John Strachan Quotes


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.

In applying this subject to the melancholy event which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle of whom we have been speaking.

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

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

As a preacher of the Gospel our late venerable Bishop must have been heard to form an adequate conception of his superior excellence and commanding eloquence.

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.

In the scattered settlements of this Diocese schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance.

In regard to education something has been done by the Provincial Legislature; but to build churches and to place clergymen is a work of greater difficulty.

In vain shall Great Britain confer upon her colonies the free government and liberal principles of legislation for which she is distinguished if she do not carry with her the revelations of God.

At the first general meeting of this Corporation in 1820 his Lordship presided; a circumstance which may well be considered an era in the history of the Church of Upper Canada.

At an expense trifling indeed compared to what she frequently spends upon unprofitable contests she might place the moral world on a new foundation and to rise the pinnacle of moral glory.

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

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