The Light of Day: Religious Discussions and Criticisms from the Naturalist's Point of View

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1900 - Religion and science - 224 pages

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Page 69 - Naaman was wroth, and went away, and said, Behold, I thought, He will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of the Lord his God, and strike his hand over the place, and recover the leper.
Page 216 - But I say, Did not Israel know ? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you. 20 But Esaias is very bold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not ; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me.
Page 110 - If I looked into a mirror and did not see my face, I should have the sort of feeling which actually comes upon me when I look into this living, busy world and see no reflection of its Creator.
Page 70 - So he turned and went away in a rage. And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean?
Page 139 - From the age of fifteen, dogma has been the fundamental principle of my religion. I know no other religion. I cannot enter into the idea of any other sort of religion; religion, as a mere sentiment, is to me a dream and a mockery.
Page 112 - As the government of the United States is not in any sense founded on the Christian religion...
Page v - My heart shall reap where it hath sown, And garner up its fruit of tears. The waters know their own and draw The brook that springs in yonder heights; So flows the good with equal law Unto the soul of pure delights.
Page 170 - IF the red slayer think he slays, Or if the slain think he is slain, They know not well the subtle ways I keep, and pass, and turn again. Far or forgot to me is near; Shadow and sunlight are the same ; The vanished gods to me appear; And one to me are shame and fame.
Page v - Serene, I fold my hands and wait, Nor care for wind, nor tide, nor sea; I rave no more 'gainst time or fate. For, lo! my own shall come to me. "I stay my haste, I make delays. For what avails this eager pace? I stand amid the eternal ways. And what is mine shall know my face. "Asleep, awake, by night or day. The friends I seek are seeking me; No wind can drive my bark astray, Nor change the tide of destiny.
Page 67 - He judged the cause of the poor and needy — was not this to know me ? saith the Lord;

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