Wanted - a Congregation

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Christian century Press, 1920 - Church work - 213 pages

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Page 132 - Even the youth shall faint, and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall ; but they that wait upon the Lord, shall renew their strength. They shall mount up on wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they
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Page 192 - Exactly why did people go to church? . . . To hear a sermon? Was that all? Was there not another — indeed a primary — function of the church that he, Blue, had completely ignored? Was he helping to satisfy that irresistible heart-hunger of the normal human soul for a closer contact with the Infinite?" Pondering this, Lloyd Douglas joins himself for a moment to a great company including members so diverse as Ralph Waldo Emerson and St. Teresa of Avila. He has finally discovered what he calls the...
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Page 184 - But then, he reflected, even if he should work himself to death — that would not be an altogether inappropriate way for a man to die who had sworn to follow the leading of one whose ministry had encountered a tragedy at thirty-three ! X A VACATION INVENTORY IT was ten o'clock.
Page 81 - Drawing on his pipe, the editor in Wanted — a Congregation says reflectively to the Reverend Mr. Blue, "Dan . . . next to human blood, black ink is the most redemptive chemical in the world.
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