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Strong Souls

A Sermon

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Published: 1882
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,168 / 19 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 354
Added to site: 2007.01.30 15943
Genre: Religion

issues in such fruit of holy living cannot be without its just claim to respect. But my interest is at once deeper and wider than this: I plead for Christianity, I plead for Religion; for the awe of God, for the love of Christ, for the service of man. We are falling upon careless times, when the world is too much with us, and the love of ease seduces us, and we flit--thinking, God help us! that it is pleasure--from one facile excitement, from one selfish gratification, to another. We live in a sceptical age, when knowledge and faith find it hard to come to terms, and there is always an excuse for disbelieving truths which startle the soul into seriousness and make a painful demand upon the will. But whatever else is false, one thing remains true--that the service of God is strength and peace and freedom. Christ still holds the secret of life: "If any man will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it, and whosoever will lose his li



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