The Life of Lives: Further Studies in the Life of Christ

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Dodd, Mead & Company, 1900 - 444 pages
 

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Page 228 - God give us men! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith, and ready hands, Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office Cannot buy; Men who possess opinions and a will; Men who have honor; men who will not lie; Men who can stand before a demagogue And damn his treacherous flatteries without winking; Tall men, sun-crowned, who live above the fog In public duty and in private thinking...
Page 206 - For I spake not unto your fathers, nor commanded them in the day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt, concerning burnt offerings or sacrifices : but this thing commanded I them, saying : — " Obey My voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be My people : and walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you, that it may be well unto you.
Page 131 - Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days : But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise...
Page 270 - Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, which were done in you, had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.
Page 213 - Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying : This people draweth nigh unto Me with their mouth, and honoureth Me with their lips ; but their heart is far from Me. But in vain they do worship Me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
Page 233 - And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.
Page 110 - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.
Page 561 - Waft, waft, ye winds, His story; And you, ye waters, roll, Till, like a sea of glory, It spreads from pole to pole ; Till o'er our ransomed nature, The Lamb for sinners slain, Redeemer, King, Creator, In bliss returns to reign ! H.
Page 163 - He shall not strive, nor cry aloud; neither shall any one hear his voice in the streets ; a bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgement unto victory : and in his name shall the Gentiles hope.
Page 205 - Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD ? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

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