The United Negro; His Problems and His Progress. Containing the Addresses and Proceedings the Negro Young People's Christian and Educational Congress, Held August 6-11, 1902 Volume 3

The United Negro; His Problems and His Progress. Containing the Addresses and Proceedings the Negro Young People's Christian and Educational Congress, Held August 6-11, 1902 Volume 3

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... on his public entry into Jerusalem. When the grown people were discussing who should be the greatest in the kingdom the Master set a little child in the midst of them in answer to them and their inquiries. These things are stated in the Bible. They are the declarations and tender admonitions of Him who Himself walked and talked here among men, as a child. What, then, is the child's place in the church? I have stated it in the language of the Bible and the Christ above. Nobody in the Kingdom of Christ can occupy such a tender, essential place in that kingdom as the very young children do. Nobody with an open mind and intelligent knowledge of the subject but what knows that God has always included and embraced the children with their parents in the plan of salvation. "The promise to you and your children" is a divine declaration and carries with it the command to provide at the very cradle all that may be needed and wise to bring the lambs into the fold. It is not a question of age of the child, but rather, has the child got any sense? Does it know right from wrong? And should it appear that the child does not comprehend the terms right and wrong, yet the lessons of Holy Writ and the precepts of the humble Nazarene should be given the child "line upon line," for God in His own time and province will see that His word shall not turn to Him void, but shall accomplish the thing whereunto it is sent. The gospel alone opens its warm bosom to the young. Christianity is the nurse of childhood. How beautiful is their life when dominated by the spirit of God! They are the olive plants about our tables, the fresh flowers of our hearthstones. What delight do they evoke by their little spells. All ranks of society and the church are enriched and beautified by...show more

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  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236673972
  • 9781236673978