Thirty-one Years of California

Channing Auxiliary of the First Unitarian Church, 1895 - 22 Seiten

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Seite 22 - is able to do EXCEEDING ABUNDANTLY above all " that we ask or think, according to the power that " worketh in us, unto him be glory,
Seite 21 - Our ultimate standard of worth is an ideal of personal worth. All other values are relative to value for, of, or in a person. To speak of any progress or improvement or development of a nation or society or mankind, except as relative to some greater worth of persons, is to use words without meaning.
Seite 22 - Christ which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God. Now unto him who is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we can ask or think ; according to the power that worketh in us, unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
Seite 16 - God having provided some better things for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.
Seite 20 - ... personal character, in the actual excellence and virtue that radiate from high and pure lives. No more vague and senseless notion ever possessed an honest but ignorant mind than the notion that the machinery of things will do the world's noblest work. All excellence, all renovating powers are finally...
Seite 21 - ... in a society where the complete measure of our capacities shall be attained. To this end is religion and its institutions — to set in operation moral agencies, not through the impersonal machinery of society, but by the presence and contact of good men and good women in the city, the State, or nation.
Seite 19 - ... nature of man, and relies on the evolution of the individual for the renovation of society.
Seite 15 - The tide of population will be turned to this vacant realm when it is shown that our l&nds will yield competence and comfort to small owners, of good habits and little money, and our rich products can find the markets of the world.

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