The Talmage Series of Sunday School Dialogues [Adapted from His Sermons]

The Talmage Series of Sunday School Dialogues [Adapted from His Sermons]

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...happy angels! Open wide the pearly gate! Only just a little longer, Shall we labour, love, and wait; Shall we labour, love, and wait, PART II. PEARLY ENTRANCES, CONTINUED. BY A FEMALE TEACHER, AND HER CLASS OF FOUR GIRLS. Viz: --Jane, Ann, Mary, and Kate. Teacher commences: --I suppose, girls, you have studied the subject we are to discourse upon. All. We have, Teacher. Teacher. The young men and their Teacher, gave us their opinions on strict Sectarianism; there are one or two things I would wish to introduce on the same topic. Jane. We would be very happy, Teacher, to hear your remarks on the subject. Teacher. A man comes down to a river in time of freshet. He wants to get across. He has to swim. What does he do? Ann. The first thing, I think, is to put off his heavy apparel, and drop every thing he has in his hands. He must go empty-handed if he is going to the other bank. Teacher. True, Ann, and I tell you when we have come down to the river of death and find it swift and raging, we will have to put off all our sectarianism, and lay down all our lumbrous creeds, and empty-handed put out for the other shore. What say you, girls? Would you resolve all the Christian church into one kind of church? Would you make all Christendom worship in the same way, by the same forms?" Mary. O, no, Teacher, we may as well decide that all people shall eat the same kind of food without reference to appetite; or wear the same kind of apparel without reference to the shape of the body. Teacher. Dear girls, our ancestry, our temperament, our surroundings will decide whether we go to this or that church, and adopt this or that polity, one church will best get one man to heaven, and another church another man. We have not heard your opinion Kate. Kate. I...
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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796640
  • 9781236796646