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six lectures delivered in the Theological Seminary at Princeton.

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CALVINISM A LIFE SYSTEM.

2

through our Fall;

— and has

an enchantment of

its

not the harvest of

own?

But, though, on the other hand,

the advantage you possess

the

in

than with

us,

— leaving

hind,— still we both

us

that (to use another

you so immeasureably miles and miles be-

that the

feel

in

life

Old Europe

not some thing separate from hfe here;

human

the same current of

acknowledge

I fully

fact,

simile) the train of life travels with

faster

Autumn

it

is

one and

is

existence that flows through

both Continents.

By

virtue of our

of your bone,

common

%ve feel that

origin, yoii raay call us

bone

you are

flesh,

flesh of

and although you are outstripping us

in the

our

most discou-

raging way, you will never forget that the historic cradle of your

wondrous youth stood

was most gently rocked Moreover, besides another

factor

ment of human this

life,

the

It

regeneration

there

parentage,

face

of even

claims

name.

of

human dates

a

is

wider

interests

and

the

crown which ennobles for

That crown

love

life

came

it,

our

me rests common

Rome

that the

you and is

forth;

for

— that

mighty

from Bethlehem and Golgotha;

the Reformation,

dispelled

life

was not from Greece or

metamorphosis if

the

is

noble crown of

the Christian

heritage.

and

common

in

Far more precious to us than even the develop-

ours.

in

mighty Fatherland.

would continue to unite your

difference,

and

in

this

which,

our old Europe, and

in

my once

of our

in

a

still

hearts,

it

more is

special sense,

because

it

has

the clouds of sacerdotalism, and has unveiled

again to fullest view the glories of the Cross.

But, in

deadly opposition to this Christian element, against the

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Calvinism a life-system - pagina 6

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Abraham Kuyper Collection | 279 Pagina's

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