Moments on the Mount; A Series of Devotional Meditations

Moments on the Mount; A Series of Devotional Meditations

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...My heart goes out to the hearts that go out to me, my sympathy expands to the sympathies that agree with me, my kindness is but brotherly kindness. I want more than that. I want kindness for the unbrotherly, sympathy for the erring, tenderness for the fallen, love for the lost. In Thee, in Thee alone shall I find them. Breathe into my heart the breath of Thine own life, that my life may no longer be my own. Inspire me with the glory of Thy Cross--the joy of bearing the burdens of the world's weak ones. Lay upon me that yoke of Thine which is easy because it kills all selfish care--the yoke of humanity, the care for other souls. Then shall my heart be enlarged to meet the life of man. Then in the depth of Thy love shall I go down into the depths of humanity, and shall claim my brotherhood with every human soul. When I have reached the power of universal charity I shall be made divine in Thee. IX CHRISrS SENSE OF MYSTERY. "He marvelled because of their unbelief."--Mark vi. 6. The acts of the Son of Man are to us miraculous; we marvel at His deeds. But have we ever thought that our acts were to Him miraculous? He marvelled at us as much as we marvelled at Him. True, the cause of the wonder was in each case different. We wondered at His greatness; He wondered at our littleness. Everything is a miracle when it transcends the law of our nature. Our littleness transcended the law of His nature. He could not understand our meanness of heart, our selfishness of aim, our coldness of iiffection, our absence of enthusiasm, our dimness of faith; He marvelled at it. It was all s unlike Ilim, that to Him it was a miracle. He saw in it a violation of the law of Divine nature, a suspension of the powers resident in the heaven-born soul. He beheld in it...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 2.29mm | 99.79g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236654048
  • 9781236654045
  • 2,237,732