A major element in Lincoln's greatness was the way in which he could hold a strong moral position without the usual accompaniment of self-righteousness.
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Lincoln matured best in sorrow.
His (Lincoln's) patriotism was saved from idolatry by the overwhelming sense of the sovereignty of God.
Upon being given a Bible, President Abraham Lincoln replied, "In regard to this Great book, I have but to say, it is the best gift God has given to man.
He was too perplexed to please the conventional and too reverent. to please the infidels.
God, Lincoln believed, is seen more clearly events that in nature, though He maybe seen there also. It is a majestic thing, thought Lincoln, for a person to be RESPONSIBLE.
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