The Larger Life, Sermons and an Essay

The Larger Life, Sermons and an Essay

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ... he says, " I, if I be lifted up, will draw all men unto me." Where messengers have failed, the King Himself may rule. Not only has man found God most clearly in this God-becoming hour; God and His love once proved and known, the man finds himself; the soul's hungers feeling their right and privilege; the soul's nature expanding in the welcome of its parent heart--love by love begotten--its bonds break, its iron vanities are melted, and man the prodigal, dropping the garment of his wanderings, stands at his Father's breast. Is it so with you? Have you let the soul turn as it would have turned? Have you let the deep voice speak its truth? Have you let the sonship which is your proper nature make its sign of greeting and of service to the God who offers and who loves? Are you giving time only as time, money only as money, work only as work, or giving all to Him as but forms and the conveying symbols of the gift of self? Have you given heart for heart and life for life? Have you proved your love? Or, are you but playing at your answer to the eternal motive written down and sealed in Christ? What meaning have you gotten, and do you lend to the man or woman at your side, from that clear and serious evangel on the lips of Paul?" The life that I now live in the flesh, I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me." Have you made the truth believable? Have you gotten a meaning out of it so great that you cannot hold it to the narrow frame of argument and utterance, cannot write it, cannot speak it, can only try honestly though humbly to live it, and to live it bravely? XIV. THE SOCIAL PROPHECY OF JESUS CHRIST. XIV. THE SOCIAL PROPHECY OF JESUS CHRIST. "Be not therefore anxious, saying, What...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236750462
  • 9781236750464