The Indiana Teacher Volume 1869

The Indiana Teacher Volume 1869

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... he hath triumphed gloriously," etc.; now in the temple service when "they lifted up their voice with the trumpets and cymbals and instruments of music, and praised the Lord, saying: For He is good, for His mercy endureth forever, then the glory of the Lord had filled the house of God." Now, the Psalmist in the lowliness of his humility sings, "Have mercy upon me, Oh, God! according to thy loving kindness, and according unto the multitude of' thy tender mercies blot out all my transgressions." The advent oi' our Savior was heralded by a song, the voices of the angelic choir singing, "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth, peace, good will toward men," startling the shepherds on the Judean hills, whose ears had never been attuned to such lofty strains. And yet, again in that upper room at the close of that last sad supper, they sang an hymn, and He who was betrayed went out to the Mount of Olives. So, that not only in the old dispensation was the power of music acknowledged by holy men, but in the new was its use sanctioned by the example of Him who spake as never man spake, and in whose mouth was no guile. That music may be, and too often is used to stimulate the unholy desires and passions of men, is true, and we have no desire to diguise the fact, nor apologize for its existence; but because of this, some of the wise and good have said by actions, ifnot words, that it is dangeous, and we will have nothing to do with it. Let us see, for a moment, if this principle is always the best one by which to be guided. Suppose the printer-boy, as he gazed from time to time on the gathering clouds, and saw from their blackness the fickle element in jagged lines darting to the earth in fiery...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236901061
  • 9781236901064