The Hall in the Grove

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D. Lothrop & Company, 1882 - American fiction - 431 pages
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Page 418 - PAUL, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness; in hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began...
Page 307 - ... movement is on foot, and wish it the fullest success. There is an attempt to make science, or a knowledge of the laws of the material universe, an ally of the school which denies a separate spiritual existence and a future life ; in short, to borrow of science weapons to be used against Christianity. The friends of religion, therefore, confident that one truth never contradicts another, are doing wisely when they seek to accustom the people at large to think and to weigh evidence as well as believe.
Page 308 - ... we owe to God and to each other ; and that there is no law of the universe, sublime and wonderful as it may be, so worthy of being fully known as the law of love, which makes him who obeys it...
Page 307 - I cannot be present at the meeting called to organize the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, but I am glad that such a movement is on foot, and wish it the fullest success. There is an attempt to make science, or a knowledge of the laws of the material universe, an ally of the school which denies a separate spiritual existence and a future life ; in short, to borrow of science weapons to be used against Christianity.
Page 374 - How often, oh how often, In the days that had gone by, I had stood on that bridge at midnight And gazed on that wave and sky! How often, oh how often, I had wished that the ebbing tide Would bear me away on its bosom O'er the ocean wild and wide!
Page 308 - I perceive this important advantage in the proposed organization, namely, that those who engage in it will mutually encourage each other. It will give the members a common pursuit, which always begets a feeling of brotherhood...
Page 238 - The Lord bless thee, and keep thee : the Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee : the Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
Page 308 - ... so worthy of being fully known as the law of love, which makes him who obeys it a blessing to his species, and the universal observance of which would put an end to a large proportion of the evils which affect mankind.
Page 237 - God. 1 SOFTLY now the light of day Fades upon our sight away ; Free from care, from labor free, Lord, we would commune with thee.
Page 237 - Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud : and he shall hear my voice.

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