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Elton Trueblood, Abraham Lincoln: Lessons in Spiritual Leadership Quotes: He (Lincoln) recognized the delicate balance between immanence and transcendence, refusing to settle for either of these alone. His was a God who was both in the world and above the world.
         

He (Lincoln) recognized the delicate balance between immanence and transcendence, refusing to settle for either of these alone. His was a God who was both in the world and above the world.


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He (Lincoln) recognized the delicate balance between immanence and transcendence, refusing to settle for either of these alone. His was a God who was both in the world and above the world.
         



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Lincoln had entirely outgrown juvenile delight in religious argument. Talking with God seemed to the mature Lincoln more important than talking about Him.

Lincoln had entirely outgrown juvenile delight in religious argument. Talking with God seemed to the mature Lincoln more important than talking about Him.



He (Lincoln) was accustomed to hearing words, many of them boring, but he was not accustomed to group silence.

He (Lincoln) was accustomed to hearing words, many of them boring, but he was not accustomed to group silence.




The Biblical language was so deeply embedded in the great man's mind that it became his normal way of speaking.

The Biblical language was so deeply embedded in the great man's mind that it became his normal way of speaking.



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.

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.



Deeply convinced of the reality of the divine will, he (Lincoln) had no patience at all with any who were perfectly sure they knew the details of the divine will.

Deeply convinced of the reality of the divine will, he (Lincoln) had no patience at all with any who were perfectly sure they knew the details of the divine will.



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.

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.




His (Lincoln's) patriotism was saved from idolatry by the overwhelming sense of the sovereignty of God.

His (Lincoln's) patriotism was saved from idolatry by the overwhelming sense of the sovereignty of God.



He was too perplexed to please the conventional and too reverent. to please the infidels.

He was too perplexed to please the conventional and too reverent. to please the infidels.





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