To implant fear in the minds of children is a crime. If parents try to rule the child by fear, then fear rules the child.
Continuing a Lenten series on prayer: Prayer is co-operation with God. It is the purest exercise of the faculties God has given us - an exercise that links these faculties with the Maker to work out the intentions He had in mind in their creation.
The future is as bright as the promises of God.- Adoniram Judson
When you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of- Charles L. Allen
Those who want the fewest things are nearest to the gods.- Socrates
The eye with which I see God is the same eye with which God sees me.- Meister Eckhart
When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundanc- Joel Osteen
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|Birth:||3rd January, 1884|
|Death:||25th January, 1973|
|Profession:||Missionary, Theologian, Writer|
Eli Stanley Jones was born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He was an American methodist christian missionary, theologian and writer. He is remembered chiefly for his interreligious lectures to the educated classes in India, thousands of which were held across the Indian subcontinent during the first decades of the 20th century. He spent much time with Mohandas K. Gandhi, and the Nehru family. Gandhi challenged Jones and, through Jones' writing, the thousands of Western missionaries working there during the last decades of the British Raj, to include greater respect for the mindset and strengths of the Indian character in their work. He is also the founder of the Christian Ashram movement. He was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his reconciliation work in Asia, Africa, and between Japan and the United States. His first book, Christ of the Indian Road, published in 1925. He studied law at City College before graduating from Asbury College, Wilmore, Kentucky in 1906.
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