Bibleworld Volume 11-16

Bibleworld Volume 11-16

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...arches encasing the windows bespeaking the illuminated outlook, suggest the upright man and his views of life's opportunities, while the pinnacle rising as in aspiration to the surmounting crown, not without its cross, betokens the inspiration of service in this man's character, and of the work of the New York Bible Society. is the greatest single missionary field in the world. We are glad that the solving of the problem of a right city life which we believe can only be accomplished through the receiving and the reading of the Holy Scriptures is to have this rein. forcement. I am convinced that the need of this present day throughout the world, and nowhere more so than in this city, is a return to the Bible and the reading of the same. The possibilities of this work are illustrated by my experience with an old friend who comes in to pass some of his Saturday afternoons with me and exchange veracities concerning our days in the woolen business together. He has occasionally bought Yiddish Scriptures at the Bible House for distribution as circumstances permitted. In reply to my pointed question, "What are the chapters that you found to enlist especial attention?" he replied, "Those containing the Ten Commandments, the Twenty--Third Psalm, and The Sermon on the Mount." This shows that the Yiddishspeaking people of this city are after the fundamentals. I have tried casually among groups of friends whom I have met in the evening to introduce the subject of the Bible, and find a quick response, showing that the Bible has not altogether gone out of the minds of this generation as some people have seemed to intimate. Of course, the aim of the Bible Societies is not merely to circulate the Bible; but through more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783972
  • 9781236783974