Phrase by '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.

Author: John Strachan - Canadian Clergyman
  Name , Emotions , Feeling , Action


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

Author: John Strachan - Canadian Clergyman
  He , Left , Hearts , Gentleness


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

Author: John Strachan - Canadian Clergyman
  Teacher , End , School , Personality


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

Author: John Strachan - Canadian Clergyman
  Death , Fall , Present , Sorrow


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.

Author: John Strachan - Canadian Clergyman
  Self , Fall , Humanity , Performance


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.

Author: John Strachan - Canadian Clergyman
  Society , Beautiful , Language , Some


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.

Author: John Strachan - Canadian Clergyman
  Great , Belief , Christian , Gospel


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

Author: John Strachan - Canadian Clergyman
  Legacy , Therefore , Ages , Christians


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.

Author: John Strachan - Canadian Clergyman
  Life , World , Sleep , Death


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.

Author: John Strachan - Canadian Clergyman
  Love , Than , Death , Christ