesus received sinners and ate with them, elicited for our everlasting consolation the noble parables of the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son.
Page 8 - These churches accept the religion of Jesus, holding, in accordance with his teaching, that practical religion is summed up in love to God and love to man.
Page 5 - ... quality men may exhibit; amiable or unamiable, as the brothers of Christ, as belonging to his sacred and consecrated kind, as the objects of his love in life and death, they must be dear to all to whom he is dear. And those who would for a moment know his heart and understand his life must begin by thinking of the whole race of man, and of each member of the race, with awful reverence and hope. Love, wheresoever it appears, is in its measure a lawmaking power. ' Love is dutiful in thought and...
Page 15 - Christendom, . . . the providential introduction among the affairs of this world of a divine influence, which shall gradually reach to untried depths in the hearts of men, and become the organising centre of a new moral and spiritual life.
Page 10 - No heart is pure that is not passionate, no virtue safe that is not enthusiastic." The fact that our Nation is not at war affords no ground for smugness, much less for self-applause.' "Then this : 'God hates a godless and empty peace as much as He hates unrighteous war. Let it be sadly said that, in proportion to her swollen wealth, as figures show, America's contribution toward...
Page 5 - the individual has an infinite worth, as being the aim and object of the love of God.
Page 4 - He who has never looked through men's outward conditions to the naked soul and there seen God's image commanding reverence, is a stranger to the distinctive love of Christianity.

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