The Children's Bread; Short Sermons To Children

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byHarry John Wilmot-buxton

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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. 1883. Excerpt: ... SERMON VIII. ABOUT GETTING ON. (ilent.) S. Luke Xiv. Io. "Go up higher." I Am going to speak to you about getting on. We hear the question asked very often, "How are you getting on?" People speak of a child at school, and they say, "How is he getting on?" You look at a man doing some work, and you ask the same question; you meet a man recovering from an illness, and you say to him, "How are you getting on?" And some one else also asks the same question, God asks how we are getting on. We are intended to get on, not to stand still. As we a&mtt (Setting On. 65 grow older every minute, so we ought to be always moving on in other ways, learning something, improving. You children are sent to school that you may get on with your learning, and so be able to get on in the world. God sends us all into the world as into another school, a very large school indeed, where we may get on, and be made fit for Heaven. This life is God's school, and if we are diligent scholars we shall be prepared for the life everlasting. So you see, children, God means us all to get on. Well, if we are to get on, the first thing we must do is to climb. The child who gets on is not content to be at the bottom of the school, he begins there, but he climbs till he gets to the top. There are two things which people have to remember in climbing--first, to look, up, and next, not to turn back. I was once climbing up a very steep cliff, overhanging the sea. When I had gone up a long way, I looked down, and directly my head began to grow dizzy, and my legs to tremble. So I looked up again, and went on climbing quite safely. A man once climbed up to a certain natural bridge over a torrent in America, and cut his name on it, higher than any man had ever done before. But when he tried to come down,...

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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. 1883. Excerpt: ... SERMON VIII. ABOUT GETTING ON. (ilent.) S. Luke Xiv. Io. "Go up higher." I Am going to speak to you about getting on. We hear ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217344828

ISBN - 13:9780217344821

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