With God in the World: A Series of Papers

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Longmans, Green, 1914 - Prayer - 143 pages
 

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Page 72 - But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
Page 115 - Little thinks, in the field, yon red-cloaked clown Of thee from the hill-top looking down; The heifer that lows in the upland farm, Far-heard, lows not thine ear to charm; The sexton, tolling his bell at noon, Deems not that great Napoleon Stops his horse, and lists with delight, Whilst his files sweep round yon Alpine height; Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent.
Page 9 - I suppose you mean the greatest love, and the greatest usefulness, and the most open communication, and the noblest sufferings, and the most exemplar faithfulness, and the severest truth, and the heartiest counsel, and the greatest union of minds, of which brave men and women are capable.
Page 47 - For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world-rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Page 4 - Let no man think that sudden in a minute all is accomplished and the work is done; — Though with thine earliest dawn thou shouldst begin it scarce were it ended in thy setting sun.
Page 127 - Go to your work and be strong, halting not in your ways, Baulking the end half-won for an instant dole of praise. Stand to your work and be wise — certain of sword and pen, Who are neither children nor Gods, but men in a world of men ! THE FIRST CHANTEY.
Page 80 - It is no great matter to live lovingly with goodnatured, with humble, and meek persons : but he that can do so with the froward, with the wilful and the ignorant, with the peevish and perverse, he only hath true charity...
Page 111 - But ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you ; and ye shall be witnesses unto me, both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Page 46 - Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. "Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
Page 125 - Too much questioning and too little active responsibility lead, almost as often as too much sensualism does, to the edge of the slope, at the bottom of which lie pessimism and the nightmare or suicidal view of life.

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