Work of the Church

A Correspondent on the Defects of Modern Preaching.

The following is an extract from an article by Professor Robert Morris Rabb, Master in Theology of the University of Chicago, recently published in The Inter Ocean.

After all has been said on both sides we really need religion. Confronted by life's exacting trials, bearing a nature easily moved to wrong, sensible of our own shortcomings and sins, confronted by a death of uncertain date, and by the facts of immortality and a future judgment, which cannot be ruled out of a divine government—yes, standing hourly before a God whose approval is better than life and whose disapproval is more bitter than death—after all has been said on both sides, there are serious facts which no man can afford to pass unconsidered, facts that touch the centre of his own life.

Items of Interest
Items of Interest
July 27, 1899

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