of men that ever wore
earth about him was a sufferer, a soft, meek, patient, humble, tranquil
spirit; the first true gentleman that ever breathed.—DECKER.
glory and beauty of
Christ are manifested within, and there He delights to dwell; His
there are frequent, His condescension amazing, His conversation sweet,
His comforts refreshing; and the peace that He brings passeth all
to last Jesus is
the same; always the same, majestic and simple, infinitely severe and
Holiest among the mighty,
and the Mightiest among the holy, has lifted with His pierced hands
off their hinges, has turned the stream of centuries out of its
and still governs the ages.—RICHTER.
- In His
death He is a sacrifice,
satisfying for our sins; in the resurrection, a conqueror; in the
a king; in the intercession, a high priest.—LUTHER.
Christ was more than man.—NAPOLEON
and heroes of history
are receding from us, and history contracts the record of their deeds
a narrower and narrower page. But time has no power over the name and
and words of Jesus Christ.—CHANNING.
and I myself have founded empires; but upon what do these creations of
our genius depend? Upon force. Jesus alone founded His empire upon
and to this very day millions would die for Him.—NAPOLEON I.
- If the
life and death of Socrates
were those of a sage, the life and death of Jesus were those of a
have minutely studied
the character of the Saviour will find it difficult to determine
there is most to admire or to imitate in it—there is so much of