faith and action from the writings of f.d. maurice

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Page 34 - For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named...
Page 34 - And the LORD thy God will put out those nations before thee by little and little: thou mayest not consume them at once, lest the beasts of the field increase upon thee.
Page 15 - Brethren, I believe it is not dangerous, but safe — not a homage to falsehood, but to truth — in our judgment of those who are departed, to follow David's example. We may dwell upon bright and hallowed moments of lives that have been darkened by many shadows, polluted by many sins; those moments may be welcomed as revelations to us of that which God intended his creatures to be ; we may feel that there has been a loveliness in them which God gave them, and which their own evil could not take...
Page 64 - The Lord hath poured upon you the spirit of a deep sleep": "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ"; "God shall send them delusion, that they should believe a lie"; "Turn ye, turn ye, for why will ye die!" "That they all might be damned which believe not the truth.
Page 152 - Vespignano, about fourteen miles from Florence, his attention was attracted by a boy who was herding sheep, and who, while his flocks were feeding around, seemed intently drawing on a smooth fragment of slate, with a bit of pointed stone, the figure of one of his sheep as it was quietly grazing before him. Cimabue rode up to him, and, looking with astonishment at the performance of the untutored boy, asked him if he would go with him and learn, to which the boy replied that he was right willing if...
Page 96 - Competition is put forth as the law of the universe. That is a lie. The time is come for us to declare that it is a lie by word and deed. I see no way but associating for work instead of for strikes.
Page 184 - But if ever I do any good work, and earn any of the hatred, which the godly in Christ Jesus receive, and have a right to, it must be in the way I have indicated, by proclaiming society and humanity to be divine realities, as they stand, not as they may become, and by calling upon the priests, kings, prophets of the world to answer for their sin in having made them unreal by separating them from the living and eternal God who has established them in Christ for His glory. This is what I call digging,...
Page 112 - World," which careful librarians put into their shelves when their books are absent. Some of the Histories that our age has produced are books in the truest sense of the word. They illustrate great periods in our own annals, and in the annals of other countries. They show what a divine discipline has been at work to form men ; they teach us that there is such a discipline at work to form us into men. That is the test to which I have urged that all books must at last be brought ; if they do not bear...
Page 87 - Oh ! let us give over our miserable notion that poor men only want teaching about things on the surface, or will ever be satisfied with such teaching ! They are groping about the roots of things, whether we know it or not.
Page 46 - ... of all study, and of very sincere affection. That I may know him, I must get what light I can from any of his acts or discourses. Whatever names they bear, however they may be classified, they will show us something of him ; it may be his weakness, it may be his strength. Only...

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