The Church in the Furnace: Essays by Seventeen Temporary Church of England Chaplains on Active Service in France and Flanders
"These essays by Clergy of the Church of England who are serving, ... are the expression of thoughts which have come to us, ... about the life and work of the Church as we left it when we embarked for the front, and as we see it now from afar."--Foreword.
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الصفحة 381 - Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast, Save in the death of Christ, my God : All the vain things that charm me most, I sacrifice them to his blood. 3 See from his head, his hands, his feet, Sorrow and love flow mingled down; Did e'er such love and sorrow meet ? Or thorns compose so rich a crown?
الصفحة 96 - While man knows partly but conceives beside, Creeps ever on from fancies to the fact, And in this striving, this converting air Into a solid he may grasp and use, Finds progress, man's distinctive mark alone, Not God's, and not the beasts' : God is, they are, Man partly is and wholly hopes to be.
الصفحة 92 - Wash it, we pray thee, in the blood of that immaculate Lamb, that was slain to take away the sins of the world ; that whatsoever defilements it may have contracted in the midst of this miserable and naughty world, through the lusts of the flesh, or the wiles of Satan, being purged and done away, it may be presented pure and without spot before thee.
الصفحة 127 - Anoint and cheer our soiled face With the abundance of Thy grace ; Keep far our foes, give peace at home ; Where Thou art Guide no ill can come.
الصفحة 383 - Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne, — Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, behind the dim unknown, Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.
الصفحة 431 - For whosoever will save his life shall lose it ; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the Gospel's, the same shall save it.
الصفحة 7 - We have lost the power even of imagining what the ancient idealization of poverty could have meant: the liberation from material attachments, the unbribed soul, the manlier indifference, the paying our way by what we are or do and not by what we have...
الصفحة 256 - But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth ? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain Thee ; how much less this house which I have built...
الصفحة 256 - From the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my Name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto plp an"' my Name, and a pure offering: for my Name shall be great among the heathen, saith the LORD of hosts.
الصفحة 331 - Almighty and everlasting God, by whose spirit the whole body of the church is governed and sanctified, receive our supplications and prayers, which we offer before thee for all estates of men in thy holy church, that every member of the same in his vocation and ministry, may truly and godly serve . thee, through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.