Excerpt from The Expositor's Dictionary of Texts, Vol. 1 of 2: Containing Outlines, Expositions, and Illustrations of the Bible Texts, With Full References to the Best Homiletic Literature; Genesis to St. Mark I. And they need looking for. They are often lost beneath the drift of the years, or choked up by the rubbish that a Philistine world has cast into them. And it is easy to forget that they are there. We see the ground trampled and dust - strewn, and there is little or nothing to suggest that down beneath that unpromising surface there is a Spring that might be helping to refresh a tired and thirsty world. Beneath the barren and trampled surface of hu manity we must find the wells of reverence and faith and love that God Himself has sunk in these hearts of ours. Man was made to worship and believe and aspire. God made him so. This Philistine world succeeds in burying deep the springs of the heart's 'true life. The wells are choked. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.