The Oak-Tree of the Church
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Isaiah 6:13
But yet in it shall be a tenth, and it shall return, and shall be eaten: as a teil tree, and as an oak, whose substance is in them, when they cast their leaves: so the holy seed shall be the substance thereof.
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St. Boniface (Ad 680-755)
... and held councils of clergy and laymen for the settlement of the Church's affairs.
Finding that the Hessians paid reverence to an old oak-tree, which was ...
/.../chapter iii st boniface ad.htm

Unfruitful Works of Darkness
... The Apostle could say to another Church with a certainty as to what the answer would
be ... than the cankers on a rose-bush or the galls on an oak-tree are worthy ...
/.../expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/unfruitful works of darkness.htm

Impossible with Man, Possible with God
... An oak tree three hundred years old grows all the time on the one root from which ...
of absolute surrender, and felt that that is the want in the Church of Christ ...
/.../murray/absolute surrender/impossible with man possible with.htm

On Sin and Its Kinds
... and by his bad example causes some to leave or remain out of the true Church. ... If
a strong oak tree is deeply rooted in the ground, how will you best destroy ...
/.../ catechism no 4/lesson 6 on sin and.htm

Christ Teaching Humility
... that the owners of the slaves would not let them go to school or to church. ... of the
Oak and the Violet." In a large garden there grew a fine oak tree, with its ...
/.../newton/the life of jesus christ for the young/christ teaching humility.htm

The Transfiguration
... Among those who thus came, was a celebrated bishop of the church. ... There was a large
meadow near by, with a grand old oak tree standing in the centre of it. ...
/.../newton/the life of jesus christ for the young/the transfiguration.htm

... The revelation of the New Testament to the Old is like that of the oak tree to the ...
as a whole, and in its parts, is not merely for Israel or the Church, but is ...
// law and the saint/introduction.htm

Daily Bread
... If an oak-tree takes a century to get its growth, shall a man expect to win his ... And
in these foreign Sundays I get hungry for the old church I've been to ever ...
// chief end of man/v daily bread.htm

On the Incarnation and Redemption
... You cannot straighten an old oak tree that has grown up crooked ... know of Our Lord
are those told in the Holy Scripture, or handed down to us by the Church in her ...
/.../kinkead/baltimore catechism no 4/lesson 7 on the incarnation.htm

Christ and the Little Children
... It is now a great oak tree. There is an ugly twist in its trunk. ... When only twelve
years old she had joined her father's church. She now lay on her dying bed. ...
/.../the life of jesus christ for the young/christ and the little children.htm

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