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(without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.
1889. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V. THE JUDGING OF OTHERS. He prayeth
best who loveth best All things both great and small; For the dear
God who loveth us, / He made and loveth all.--Coleridge. "Wherefore
thou art without excuse, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest:
for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou
that judgest dost practice the same things. And we know that the
judgment of God is according to truth against them that practice
such things. And reckonest thou this, O man, who judgest them that
practice such things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape
the judgment of God?"--Romans, ii.: i, 2, 3. Before proceeding to
speak on the verses just read, I would like to give a short outline
of what I believe our relationship towards God to be, so that you
may fully understand the position I take in regard to judging
others. I believe we all stand in relation to God, as child to
parent; but nearer, far nearer than to any. earthly parent, is our
relationship to the Infinite, for we are the temples of God, and He
dwelleth within us. Or, in other words, He is in us all, and
through us all. In the past we have been taught to put our trust in
an external God, a God who should sit on a great white throne, and
mete out judgment to all, for or against, as the case may be; that
every eye should behold Him, and we have believed this literally.
Our God has been very much like unto man; endowed with passions
similar to ours, with attributes such as love and anger, goodness
and vengeance. The great white throne on which sits the Infinite
One is symbolical of purity. The eye with which we shall see God,
will be the eye of the soul, or the eye of faith. Now, I believe
the God who judgeth me dwelleth within; His throne is within, and
the judgment that is given is...
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