Creed and Deed: A Series of Discourses

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Society for Ethical Culture, 1880 - Belief and doubt - 243 pages
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Page 166 - Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light: The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.
Page 157 - Raca, shall be in danger of the council : but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. Therefore, if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath aught against thee, leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way, first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
Page 58 - For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the Lord, to serve Him with one consent.
Page 158 - These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not: -But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. And as ye go preach saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand, Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils; freely ye have received, freely give.
Page 157 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith; these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
Page 174 - Who dare express Him? And who profess Him, Saying: I believe in Him! Who, feeling, seeing, Deny His being, Saying: I believe Him not! The All-enfolding, The All-upholding, Folds and upholds he not Thee, me, Himself? Arches not there the sky above us? Lies not beneath us, firm, the earth? And rise not, on us shining, Friendly, the everlasting stars ? Look I not, eye to eye, on thee, And feel'st not, thronging To head and heart, the...
Page 70 - O GOD, heavenly Father, who by thy Son Jesus Christ hast promised to all them that seek thy kingdom, and the righteousness thereof, all things necessary to their bodily sustenance ; Send us, we beseech thee, in this our necessity, such moderate rain and showers, that we may receive the fruits of the earth to our comfort, and to thy honour, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 70 - OGOD, heavenly Father, whose gift it is that the rain doth fall, and the earth bring forth her...
Page 130 - ... get opium and alcohol from innocent plants. A Hindoo woman, the beautiful Eastern legend tells us, lost her only child. Wild with grief, she implored a prophet to give back her little one to her love. He looked at her for a long while tenderly, and said, " Go, my daughter, bring me a handful of rice from a house into which Death has never entered, and I will do as thou desirest.
Page 159 - Verily I say unto you, There be some standing here, who shall not taste of death, till they see the Son of man coming in his kingdom.

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