The Rod, the Root, and the Flower

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G. Bell and sons, 1907 - Maxims - 234 pages

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Page 224 - For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God : but the woman is the glory of the man. For the man is not of the woman; but the woman of the man. Neither was the man created for the woman ; but the woman for the man.
Page 225 - I have yet many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth...
Page 224 - Nevertheless neither is the man without the woman, neither the woman without the man, in the Lord. For as the woman is of the man, even so is the man also by the woman: but all things of God.
Page 148 - My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
Page 39 - What the world, which truly knows nothing, calls 'mysticism' is the science of ultimates the science of self-evident Reality, which cannot be 'reasoned about', because it is the object of pure reason or perception.
Page 122 - The one secret, the greatest of all,' says Patmore,' is the doctrine of the Incarnation, regarded not as an historical event which occurred two thousand years ago, but as an event which is renewed in the body of every one who is in the way to the fulfilment of his original destiny.
Page 220 - And Mary said: Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it done to me according to thy word.
Page iii - And there shall come forth a rod out of the root of Jesse, and a flower shall rise up out of his root.
Page 45 - Jesus saith to him : Because thou hast seen Me, Thomas, thou hast believed : blessed are they that have not seen, and have believed.
Page 11 - ... for a moment, the life of love in God, though they may minister greatly to His service ; because an instant of pure love is more precious in the eyes of God and the soul, and more profitable to the Church, than all other good works together, though it may seem as if nothing were done.

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