A Sermon in Memory of E. Winchester Donald, D.D., LL. D., Late Rector of Trinity Church, Boston: Preached in Trinity Church, Sunday Afternoon, November 20, 1904
Trinity Church, 1905 - 11 pages
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Page 3 - Father,— all Who followed Christ were Christians in his sight. " Loving his Church with loyal, fearless love, He yet -would keep her free from narrow ways, Which sought to dwarf her glorious triumph days, And hinder her high calling from above. " So he flung wide the doors to all who came, And gave his life to make straight paths for God.
Page 9 - If you talked with him when he could disclose himself, it was like entering into a beautiful treasury filled with the most costly jewels, or like catching the glow of a radiant sunrise; it was to find...
Page 6 - Wide and tolerant as he might be in regard to his outlook upon life, he had no doubt as to the truth in which he believed. However tolerant he was of others' convictions, he was not tolerant of their indifference.
Page 7 - Did ever any one come to him in real trouble in vain? He was glad to espouse an unpopular cause, and to champion a man when he was down.
Page 6 - Apostolic zeal, and a great executive and directive force that manifested itself in the erection of the beautiful Galilee porch on the west front of Trinity, the completion of the chancel arrangements for a boy choir and the stone carving of the balustrade.
Page 7 - Then his unsparing industry — I do not mean in the discharge of the ordinary duties of an exacting ministry in a great city, but I mean in his desire for knowledge and in his preparation for pulpit work.
Page 3 - Born in New England, trained in her schools, understanding her Puritan ideals, coming from a sturdy Scotch ancestry, he combined in a marked degree the power of the Puritan conscience and of the Scotch tenacity of purpose.
Page 8 - ... the relation of every man to the Master of all men. Here was the real strength of his religious convictions.