Addresses & Hymns

Addresses & Hymns

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...him with respect, and seems to have been really anxious to learn the truth. What does he say? "Eabbi (which means master or a teacher), we know that thou art a teacher come from God, for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him." This shows that he had been talking with others over the wonderful works of Christ Jesus. They had heard of his healing the sick, his unloosing the tongues of the dumb, his opening the ears of the deaf, his making the blind to see, and his raising of the dead to life again, and Mcodemus had come thus by night to see this wonderful person, and gain further information. He begins by a most deferential acknowledgement of the authority of Christ, "Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God." This, from such a man, was a great deal; but oh! was Christ pleased or flattered by such language 1 Did he reply, " Well, you are kind and complimentary; I rejoice that you appreciate me, and that a man of your character and education and position should thus address me!" Ah no, no! He received not honour from men! He came not to be a teacher, but a saviour; not to instruct lost ruined sinners, but to redeem them. His response to this inquirer was the startling, solemn, thrilling statement, " Ye must be born again." It was as much as to say, "knowledge, information, light, which you are seeking, will do you no good--they can never take you to heaven; your case is not a case of ignorance, which may be met by a little instruction; it is one of perdition from which nothing but a new birth can deliver you." "Verily, verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God." "Ye must be born again...".
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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236513185
  • 9781236513182