Religion of a Newspaper Man

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byDe Witt Mcmurray

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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. 1916. Excerpt: ... EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYED--THE GOLDEN EULE ONE of man's greatest troubles is that he tries to substitute "something just as good" for the law of God. He has nothing " just as good " as anything God has established. Hence he suffers both from the effort to substitute and the desire to do so. When men undertake to formulate laws based on selfishness and greed to take the place of principles of righteousness, the result is easily foreseen. There is no substitute for the Ten Commandments. There is nothing "just as good" as the Sermon on the Mount. No counterfeit for the Golden Rule can escape detection. When men worship "other gods," when they covet what belongs rightfully to others, they undertake to obtain that to which they are not rightly entitled, and trouble follows. Man may be a long time yet realizing the fact that in order to have peace and happiness he must put into his life practice the principle embodied in the Golden Rule, but until he does so he is destined to continue suffering from his attempt to sidestep the laws of God. It is inevitable and inexorable. It is violation of principle, and this is simply disobedience to recognized truth in the ethics of life. It has been said that "The love of money is the root of all evil "--not that money itself is, but the love of it. This means simply that covetousness impels men to disregard justice, equity and right in their effort to possess the belongings of others. An example of this is given in the parable of men who grumbled because those who had worked fewer hours received as much pay as they who had "borne the heat and burden of the day," notwithstanding they agreed to the amount they were to receive. Both employer and employee must apply the rule laid down by the wisest and most just of all men in thei...

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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. 1916. Excerpt: ... EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYED--THE GOLDEN EULE ONE of man's greatest troubles is that he tries to substitute "something just as good" ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217274064

ISBN - 13:9780217274067

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