Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial
Document title: none
City of publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of publication: 14 September 1901
Volume number: 75
Issue number: 9
|[untitled]. Friend 14 Sept. 1901 v75n9: p. 65.|
|McKinley assassination (religious response).|
|Jesus Christ; William McKinley.|
But how blind sin makes the foolhardy, who most always find that for every head of a government which they cut off, another forthwith springs up in its place. Rebels to civil government because rebels to the word of Divine grace in their hearts, may they be tendered by some sense of the virtue of Christ’s spirit as shown in William McKinley’s words, which for all he knew, were dying words.
We know not the result thus early in the tidings, but can only wish blessing to our President’s life, and if that be inevitable, his death.