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Mystic Christianity: The Inner Teachings of the Master
William W. Atkinson, 2012

Most Christians, think of words like "meditation," and "mysticism" as words related merely to Eastern Religions and philosophies. However as this volume asserts concepts such as mysticism was and is a vital part of Christian spirituality. The author, William W. Atkinson also examines the concept of reincarnation in the origins of Christianity and by doing so offers us an interesting new look at Christianity in the context of its universality and ...


Selected Sermons of Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Edwards, H. Norman Gardiner, 2012

Jonathan Edwards (October 5, 1703 – March 22, 1758) was a Christian preacher and theologian. Edwards "is widely acknowledged to be America's most important and original philosophical theologian," and one of America's greatest intellectuals. Edwards's theological work is broad in scope, but he is often associated with Reformed theology, the metaphysics of theological determinism, and the Puritan heritage. Recent studies have emphasized how ...


Holy in Christ: Thoughts on the Calling of God's Children to be Holy as He is H
Andrew Murray, 2012

Excerpts: "There is no holiness but what He has, or rather what He is, and gives. Holiness is not something we do or attain: it is the communication of the Divine life, the inbreathing of the Divine nature, the power of the Divine Presence resting on us... When God calls us to holiness, He calls us to Himself." "Where God is, there is holiness; it is the presence of God makes holy." "Holiness is not something we bring to God or do for Him. ...


Absolute Surrender
Andrew Murray, 2012

CONTENTS Absolute Surrender “The Fruit of the Spirit Is Love” Separated unto the Holy Ghost Peter’s Repentance Impossible with Man, Possible with God “O Wretched Man that I Am” “Having Begun in the Spirit” Kept by the Power of God “Ye Are the Branches”


The Miracle of Right Thought
Orison Swett Marden, 2011

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924) was an American writer associated with the New Thought Movement. He also held a degree in medicine, and was a successful hotel owner. Like many proponents of the New Thought philosophy, Marden believed that our thoughts influence our lives and our life circumstances. He said, "We make the world we live in and shape our own environment." Yet although he is best known for his books on financial success, he always ...


All of Grace
Charles H. Spurgeon, 2012

All of Grace is one of several works of Charles Haddon (C.H.) Spurgeon (June 19, 1834 – January 31, 1892) who was a British Particular Baptist preacher and who remains highly influential among Christians of different denominations, among whom he is still known as the "Prince of Preachers". This despite the fact that he was a strong figure in the Reformed Baptist tradition, defending the Church in agreement with the 1689 London Baptist ...


The Master's Indwelling
Andrew Murray, 2012

The Master's Indwelling is a profound work pointing to a path to the fundamental steps in the Christian walk. In The Master's Indwelling Andrew Murray addresses vital points pertaining to carnal nature, humility, the self, what it means to deny the flesh, joy and faith in the life of a Christian and more. "If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. Matt." 16: 4 Andrew Murray was a South African ...


Emily of New Moon
Lucy Maud Montgomery, 2011

Emily of New Moon is the first in a series of novels by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Similar to her earlier and more famous Anne of Green Gables series, the Emily novels depicted life through the eyes of a young orphan girl, Emily Starr, who is raised by her relatives after her father dies of consumption. The series was less romanticized and more realistic than the Anne novels. Montgomery considered Emily to be a character much closer to her own ...


The Rosary
Florence L. Barclay, 2012

The Rosary is a romance novel by Florence L. Barclay. It was first published in 1909 and was a bestselling novel for many years running, reaching the number one spot in 1910.


Creative Evolution
Henri Bergson, 2012

Creative Evolution is a 1907 book by French philosopher Henri Bergson. Its English translation appeared in 1911. The book provides an alternate explanation for Darwin's mechanism of evolution, suggesting that evolution is motivated by an élan vital, a "vital impetus" that can also be understood as humanity's natural creative impulse. The book was very popular in the early decades of the twentieth century, before the Neodarwinian synthesis was ...


