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Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 pages
|3 I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure— that is all that |
agnosticism means. CLARENCE ... 6 It may offend us to hear our own thoughts
expressed by others: we are not sure enough of their souls. |EAN ROSTAND ...
|As we begin the consideration of this subject, one saying of our Blessed Lord's |
will come to us with special force and ... I am sure, would hesitate to say, if asked,
that the welfare of souls in time and eternity is pre-eminently the aim of every ...
us note some features of His work which we may, with all devotion and reverence
, strive to apply, as rules, to our own life and ... We may not dwell longer upon this
thought, for our time is short, but, remembering that, as the Shepherd of souls, His
|It is not while we stand gazing at imperfections and reasoning upon faults that we |
mast expect this Divine prospect. ... of the sweetness of his love, who are yet far
behind-hand with their day's work, are halting, doubting and (may it not offend ...
of thy soul and keep sentinel in deep attention there; then thou wilt have enough
to do to view thy own imperfections and to ... than many a dream to give the
victory over our own souls to our enemy, because others are entangled in his
|The sweetest blessing that Christ brings us is the Sabbath rest of the soul, of |
which the Sabbath of creation was the type, ... of all strength, a sweet peace
which " nothing enn offend, "a deep rest which the world can neither give nor take
away. ... is no movement at all : and so In the busiest life there may be a place
where we dwell alone with God in eternal stillness. ... waiting in the depths of my
being to talk to me if I would only get still enough to hear His voice, I thought this
would be a ...
|The authoritative edition of Henry V from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, is now available as an eBook.|
|PATIENTLY suffer that from others, which thou canst not mend in them, until GOD |
please to do it for thee ; and ... The chief need of our souls is explained in the
words of our Lord, — " If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them. ...
Everyone who knows anything knows his own ignorance ; and the more we learn
, the more we see before us which we ... In very •oiany cases we may be sure it is
not the will but the power that is wanting ; as the collect says, — " We have no
power of ...
|His thoughts never go above the tops of the trees, and the highest aspiration of |
his soul is to make his neighbor like ... no bible which it wants read as a sacred
book. it has no day that it regards as holier than another; if we do right every day,
... It is what we think, not what we hear, that protects us. ... Better for us to keep
our freedom, than to win the whole world for disciples by losing it. ... Away with
borrowed virtue, vicarious purity, atonement by proxyl We stand or fall by our own
|Ungrateful, I have walked in other ways Than those He trod, and other voices |
heard. ... When our dear Lord ordered forth His disciples to preach, He did not
command only words, for His own silence before Pilate was a most powerful
rebuke to ...
|Therefore it is not a question of your own feet, which may be strong and steady, |
but of your footprints, which may be ... We may change our life, but the footprints
of our example are behind us— a far-reaching ladder, on which souls will ...
There are scores of poor souls who know just enough to believe in Christ and be
saved, but who would stumble and ... Cry, as David did, " Teach me Thy way, O
Lord, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies," and the Lord will
|In the meantime we must charge our ignorance, and the darkness of our cloudy |
thoughts, touching these things, upon our ... If we will not regard nor give credit to
what God hath discovered concerning it, we may sit still in a torpid, disconsolate
darkness, which ... in which they shall not hunger, nor thirst, nor feel want : and
when they have thus staled the matter in their own thoughts, we cannot ... The
Lord of heaven sure best understands it, and can best help us to the
understanding of it.