Uses of the Bible

The Bible has been a quarry for sculptors, a gallery for painters, a text-book for orators, a standard for poets, and a dictionary of quotations for everybody. It was a fountain of melody to Handal, to Mendelssohn, to Haydn; a field of phatasmagoria to Dante; a spectrum of human life to Goethe; a consecrating oil to Shakespeare; a window in heaven and a light upon earth to Bunyan; a mystery of mysteries to Byron, and a pocket companion to Scott.—Selected.

The Advance of Chicago says, "Mr. Moody knew his Bible so well that his eyes and fingers could find any passage that he wanted from Genesis to Revelation in the hurry of rapid speech, as easily as the fingers of a master musician can find the notes of familiar sonata on the keyboard of a piano."

Alfred Tennyson said, "The Bible ought to be read, were it only for the grand English in which it is written. It is an education in itself."

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Testimony of Healing
Sciatic Rheumatism and Other Ills
January 25, 1900

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