This sermon discusses three important elements to the religious life: (1) Evidence from nature of a powerful and ill-understood force behind the universe; (2) A realization that man is akin to God--both physically and more importantly mentally/morally; (3) A transcendent experience of being one with God and sharing God's purposes on earth. Davis is clearly motivated by his experiences in nature. He concludes that the religious life is not a sacrifice, but a "full complete, ever broadening life".
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Earl Clement Davis, sermons, minister, Unitarianism, religion, nature, philosophy, Psalms 121:1
Davis, Earl Clement, "The Richness of the Religious Life" (2022). Sermons, 1905-1919. 4.