Seven Sorts Of Successful Services; Suggestive Solutions Of The Sunday Evening Problem

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJames Langdon Hill

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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.1904 Excerpt: ... VI THE STIRRING-OF-THE-SPIRITUAL LL Sunday night services are good, but there are odds in Sunday night services. Here is a Lord's Day evening meeting that strikes the center of the mark. We will say of it as David did of Goliath of Gath's sword, "There is none like it, give it me." Dr. Reuen Thomas has said that he had often been tempted to use Sunday evening for kicking the politicians and correcting the newspapers and back-biting a lot of public sinners who were not present, and for general grumbling, but he rather puts the preaching of the Word in the first place and keeps it there. There is a work in which the ministry is unique. But in comments on current events, in all matters of mere opinion, in sociological study, in working in a general way for the NATURE PLAN. amelioration of the race, the pulpit cannot outclass the newspaper, the platform, the law and order league, the reform bureau, or the college professor; but in quickening motive, in touching the conscience, and breaking up the deeps of the spiritual life, no matter what may be the competition of world attractions or of other organizations, there is a certain universally recognized, always conceded, superiority of the Church, enabling it to exercise an unequaled, even an undisputed sway. The impression is made or rather the simple fact is recognized (and it is a never-ceasing marvel) that the welfare and destinies of men depend upon the fidelity of other men, and that God has actually given over to them His Kingdom of Grace, and in proportion as they are laborious, aggressive, and energetic, with His blessing, the Kingdom enlarges. Except for these agencies, which come to be recognized, masses of men would fail of coming to the Light and go groping in darkness forever. This gives authority, e...

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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.1904 Excerpt: ... VI THE STIRRING-OF-THE-SPIRITUAL LL Sunday night services are good, but there are odds in Sunday night services. Here is a Lord'...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217989438

ISBN - 13:9780217989435

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