Callista: A Tale of the Third Century

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1904 - 382 sidor
 

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Sida 293 - And he said, So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; and should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how. For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.
Sida 160 - But who, if he be called upon to face Some awful moment to which Heaven has joined Great issues, good or bad for human kind, Is happy as a Lover; and attired With sudden brightness, like a Man inspired...
Sida 385 - Contents, Advent: — Self-denial the Test of Religious Earnestness — Divine Calls— The Ventures of Faith— Watching. Christmas Day : — Religious Joy. New Year's Sunday : — The Lapse of Time. Epiphany : — Remembrance of Past Mercies — Equanimity — The Immortality of the Soul — Christian Manhood — Sincerity and Hypocrisy — Christian Sympathy.
Sida 386 - Religious Cowardice — The Gospel Witnesses — Mysteries in Religion — The Indwelling Spirit— The Kingdom of the Saints— The Gospel, a Trust committed to us— Tolerance of Religious Error— Rebuking Sin — The Christian Ministry — Human Responsibility — Guilelessness — The Danger of Riches — The Powers of Nature — The Danger of Accomplishments — Christian Zeal — Use of Saints
Sida 316 - You may tell me that this dictate is a mere law of my nature, as to joy or to grieve. I cannot understand this. No, it is the echo of a person speaking to me. Nothing shall persuade me that it does not ultimately proceed from a Person external to me. It carries with it its proof of its Divine origin. My nature feels towards it as towards a Person. When I obey it, I feel a satisfaction ; when I disobey, a soreness — just like that which I feel in pleasing or offending some revered friend. So you...

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