will be divergent views on fundamentalprinciples, but there very probably will beon non-essential points. For God in reveal-ing His Will takes each man's spiritual stateand capacity into account. Hence what mayseem to one as in advance of the times mayto another appear to be out of date andunnecessary.Further, many fail to grasp the meaningof those God-revealed facts, which some man,living in union with God and illuminated byHim, has recorded. Without having hadany very definite experience of enjoyingGod themselves, they set out to championtheir doctrines about Him, and fight overthe husks of non-essentials as dogs do overdry bones. But those who have enjoyedfellowship and union with God and have beenlifted above these unprofitable wranglings,bring out of the storehouse of their ownpersonal experience " things new and old "viiiPREFACEto which they testify without a thought as towhether others will agree or not.My sincere thanks are due to the Rev.T. E. Riddle, who has again assisted me intranslating this book from Urdu into Eng-lish; and also to Miss E. Sanders for hergreat help in reading and correcting theproof.