Lighted to Lighten the Hope of India: A Study of Conditions Among Women in India

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Central Committee on the United Study of Foreign Missions, 1922 - 160 pagine

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Pagina 128 - Now, God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour, And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping, With hand made sure, clear eye, and sharpened power, To turn, as swimmers into cleanness leaping. Glad from a world grown old and cold and weary...
Pagina 152 - Only like souls I see the folk thereunder, Bound who should conquer, slaves who should be kings,-— Hearing their one hope with an empty wonder, Sadly contented in a show of things; — " Then with a rush the intolerable craving Shivers throughout me like a trumpet-call, — Oh to save these! to perish for their saving, Die for their life, be offered for them all ! " No one can feel in this way except those who have the vision of Christ.
Pagina 80 - Him all my doubts, my griefs and fears; Oh, how patiently He listens! and my drooping soul He cheers: Do you think He ne'er reproves me? What a false friend He would be, If He never, never told me of the sins which He must see. Would you like to know the sweetness of the secret of the Lord? Go and hide beneath His shadow: this shall then be your reward; And whene'er you leave the silence of that happy meeting place, You must mind and bear the image of the Master in your face.
Pagina 80 - ... rests beside me as we hold communion sweet — If I tried I could not utter what He says when thus we meet Only this I know — I tell Him all my doubts, and griefs, and fears; O how patiently He listens, and my drooping soul He cheers ! Do you think He ne'er reproves me?
Pagina 129 - I stood and watched her light uselessly burning in the void. In the moonless gloom of midnight I asked her, "Maiden, what is your quest holding the lamp near your heart? My house is all dark and lonesome — lend me your light.
Pagina 152 - Oh, to save these! To perish for their saving, Die for their life, be offered for them all.
Pagina 56 - Shall we lose Miss Thoburn because we have not the needed money in our hands to send her? No, rather let us walk the streets of Boston in our calico dresses, and save the expense of more costly apparel!
Pagina 129 - On the slope of the desolate river among tall grasses I asked her, "Maiden, where do you go, shading your lamp with your mantle? My house is all dark and lonesome, — lend me your light!" 'She raised her dark eyes for a moment and looked at my face through the dusk. "I have come to the river," she said, "to float my lamp on the stream when the daylight wanes in the west.
Pagina 96 - ... turning against it, because it slays human character and denies human brotherhood. If money dominates, the ideal cannot dominate. If we serve mammon, we cannot serve the Christ. We have purposely left to the last what properly comes The unfirst in any consideration of social life. The family is the Of the""" structural cell of the social organism. In it lives the power of propagation and renewal of life. It is the foundation of morality, the chief educational institution, and the source of nearly...
Pagina 26 - India are not confined to the four million who constitute the community that have followed the new Way. Perhaps even greater has been the reaction it has excited in the ranks of Hinduism among those who would repudiate the name of Christian. Chief among the abuses of Hinduism to be attacked has been the traditional attitude toward woman.

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