What Ails The World; A Message From Out The Silence

Paperback | May 20, 2014

byJames Ervin Mahaffey

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII Seeing The Earth Outside-in The next day being Thursday, found me with many things demanding personal attention outside of my study, including a round of visiting; all of which, I suppose, was performed in my usual way; but there was scarcely a moment in which I was free from the consciousness of a Presence that was thrilling and awe-inspiring--a Presence which seemed to give me a better understanding of everything I saw or could think of--a Presence which seemed to bring me into closer fellowship and communion with everything in Nature, and a Presence which seemed to gather up all useful things into one harmonious whole, whether natural or supernatural. For, after all, is it not true that all useful things are as much the one as the other? Is it not true that even now we are living as much in the midst of the supernatural, invisible world as we will ever be? And the reason why we do not see it and hear it is because we are so in the habit of depending entirely on the physical eye and the physical ear. We seem to forget, it is not the eye that sees, nor the ear that hears. We look out through the eye, we listen out through the ear. It is the me, myself, that sees and hears and feels. Men commonly speak of having a soul. One of old said, I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease; eat--Eat what? Shucks? Drink--Drink what? Fodder? Poor man, to think his soul could thrive on such. And God said, "Thou foolish one, this night thy soul shall be required of thee." No wonder at that. No, No, my friend; you have no soul. I have no soul. I am a soul. You are a soul. That is you, yourself. You have a body. You live in that body during this earthly period of probation, but you are a soul,...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII Seeing The Earth Outside-in The next day being Thursday, found me with many things demanding pers...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217655548

ISBN - 13:9780217655545

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