A German hymn, translated to English, and sung in India. "My God desires each soul’s salvation, My soul he too desires to save; Therefore with Christian resignation, All earthly troubles I will brave."Here in America the "average man" is in the majority, and some day it flashes upon us that you and I belong to that vast majority. Some day it flashes upon us that you and I belong to that vast majority. That may be a critical moment in our careers. Up to that moment we have been so full of ambition, mixed, possibly, with a little conceit, that we believed our powers unlimited, and everything possible.If past sins accuse you, with the Savior you can face them calmly, even the unmentionable, black transgressions you hardly dare admit...The world is in the habit of measuring success by...Alfred Edersheim was a Jewish Christian scholar. His most famous book is "The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah", a careful abridgment of which was made and published just after his death. This chapter is from that edition.