Unto Heights Heroic; A Biblical Interpretation

Unto Heights Heroic; A Biblical Interpretation

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...it till it throbs with an undying power? Can he take this dry parchment and weave his personality through and through it--make it tell the great story of the cross? Then he has been graduated to a certain degree. He has been graduated; now as he steps down into the world what is to be his graduating power, his personal force? Will he be able to graduate bootblacks, newsboys, and street arabs into manhood? Will he have the power to graduate the hopeless into hope, the weak into strength, the foolish into wisdom, and the bad into good? What is his personal force? This is the supreme question of life, that which makes the difference between success and failure. This is the supreme factor in the nation's life, that by which she rises into divine vigor. This is the supreme factor in human history, that by which she climbs the rugged heights of progress. The woman of Samaria came to the well a mere drawer of water. She went out from the presence of Christ an exhaustless fountain springing up into everlasting life. It is on the flood tide of personalities that history is lifted through the ages. 96 "Once to every man and nation comes a moment to decide."--Lowell. "But the unit of the visit, The encounter of the wise--Say what other meter is it Than the meeting of the eyes?"--Emerson. "History is the essence of innumerable biographies."--Carlyle. THE KISS OF DESTINY "Kiss the Son."--Psa. ii, 12. This psalm is a temple of history built by the genius of a poet; just such a temple as such a genius could build out of any modern city. In the outer court the human is rampant, scheming, jostling, urging, building its splendid vanities; while in the very midst of the surging crowd, like a seething volcano, human passion...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123662887X
  • 9781236628879