In the South Seas
Robert Louis Stevenson, 2011

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 30 most translated authors in the world, just below Charles Dickens. "In the South Seas" is a combination of personal anecdotes and historical accounts of Stevenson's travels to the Paumotus and the Gilbert Islands during 1888-9.


Cheerfulness as a Life Power
Orison Swett Marden, 2014

FOREWORD The soul-consuming and friction-wearing tendency of this hurrying, grasping, competing age is the excuse for this booklet. Is it not an absolute necessity to get rid of all irritants, of everything which worries and frets, and which brings discord into so many lives? Cheerfulness has a wonderful lubricating power. It lengthens the life of human machinery, as lubricants lengthen the life of inert machinery. Life's delicate bearings ...


Advance Course in Yogi Philosophy and Spiritual Development
Yogi Ramacharaka, 2012

Excerpts from the book: “…It may be well for us to take a general view of the subject of Yoga. What is the end and aim of the teachings and the practices? What does it all mean? What is Man seeking for in all these endeavors? What does life, and growth, and development, and evolution mean? These are questions that thinking people are constantly asking, and which but few are able to answer even partially. The Yogi Philosophy teaches that the ...


Raja Yoga or Mental Development
Yogi Ramacharaka, 2011

Thousands of years before the development of Western social sciences of psychology, philosophy, religious studies, etc., the yogis of India, especially the branch of Raja Yoga, which dealt with human mental faculty, pondered with the same questions that today modern scientists are involved in. The results of many of these recent scientific developments clearly seem to be validating the premises of the Eastern philosophy, especially the Yoga ...


The Art of Divine Contentment
Thomas Watson, 2014

Excerpt: "Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward;" therefore we all need to learn the same lesson as Paul. "I have learned," he said "in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content," Philippians 4. 11. Believers, especially, wish to attain to a holy equanimity in their tribulations and under the stresses caused by our increasingly secular society…


On The Art of Reading
Arthur Quiller-Couch, 2012

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (21 November 1863 – 12 May 1944) was a British writer, who published under the pen name of Q. He is primarily remembered for the monumental Oxford Book Of English Verse 1250–1900 (later extended to 1918), and for his literary criticism. He guided the taste of many who never met him, including American writer Helene Hanff, author of 84, Charing Cross Road and its sequel, Q's Legacy; and the fictional Horace ...


The Great Doctrines of the Bible
Rev. William Evans, 2012

A series of timeless lectures by REV. William Evans, noted American Bible scholar, committed to print in 1912, making it available to a wider audience the wealth of his insights into Scriptural teaching.


Within Prison Walls
Thomas Mott Osborne, 2012

Thomas Mott Osborne's account of his voluntary stay in Auburn State prison. Osborne, the head of a state commission on "the prison problem," checked into Auburn to personally experience conditions there. It is really engaging and heartfelt, as well as highly political. Osborne encountered tremendous institutional and political resistance to his reform efforts and you get a real sense of that in this book ... In a review of a biography of Osborne ...


The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond
G. K. Chesterton, 2011

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond is G. K. Chesterton's final collection of detective stories, published after his death in 1936. The main characters in the book are Mr. Pond, his friend Captain Peter Gahagan, a romantic and impulsive Irishman, and a well-known government official, Sir Hubert Wotton. Also mentioned in more than one chapter are Violet Varney, an actress, and her sister Joan, to whom Gahagan proposes after being suspected of having an ...


Angelic Wisdom Concerning the Divine Love and the Divine Wisdom
Emanuel Swedenborg, John Ager, 2012

Excerpt: LOVE IS THE LIFE OF MAN Man knows that there is such a thing as love, but he does not know what love is. He knows that there is such a thing as love from common speech, as when it is said, he loves me, a king loves his subjects, and subjects love their king, a husband loves his wife, a mother her children, and conversely; also, this or that one loves his country, his fellow citizens, his neighbor; and likewise of things abstracted from ...



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