„When I read the life of such a man as Paul, how I blush to think how sickly and dwarfed Christianity is at the present time, and how many hundreds there are who never think of working for the Son of God and honoring Christ.“

Quelle: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 3.

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