The Truth in Love; From the Sermons of William R. Richards

The Truth in Love; From the Sermons of William R. Richards

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...His friendship sweet and attractive; but it seems to me the one quality in this friendship they would love best to describe would be its constancy. 31utw If I had to give up all the rest of the Gospel and keep just one parable, I think I should choose the parable of the Prodigal son. You cannot get away from your Father's house by traveling away from what men call your home. No matter where you go, you have not escaped His oversight, or the binding force of the rules that He has established for the guidance of His children.-geconti Men are what we want. Not mere depositories of information--your library is that; or calculating or investigating machines--your laboratory is that; but men who have really come to themselves; who have been lifted out of the disorganized mass of commonplace humanity; who have some personal conviction and personal character, and, therefore, in the long campaign of light against darkness, order against chaos, right against wrong, heaven against hell, can exert some personal force for determining events. fljftt No nation will ever be fit to govern itself freely except as its citizens are severally learning how to obey God. We as freemen are not fit to make laws for each other until we ourselves have some sense of the sacred authority of the law of righteousness itself as established by God. fouttjj--The Bible teaches us that the state has a Divine sacredness of its own as truly as a church; that God concerns Himself with the doings of Cyrus or Caesar as truly as with the doings of Aaron or Caiaphas. Therefore to a Christian man every patriotic service which he is able to render becomes a most sacred part of his obedience to his Lord. And so, when he looks upon the strong bonds of law and justice which hold the whole...
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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236669452
  • 9781236669452