George MacDonald Themes

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What God Requires of His People

One of the more prominent themes in this collection of quotes is the idea that there are certain things that God requires of His people. Generally, MacDonald stresses the idea that if a man knows he has been given a job by God, he should do it. This idea is expressed in Sections 29, 54, 226, 239, 283, 304. However, it is also noted in Section 29 that if a man does not know what he is to do next, he should wait on God. In Section 35 MacDonald tells his readers that they should keep their eyes on God instead of allowing themselves to become engrossed by the faults they have or the wrongs they may have committed. Instead of allowing their sins and wrongs to draw them away from God, man should let his shortcomings draw them closer to God. This idea is supported by the quote in Section...

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