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Christian Europe is His Word Made Flesh

Do we begin again to commend ourselves? or need we, as some others, epistles of commendation to you, or letters of commendation from you? Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men: Forasmuch as … Continue reading

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Up Off Our Knees

To Beatrice,–so radically had her earthly part been wrought upon by Rappaccini’s skill,–as poison had been life, so the powerful antidote was death; and thus the poor victim of man’s ingenuity and of thwarted nature, and of the fatality that … Continue reading

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The Love That Frees Us from Satan’s Power

And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise. – Luke 23: 43 Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said unto … Continue reading

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Love’s Own Light

Whether unto grace or guilt, all must live through Him, Live in vital joy, or live in dying woe: Death in Adam, life in Christ; the curse hung upon the cross: Who art thou that heedest of redemption, as narrower … Continue reading

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Unstudied from the Heart

Now as he was speaking with me, I was in a deep sleep on my face toward the ground: but he touched me, and set me upright. And he said, Behold, I will make thee know what shall be in … Continue reading

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That Other Realm

A kind providence has placed in our breasts a hatred of the unjust and cruel, in order that we may preserve ourselves from cruelty and injustice. They who bear cruelty, are accomplices in it. The pretended gentleness which excludes that … Continue reading

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