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Barren Fig Tree

THE BARREN FIG

THE BARREN FIG-TREE OR THE DOOM AND DOWNFALL OF THE FRUITLESS PROFESSOR ‘A CERTAIN MAN HAD A FIG-TREE PLANTED IN HIS VINEYARD; AND HE CAME AND SOUGHT FRUIT THEREON, AND FOUND NONE. THEN SAID HE UNTO THE DRESSER OF HIS VINEYARD, BEHOLD, THESE THREE YEARS I COME SEEKING FRUIT ON THE FIG-TREE, AND FIND NONE: …

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Nature of Happiness

What Is Happiness? All men speak of happiness as a continuing state of soul and one which man rationally desires, and, according to the law of his disposition, cannot but desire. But what is happiness? This is a question of fundamental Importance which philosophers much debate, and concerning which mankind usually make fatal mistakes. Everyone …

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the seed and the sower

THE DIVINE HUSBANDMEN – THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER AND THE SEED

THE DIVINE HUSBANDMEN “Behold, a sower went forth to sow; and when he sowed, some seeds fell by the wayside, and the fowls came and devoured them up.” There are scarce any parts of the holy, Scripture that are fuller of instruction than Christ’s parables. There are these things to be observed, concerning the instruction …

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