simply to the theory. The petition ¶Lord teach us to pray· is of much fuller import and includes theory and practice.
The reason why men do not look to the Church today is that shehas destroyed her own influence by compromise.
ur fellowship is with God, and fellowship is friendship, andfriendship means that partnership which, on His part, is theaccommodating of His strength to my weakness.
If the salt has lost its savor, wherewith shall it be seasoned? It isfit only to be cast out and trodden under foot of man.µ And that iswhat happens to Christian men and women who name the nameof Christ, and are not salt. They are trodden under foot of men;they are despised by their day and generation. The world itself
holds us in supreme contempt if we profess to be Christian andare not holy.
The Jesus that men want to see is not the Jesus they really needto see.
The faith that does not come from reason is to be doubted, and thereason that does not lead to faith is to be feared.
Holiness is not exemption from conflict, but victory throughconflict.
Holiness is not freedom from temptation, but power to overcometemptation.
Holiness is not the end of progress, but deliverance fromstanding still.