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Rather than allow themselves to be separated from the love of Christ,
by John Strachan

Rather than allow themselves to be separated from the love of Christ,
they submitted cheerfully to every privation,
to contumely and disgrace, and to death itself.
- John Strachan

In the scattered settlements of this Diocese,
schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number,
and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance.
- John Strachan

Whenever the names of the disciples are enumerated in the New Testament,
St.
Peter's stands at their head.
- John Strachan

In regard to education, something has been done by
the Provincial Legislature;
but to build churches,
and to place clergymen is a work of greater difficulty.
- John Strachan

 

In this Epistle, the Apostle seeks, with great earnestness,
to confirm the Christian converts in the belief of that Gospel,
which he had so faithfully preached.
- John Strachan

The Saviour reigned in all their hearts,
and they successfully copied the pattern of meekness and gentleness,
which he had left them.
- John Strachan

This Epistle, is therefore a legacy to the Christians of all ages.
- John Strachan

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As a preacher of the Gospel, our late venerable Bishop must have been heard,
to form an adequate conception of his superior excellence
and commanding eloquence.
- John Strachan

To this end the greatest asset of a school is the personality of the teacher.
- John Strachan

The tortures of present death disturb him not,
but the recollection of his fall, fills him with a holy sorrow.
- John Strachan

At the first general meeting of this Corporation in 1820,
his Lordship presided; a circumstance,
which may well be considered an era in the history
of the Church of Upper Canada.
- John Strachan

When the late Bishop was appointed, about thirty-two years ago,
to diffuse the light of the Gospel through this extensive
portion of His Majesty's dominions,
it was even a greater spiritual, than a natural wilderness.
- John Strachan

The Legislature of Lower Canada, consisting chiefly of Roman Catholics,
could hardly be expected to support a church which
they were taught to consider heretical,
and in Upper Canada the scanty means at the disposal of the Government,
precluded all hope.
- John Strachan

St.
Peter announced the glad tidings of the Gospel to the
people on the day of Pentecost,
and converted, by the first Christian sermon,
ever preached, three thousand - which formed the primitive Church.
- John Strachan

At an expense trifling indeed, compared to what she
frequently spends upon unprofitable contests,
she might place the moral world on a new foundation,
and to rise the pinnacle of moral glory.
- John Strachan

Is it not evident that the Canadas, as well as the other colonies,
have been left in a great measure to grope their way
as they could through the darkness which surrounds them,
almost totally unaided by the parent state?
- John Strachan

Convinced that the attachment of colonies to the metropolis,
depends infinitely more upon moral and religious feeling,
than political arrangement, or even commercial advantage,
I cannot but lament that more is not done to instill
it into the minds of the people.
- John Strachan

The name of Jesus, like a secret charm,
awakened similar emotions in the hearts of all the converts,
and called immediately into action every feeling of moral loveliness,
and every desire of dutiful obedience,
which constitute Christian purity.
- John Strachan

In applying this subject to the melancholy event,
which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop,
we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle,
of whom we have been speaking.
- John Strachan

When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity,
and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing
performance and self devotion,
we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features,
by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity.
- John Strachan

The nations were awakened from the sleep of death,
as the words of eternal life flowed from the Apostles' lips,
- the temples of superstition were shut or destroyed,
and churches were planted in every part of the civilized world.
- John Strachan

Trusting in Christ, we may boldly join in the combat,
and enlist ourselves among that disinterested band,
who fight not for human ambition, or human praise,
but for the honour of our Saviour, and the salvation of men.
- John Strachan

In vain shall Great Britain confer upon her colonies
the free government and liberal principles of legislation,
for which she is distinguished, if she do not carry
with her the revelations of God.
- John Strachan

With the requests of some he complied,
and has published a discourse, delivered before the
Society for recovering drowned persons,
which may be justly pronounced one of the most beautiful
and interesting sermons in the English language.
- John Strachan

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Would you rather be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

If it is surely the means to the highest end we know,
can any work be humble or disgusting?
Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder,
the means by which we are translated?
- Henry David Thoreau

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Make your important choices in life
based on your values and your long-term objectives
rather than on a need for approval.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Strive not to be a success,
but rather to be of value.
- Albert Einstein

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't
come as a result of getting something we don't have,
but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.
- Frederick Koenig

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today;
it is rather the vital necessity of action today
to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Resilience is about believing in yourself,
and trusting your own wisdom rather than
being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis,
but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
- Mother Teresa

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Drive into your future looking at the open road ahead
rather than into the rear-view mirror of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage is not the absence of fear,
but rather the judgement that something else
is more important than fear.
- Ambrose Redmoon

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Most everything in life is about our
point-of-view rather than any absolute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Destiny is not a matter of chance,
It is a matter of choice.
It is not something to be waited for,
But rather something to be achieved.
- William Jennings Bryan

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

Lovers embrace that which is between them
rather than each other.
- Khalil Gibran

Be a Human BEing Rather Than a Human DOing.
- Anonymous

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

When will our consciences grow so tender
that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

Consider calling it a challenge
rather than calling it a crisis.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I'd rather see the world from another angle
- Jewel

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself,
than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship,
we must love our friend for their sakes
rather than for our own.
- Charlotte Bronte

Do you ever question why our educational system
teaches competition rather than cooperation?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
- Pythagoras

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich,
for the hopes of the instructed
are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
- Epictetus

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
- Albert Einstein

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart,
it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear
to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
- Sylvester Stallone


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