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The Social Principles of Jesus

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 61,244 / 183 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.2
LoC Categories: BJ, BV
Downloads: 755
Added to site: 2009.09.06
mnybks.net#: 25208
Genre: Religion
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utiæ of the Law. In this parable the employer rises from the level of justice to the higher plane of human fellow-feeling. These eleventh-hour men had been ready to work; they had to eat and live; he proposed to give them a living wage because he felt an inner prompting to do so. In the parable of the Prodigal Son the father does more for his son than justice required, because he was a father. Here the employer does more because he is a man. Each acted from a sense of the worth of the human life with which he was dealing. It was the same sense of worth and sacredness in Jesus which prompted him to invent these parables.

Do we find ourselves valuing people according to their utility to us, or do we have an active feeling of their human interest and worth? Let us run over in our minds our family and relatives, our professors and friends, and the people in town who serve us, and see with whom we are on a human footing.


Seventh Day: The Courtesy of Jesus

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