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The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, February, 1880

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,925 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.6
LoC Category: BS
Downloads: 667
Added to site: 2009.02.14
mnybks.net#: 23425
Genre: Religion
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one common level. It pronounces temporal circumstances matters of no consequence, all men creatures of God, made of one blood, having a common nature, subject to common sufferings, common dependence and responsibilities. It teaches us to "defraud no man," to "corrupt no man," to "love our enemies," to "pray for those who despitefully use us," to "disregard external distinctions." In Christ there is neither Jew nor Greek, bond nor free, male nor female, but all are one. The poor are exalted and the rich are humbled. Tholuck says: "The cultivated heathen were offended at Christianity because the higher classes could no longer have precedence of the common people." A religion which teaches that all are upon one grand level under its influences will certainly teach us that all are equal in the presence of the law. Christianity is not only a stranger to despotism, but denounces it in the plainest terms. Its great founder said: "Whosoever will be great among you let him be your servant, and whosoever will be chief

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