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Men of the Bible

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Author: Dwight L. Moody
Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,943 / 101 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.4
LoC Category: BS
Downloads: 5,200
Added to site: 2009.12.23
mnybks.net#: 26097
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Religion
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ving up what they call their rights for others, and "in honor preferring one another."

We find that Abram was constantly surrendering his own selfish interests and trusting to God. What was the result? Of all the men that ever lived he is the most renowned. He never did anything the world would call great. The largest army he ever mustered was three hundred and eighteen men. How Alexander would have sneered at such an army as that! How Caesar would have looked down on such an army! How Napoleon would have curled his lip as he thought of Abram with an army of three hundred and eighteen! We are not told that he was a great astronomer; we are not told that he was a great scientist; we are not told that he was a great statesman, or anything the world calls great; but there was one thing he could do--he could live an unselfish life, and in honor could waive his rights, and in that way he became the friend of God; in that way he has become immortal. There is

NO NAME IN HISTORY

so well known as

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