Thoughts on Great Mysteries

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T. Whittaker, 1884 - Theology - 229 pages

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Page 212 - I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for those whom thou hast given me...
Page 205 - Behold the smell of my son is as the smell of a plentiful field, which the Lord hath blessed.
Page 205 - And be not drunken with wine, wherein is riot, but be filled with the Spirit ; speaking one to another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord ; giving thanks always for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father ; subjecting yourselves one to another in the fear of Christ.
Page vi - ... there is one department of knowledge, which, like an ample palace, contains within itself mansions for every other knowledge ; which deepens and extends the interest of every other, gives it new charms and additional purpose...
Page 217 - And Jesus answering, said : Were not ten made clean, and where are the nine? There is no one found to return and give glory to God, but this stranger.
Page 206 - I desire therefore first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made by men, (2) for kings and for all that are in high stations, that we may lead a quiet and a peaceable life in all piety and chastity.
Page 168 - Kindness and sweetness to everything. It is kindness which makes life's capabilities blossom, and paints them with their cheering hues, and endows them with their invigorating fragrance. Whether it waits on its superiors, or ministers to its inferiors, or disports itself with its equals, its work is marked by a prodigality which the strictest discretion cannot blame.
Page 213 - And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with, you forever; even the Spirit of truth; whom the world can not receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him; but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.
Page 197 - Towards afternoon, a person who has nothing to do drifts rapidly away from God. To sit down in a chair without an object is to jump into a thicket of temptations. A vacant hour is always the devil's hour. When time hangs heavy, the wings of the spirit flap painfully and slow. Then it is that a book is a strong tower, nay, a very church, with angels lurking among the leaves as if they were so many niches.
Page 3 - This is, in fact, his true blessedness, — to be ever more and more enclosed in the hand of God who made Mm. The Creator's hand is the creature's home.

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