A Model Superintendent; A Sketch of the Life, Character, and Methods of Work of Henry P. Haven of the International Lesson Committee

A Model Superintendent; A Sketch of the Life, Character, and Methods of Work of Henry P. Haven of the International Lesson Committee

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... all the special services in connection with his Sunday-schools tend to promote a love for God's house, God's day, and God's word, on the part of both teachers and scholars. And so in all that he did for his Sunday-schools, and in the use of all methods and helps which he employed--whether in the study, with his teachers, in the desk, with his scholars, among the records, or at special services--Mr. Haven was sys Skotion IV. Methods nnd Helps. Reverence promoted. System and consecration. Section IV. Methods and Help?. Straight forward. tematic, thorough, and consecrated; a workman that needed not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth, doing all heartily as to the Lord, and not unto men. With all the diversity of operations in his school methods, there was "one and the self-same Spirit" guiding and controlling the whole. With all the wheels within wheels in his school machinery, " the spirit of the living creature was in the wheels." And "to the place whither the head looked they followed it; they turned not as they went." "They went every one straight forward." BUSINESS ACTIVITIES. Religion and Business; Whale Fisheries; Sea-Elephant Hunting; Guano Gathering; Seal Catching; Polar Researches; Railroading and Banking. There are many, especially among those who take no part in religions activities, who insist that a man cannot be successful in ordinary secular business if he gives any considerable share of his time to strictly religious employments. "He must stick to one thing or the other!" they say; as if it were actually a choice between God and mammon; as if secular occupations were in necessary conflict with religious devotion; as if no man could be "fervent in spirit..".show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236545451
  • 9781236545459