Mediumship: a Course of Seven Lectures: Delivered at the Mount Pleasant Park Camp-meeting, During the Month of August, 1888. Also, a Lecture on the Perpetuity of Spiritualism, Given at the Same Place, on the Last Sunday of the Camp-meeting

M. Hull & Company, 1889 - 248 pages
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Page 33 - That, chang'd thro' all, and yet in all the same, Great in the earth, as in th' ethereal frame, Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees, Lives thro
Page 133 - It is just as if the universe were a tremulous mass of jelly which every movement of his made to vibrate from the centre to the circumference. It is as if the universe were one vast picture gallery, in some part of which the entire history of this world, and of each individual, is shown on canvas, sketched by countless artists, with unerring skill.
Page 133 - ... surprise us ; but they are certainly a fine additional confirmation of what has been stated in regard to the sun and moon, and also of the fact that the whole material universe, even beyond our earth, acts on us with the very same kind of influence which resides in all terrestrial objects; and lastly, it shows that we stand in a connection of mutual influence, hitherto unsuspected, with the universe ; so that in fact the stars are not altogether devoid of action on our sublunary, perhaps even...
Page 133 - Gorgon power of transmuting every object around us into forms beautiful or hideous, and of sending the transmuting process forward through time and through eternity. It is as if we were linked to every created being by a golden chain, and every pulsation of our heart or movement of our mind modified the pulsation of every other heart and the movements of every other mind.
Page 54 - I learned then a language which before had been unknown to me. I gradually perceived, when Father La Combe entered, that I could speak no more; and that there was formed in my soul the same kind of silence towards him, as was formed in it in regard to God.
Page 71 - ... a law in his members warring against the law of his mind, and bringing him into captivity to the law of sin which was in his members.
Page 94 - It is better to be a door-keeper in the house of the Lord, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness.
Page 22 - evidence of things not seen," in the fulness of Divine grace ; and was profound on this, the greatest concern of human life, while unable even to comprehend how the " inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit" could be the cause of the change of the seasons.
Page 61 - ... unwonted manner of talking, that exalted above myself into a certain kind of an ecstacy, I did not dare to interrupt him.' Tasso was disappointed, however, that Manso did not see or hear the spirit." 6. Schilkr hints at his inspirations when he says ideas '' flowed in upon him so rapidly and powerfully, his only difficulty was to seize them and write them down fast enough.
Page 75 - He then said to his mother, whom he found awake, " Mother, I am going a long journey, and am come to bid you good-bye.

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