Annual Report

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Association, 1898
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Page 7 - The word unto the prophet spoken Was writ on tables yet unbroken; The word by seers or sibyls told In groves of oak, or fanes of gold, Still floats upon the morning wind, Still whispers to the willing mind. One accent of the Holy Ghost The heedless world hath never lost.
Page 46 - Enlarge the place of thy tent, And let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations : Spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes ; For thou shalt break forth on the right hand and on the left; And thy seed shall inherit the Gentiles, And make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
Page 13 - THE SACRED RIGHTS OF MANKIND ARE NOT TO BE RUMMAGED FOR AMONG OLD PARCHMENTS OR MUSTY RECORDS. THEY ARE WRITTEN, AS WITH A SUNBEAM, IN THE WHOLE VOLUME OF HUMAN NATURE, BY THE HAND OF THE DIVINITY ITSELF ; AND CAN NEVER BE ERASED OR OBSCURED BY MORTAL POWER.
Page 58 - They are confirmed at thirteen to fourteen years of age, and thereafter pass into the higher grades of the school where they continue for several years under his teaching. The success of this system, which is common to all the Scandinavian churches, in developing personal religion and in creating loyalty and devotion to the Church commend it to the attention of all who are interested in the future of the Unitarian type, of Christianity. In January the Alliance celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary...
Page 84 - Come, kingdom of our God ! And make the broad earth thine ; Stretch o'er her lands and isles the rod That flowers with grace divine. 4 Soon may all tribes be blest With fruit from life's glad tree ; And in its shade like brothers rest, Sons of one family.
Page 14 - The business world may in some measure respect us for knowing something of its methods and using them successfully, but nothing in our material accomplishment really justifies our existence or prophesies our larger usefulness. The men to whom people turn in their confusion and bewilderment are the prophets of a confident faith, the men who cannot be "seduced by show of present good, by other than unsetting lights to steer, new trimmed in Jieaven.
Page 128 - Conference," which is, or should be, the final judge, but the situation at best is none too clear. In order, therefore, that there may be no misunderstanding in the future as to the...
Page 96 - ... Therefore be it Resolred, That the American Unitarian Association welcomes the invitation of the American Council of the World Alliance for Promoting International Friendship through the Churches to co-operate in this great work; and that this body herewith establish a Commission for this purpose, to consist of seven members to be appointed by the president of this Association.
Page 46 - Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations ; spare not : lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes. For thou shalt spread abroad on the right hand, and on the left ; and thy seed shall possess the nations, and make the desolate cities to be inhabited.
Page 25 - The World Alliance for the Promotion of International Friendship through the churches — American Branch — is inviting every local church to establish its own Peace Makers

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