Some Essentials of Religion

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,334 / 82 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.1
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 563
Added to site: 2010.06.10
mnybks.net#: 28103
Genre: Religion
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ntment in special ways and places and for special purposes. He is present in nature in its vastness and in its minuteness, and in both we can read His thoughts after Him. He is present in the affairs of men and of nations in all ages. He speaks to men in the voice of conscience and we hear Him in its strange authority to command and to forbid. In Christ He is present revealing Himself in human experiences and in human deeds and words and service. Where two or three are gathered together in Christ's name He is in their midst. In the Sacraments He is present to give His sacred gifts.

GOD IS OUR FATHER.

We have considered now some of the great truths of God which have been revealed to us, but the Fatherhood of God in itself, what is it that we know of this?

In the teaching of Christ our Master,--the Fatherhood of God is the central truth of all. It gathers into itself all other attributes and gives to all a special quality. It is our special Christian heritage. The heart that believes God to

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