The Sunday-School Teacher at His Best

The Sunday-School Teacher at His Best

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... of helping men but by bearing what they bear. No man will lighten a sorrow of which he has not himself felt the pressure. The saviors of society have still to be crucified. Jesus Christ would never have been the Lamb of God that bore the sins of the world, unless he himself ' had taken our infirmities and borne our sickness.' No work of healing will be done except by those whose hearts have bled with the feeling of the miseries which they have set themselves to cure. Yon must take blind beggars by the hand if you are going to make them see; and you must not be afraid to lay your white clean fingers upon the feculent masses of corruption in the leper's glistening whiteness, if you are going to make him whole. Go down in order to lift, and remember that without sympathy there is no sufficient help, and without communion with Christ there is no sympathy." Conviction Elsewhere is drawn a distinction between conviction and some other things improperly called by this name. So far as his social duty is concerned the Sundayschool teacher must have a twofold kind of conviction: In the first place, on the one hand, he must be convinced as to what is for his pupils' highest good. To amuse people, to feed them, to 8 w 8 give them what they consider good pnpilg times may be antagonistic to that for which the Sunday school stands. In fact, some Sunday schools have run so much to "feeds," "shows," "outings" and other forms of "diversion" that there is little time to talk about anything else during the school session. It is these things that attract and hold the majority of the membership of those schools. But to what are they held? On the other hand, the Sunday-school teacher must realize the power in the social touch, the longing for it in most souls and the...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236677994
  • 9781236677990