Spirit And Life; Thoughts For To-day by Amory Howe BradfordSpirit And Life; Thoughts For To-day by Amory Howe Bradford

Spirit And Life; Thoughts For To-day

byAmory Howe Bradford

Paperback | February 5, 2012

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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. 1888. Excerpt: ... XII. The Endless Growth. "Mere orthodoxy is deadly heresy. The purely intellectual unity reached through a purely intellectual assent is no operation of the Spirit: but where the Spirit is not, life is not; and where life is not, death is."--Robert Flint, D.D., LL.D. "The greatest things, the most vital, do not lie within the scope of our powers, yet, as they belong to us, they may be confidently awaited."--Theodore T. Munger, D.D. "Though you may accelerate growth, you cannot anticipate the after-products before the intermediate steps have been taken. Men desire to be like Paul in the culmination of his experiences, but they do not want to be like him in the detached steps by which he came to these experiences. Men want to be deep, but they do not want God to dig the well. In God's house there are many things, yet there is an order that belongs to those things and that order cannot be changed."--Henry Ward Beecher. "Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers."--Tennyson. "Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul, As the swift seasons roll! Leave thy low-vaulted past! Let each new temple, nobler than the last, Shut thee from heaven with a dome more vast, Till thou at length art free, Leaving thine outgrown shell by life's unresting sea!"--Oliver Wendell Holmes. XII. The Endless Growth. "I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly."--John x. 10. It is the sage remark of John Ruskin that about nothing is the average man so ignorant as of the world around him. Consequently, when he sees a true representation of a tree, or of a nook in a meadow, or a sweeping vista of radiant sky, it often seems to be untrue to nature. Many peopla apparently live in the Bible and yet are ignorant of its simplest statements. In their youth and ...
Title:Spirit And Life; Thoughts For To-dayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021705739X

ISBN - 13:9780217057394