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"Learn of me," says the philosopher, "and ye shall find restlessness." " Learn of me," says Christ, "and ye shall find rest."

After reading the doctrines of Plato, Socrates, or Aristotle, we feel that the specific difference between their words and Christ's is the difference between an inquiry and a revelation.

Christ built no church, wrote no book, left no money, and erected no monuments; yet show me ten square miles in the whole earth without Christianity, where the life of man and the purity of women are respected, and I will give up Christianity.

Christendom is accounted for only by Christianity; and Christianity burst too suddenly into the world to be of the world.

Christianity always suits us well enough so long as we suit it. A mere mental difficulty is not hard to deal with. With most of us it is not reason that makes faith hard, but life.

Christianity as an idea begins with thinking of God in the same way that a true son thinks of his father; Christianity as a life, begins with feeling and acting toward God as a true son feels and acts toward his father.

Christianity did not come from Heaven to be the amusement of an idle hour, or the food of mere imagination; to be "as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice, and playeth well upon an instrument." It is intended to be the guide and companion of all our hours - the serious occupation of our whole existence.

Christianity has no ceremonial. - It has forms, for forms are essential, to order; but it disdains the folly of attempting to reinforce the religion of the heart by the antics of the body or mind.

Christianity is a battle not a dream.

Christianity is a missionary religion, converting, advancing, aggressive, encompassing the world; a non-missionary church is in the bands of death.

Christianity is completed Judaism, or it is nothing.

Christianity is intensely practical - She has no trait more striking than her common sense.

Christianity is more than history. It is also a system of truths. Every event which its history records, either is a truth, or suggests or expresses a truth, which man needs assent to or to put into practice.

Christianity is not a religion of transcendental abstraction, or brilliant speculation; its children are neither monks, mystics, epicureans, nor stoics. - It is the religion of loving, speaking, and doing, as well as believing. - It is a life as well as a creed. - It has a rest for the heart, a word for the tongue, a way for the feet, and a work for the hand. The same Lord who is the foundation of our hopes, the object of our faith, and the subject of our love, is also the model of our conduct, for "He went about doing good, leaving us an example that we should follow his steps."

Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process.

Christianity is the companion of liberty in all its conflicts - the cradle of its infancy, and the divine source of its claims.

Christianity is the only system of faith which combines religious beliefs with corresponding principles of morality. - It builds ethics on religion.

Christianity is the record of a pure and holy soul, humble, absolutely disinterested, a truth-speaker, and bent on serving, teaching, and uplifting men. - It teaches that to love the All-perfect is happiness.

Christianity proves itself, as the sun is seen by its own light. - Its evidence is involved in its excellence.

Christianity requires two things from every man who believes in it: first, to acquire property by just and righteous means, and second, to look not only on his own things, but also on the things of others.


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