Category Archives: antique Christianity

The Young Drummer and the Good Samaritan

Yet this in no wise alters the fact that those who form no more than a part of a universal mish-mash, of a homeless multitude of faceless ‘un-men’, will never have any pride of place or sense of belonging, nor … Continue reading

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Where Two or Three Are Gathered Together

“No, I suppose that other world must be all a dream.” “Yes. It is all a dream,” said the Witch, always thrumming. “Yes, all a dream,” said Jill. “There never was such a world,” said the Witch. “No,” said Jill … Continue reading

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The Stone Which the Builders Rejected

Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes? Therefore say … Continue reading

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In the Land of the Stranger

And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto our fathers, Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and … Continue reading

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Our Faith Is Our Destiny

The original purpose of poetry is either religious or historical, or, as most frequently happens, a mixture of both. – Sir Walter Scott Prior to the 20th century, the European bards wrote about the trials and travails of a Christian … Continue reading

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The Horror

I find a preacher of the gospel profaning the beautiful and prophetic ejaculation, commonly called “nunc dimittis,” made on the first presentation of our Saviour in the Temple, and applying it, with an inhuman and unnatural rapture, to the most … Continue reading

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The Inner Vision

And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the … Continue reading

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