The Witness to the Influence of Christ: Being the William Belden Nobel Lectures for 1904

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Houghton Mifflin, 1905 - 180 pages
 

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Page 173 - Raca, shall be in danger of the council : but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. Therefore, if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother hath aught against thee, leave there thy gift before the altar, and go thy way, first be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.
Page 175 - Thou seemest human and divine, The highest, holiest manhood, Thou: Our wills are ours, we know not how; Our wills are ours, to make them Thine.
Page 84 - And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.
Page 122 - It takes a soul, To move a body: it takes a high-souled man, To move the masses, even to a cleaner stye: It takes the ideal, to blow a hair's-breadth off The dust of the actual. — Ah, your Fouriers failed, Because not poets enough to understand That life develops from within.
Page 38 - I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope thro' darkness up to God, I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope.
Page 140 - The individual, so far as he suffers from his wrongness and criticises it, is to that extent consciously beyond it, and in at least possible touch with something higher, if anything higher exist. Along with the wrong part there is thus a better part of him, even though it may be but a most helpless germ.
Page 126 - Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words; and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him and make our abode with him.
Page 115 - SON to take our nature upon Him, and as at this time to be born of a pure Virgin; grant that we being regenerate, and made Thy children by adoption and grace, may daily be renewed by Thy HOLY SPIRIT...
Page 149 - Let this mind be in you, which was also in [CM Christ Jesus'' T ORD, as to thy dear cross we flee, •^"* And plead to be forgiven, So let thy life our pattern be, And form our souls for heaven.

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