Faith and Unfaith: And Other Essays

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Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1891 - 249 pagina's
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Pagina 154 - For the right faith is, that we believe and confess : that our Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is God and man. God of the substance of the Father, begotten before the worlds : and man of the substance of his mother, born in the world. Perfect God, and perfect man : of a reasonable soul, and human flesh subsisting.
Pagina 21 - Not in vain the distance beacons. Forward, forward let us range, Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change.
Pagina 223 - And there he built his temple on high : and laid the foundation of it like the ground which he hath made continually. 71 He chose David also his servant : and took him away from the sheep-folds. 72 As he was following the ewes great with young ones he took him : that he might feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance.
Pagina 222 - ... whence, should be wrought in us by what is unsubstantial, and comes and goes, and begins and ends in itself? It is not so; it cannot be. No; they have escaped from some higher sphere; they are the outpourings of eternal harmony in the medium of created sound; they are echoes from our Home; they are the voice of Angels, or the Magnificat of Saints, or the living laws of Divine Governance, or the Divine Attributes; something are they besides themselves, which we cannot compass, which we cannot...
Pagina 221 - There are seven notes in the scale; make them fourteen; yet what a slender outfit for so vast an enterprise! What Science brings so much out of so little ? out of what poor elements does some great master in it create his new world ! "Shall we say that all this exuberant inventiveness is a mere ingenuity or trick of art, like some game or fashion of the day, without reality, without meaning?
Pagina 92 - Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control, These three alone lead life to sovereign power. Yet not for power (power of herself Would come uncall'd for) but to live by law, Acting the law we live by without fear; And, because right is right, to follow right Were wisdom in the scorn of consequence.
Pagina 135 - It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more shall they call them of his household?
Pagina 80 - And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it: that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.
Pagina 227 - O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hie jaeet ! Lastly, whereas this book, by the title it hath, calls itself The First Part of tlie General History of the World...
Pagina 70 - THE world is very evil ; The times are waxing late : Be sober and keep vigil ; The Judge is at the gate : The Judge that comes in mercy, The Judge that comes with might, To terminate the evil, To diadem the right.

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