Talks about Jesus

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Geo. H. Ellis, 1881 - 161 pages
 

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Page 83 - Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
Page 148 - Never from lips of cunning fell The thrilling Delphic oracle; Out from the heart of nature rolled The burdens of the Bible old; The litanies of nations came, Like the volcano's tongue of flame, Up from the burning core below, The canticles of love and woe...
Page 131 - Then to side with Truth is noble when we share her wretched crust, Ere her cause bring fame and profit, and 'tis prosperous to be just ; Then it is the brave man chooses, while the coward stands aside, Doubting in his abject spirit, till his Lord is crucified, And the multitude make virtue of the faith they had denied.
Page 85 - That hangs his head, and a' that! The coward slave, we pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that! For a' that, and a' that, Our toils obscure, and a' that; The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The Man's the gowd for a
Page 148 - These temples grew as grows the grass; Art might obey, but not surpass. The passive Master lent his hand To the vast soul that o'er him planned ; And the same power that reared the shrine Bestrode the tribes that knelt within.
Page 34 - Greater works than these shall ye do because I go to my Father.
Page 131 - Count me o'er earth's chosen heroes, — they were souls that stood alone, While the men they agonized for hurled the contumelious stone, Stood serene, and down the future saw the golden beam incline To the side of perfect justice, mastered by their faith divine, By one man's plain truth to manhood and to God's supreme design.
Page 132 - Shall we make their creed our jailer? Shall we, in our haste to slay, From the tombs of the old prophets steal the funeral lamps away To light up the martyr- fagots round the prophets of to-day?
Page 132 - New occasions teach new duties ; time makes ancient good uncouth ; They must upward still, and onward, who would keep abreast of Truth; I. o, before us gleam her camp-fires! we ourselves must pilgrims be, Launch our Mayflower, and steer boldly through the desperate winter sea, Nor attempt the Future's portal with the Past's blood-rusted key.
Page 142 - 2. The right and duty of private judgment in the interpretation of the Holy Scriptures. " 3. The Unity of the Godhead, and the Trinity of persons therein. " 4. The utter depravity of human nature in consequence of the fall. " 5. The incarnation of the Son of God, his work of atonement for sinners of mankind, and his mediatorial intercession and reign.

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