Fifty years of association work among young women, 1866-1916: a history of Young Women's Christian Associations in the United States of America

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National Board of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America, 1916 - Young Women's Christian associations - 402 pages
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Page 220 - Have not I commanded thee ? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
Page 279 - And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest awhile : for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.
Page 258 - To secure a larger combined influence for the Churches of Christ in all matters affecting the moral and social condition of the people, so as to promote the application of the law of Christ in every relation of human life.
Page 277 - I, AB, do profess faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ His only Son, and in the Holy Ghost, one God, blessed for evermore; and I do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration.
Page 241 - For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Page 256 - Resolved, That, as these organizations bear the name of Christian, and profess to be engaged directly in the Saviour's service, so it is clearly their duty to maintain the control and management of all their affairs in the hands of those who profess to love and publicly avow their faith in Jesus, the Redeemer, as divine, and who testify their faith by becoming and remaining members, of churches held to be evangelical.
Page 278 - ... their growth in Christian faith and character, especially through the study of the Bible; 4. To influence them to devote themselves, in united effort with all Christians, to making the will of Christ effective in human society, and to extending the Kingdom of God throughout the world.
Page 286 - Where cross the crowded ways of life, Where sound the cries of race and clan, Above the noise of selfish strife, We hear thy voice, O Son of Man. In haunts of wretchedness and need, On shadowed thresholds dark with fears, From paths where hide the lures of greed, We catch the vision of thy tears.
Page 285 - To associate young women in personal loyalty to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, (2) to lead them into membership and service in the Christian church, (3) to promote growth in Christian character and service through physical, social, mental, and spiritual training, (4) to become a social force for the extension of the kingdom of God.
Page 321 - O wad some power the giftie gie us To see oursel's as ithers see us...

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