Burris A. Jenkins was born in Kansas City, Missouri, October 2, 1869. Was educated in the public schools of Kansas City, and graduated from Bethany College, West Virginia, with a degree of A.B, 1891; spent two years in Yale Seminary, and two in the Harvard Divinity School, taking from the latter the degrees of B.D. 1895 and A.M. 1896. He was pastor of the Third Christian church, Indianapolis, Indiana, from ‘96 to ‘98; president of the University of Indianapolis 1898 to 1900. He was pastor of the Richmond Avenue Christian church of Buffalo, New York, 1900 to 1901; president of the Kentucky University 1901 to 1906; and pastor of the Linwood Boulevard Christian church, Kansas City, from 1907.
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Not with Observation
Text.--"The kingdom of God cometh not with observation."--Luke 17:20.
There is a good deal of falsity in the old saw, "Seeing is believing." Some of the finest things we believe we never have seen, never can see. The kingdom of God is one of these.
The ancient Hebrews expected to see it and feel it and locate it and bound it. They hoped to ...read