John Shairp

John Shairp

The sense that a man is serving a Higher than himself, with a service which will become ever more and more perfect freedom, evokes more profound, more humbling, more exalted emotions than any thing else in the world can do. The spirit of man is an instrument which cannot give out its deepest, finest tones, except under the immediate hand of the Divine Harmonist.More John Shairp quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The ground of all religion, that which makes it possible, is the relation in which the human soul stands to God.More John Shairp quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That image or rather that Person, so human, yet so entirely Divine, has a power to fill the imagination, to arrest the affections, to deepen and purify the conscience, which nothing else in the world has.More John Shairp quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is quite certain that, if from childhood men were to begin to follow the first intimations of conscience, honestly to obey them and carry them out into act, the power of conscience would be so strengthened and improved within them, that it would soon become, what it evidently is intended to be, "a connecting principle between the creature and the Creator.More John Shairp quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Great men, great events, great epochs, it has been said, grow as we recede from them; and the rate at which they grow in the estimation of men is in some sort a measure of their greatness.More John Shairp quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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