The Christian Examiner, Volume 80

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Crosby, Nichols, & Company, 1866 - Liberalism (Religion)

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Page 217 - To be still searching what we know not, by what we know, ' still closing up truth to truth as we find it, for all her body is homogeneal and proportional, this is the golden rule in theology as well as in arithmetic...
Page 34 - Enter ye in at the strait gate : for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat : because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
Page 384 - For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a door-keeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
Page 407 - This letter expressed the professional opinion of the writer that reinforcements could not be thrown into that fort within the time for his relief, rendered necessary by the limited supply of provisions, and with a view of holding possession of the same, with a force of less than twenty thousand good and well-disciplined men.
Page 129 - But Marcus Aurelius has, for us moderns, this great superiority in interest over Saint Louis or Alfred, that he lived and acted in a state of society modern by its essential characteristics, in an epoch akin to our own, in a brilliant centre of civilization. Trajan talks of "our enlightened age" just as glibly as the "Times
Page 241 - Evolution is a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, through continuous differentiations and integrations...
Page 89 - But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, (even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father,) he shall testify of me ; And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.
Page 141 - Notes from Plymouth Pulpit : a Collection of Memorable Passages from the Discourses of Henry Ward Beecher. With a Sketch of Mr. Beecher and the LectureRoom. By Augusta Moore. New Edition, revised and greatly enlarged.
Page 380 - ... All else for which the builders sacrificed, has passed away - — all their living interests, and aims, and achievements. We know not for what they laboured, and we see no evidence of their reward. Victory, wealth, authority, happiness — all have departed, though bought by many a bitter sacrifice. But of them, and their life and their toil upon the earth, one reward, one evidence, is left to us in those gray heaps of deep-wrought stone. They have taken with them to the grave their powers, their...
Page 120 - When an opinion that is opposed to the age is incapable of modification and is an obstacle to progress, it will at last be openly repudiated ; and if it is identified with any existing interests, or associated with some eternal truth, its rejection will be accompanied by paroxysms of painful agitation.

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