[Biographical Sketch Of] Alfred Lee, [First Bishop of Delaware] September 9th, 1807-April 12th, 1887, and Memorial Services]

[Biographical Sketch Of] Alfred Lee, [First Bishop of Delaware] September 9th, 1807-April 12th, 1887, and Memorial Services]

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...all long-suffering and doctrine." And then he concluded this last charge to his clergy with the Benediction, which contained his last message, his Easter greeting to his beloved congregation. And now, "the God of Peace, who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is well-pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory and dominion forever. Amen." The burden of all his preaching was to show man how great a sinner he is, and how great a Saviour he has in Christ. While he loved to dwell on these fundamental truths of the gospel, he did not restrict himself to these. He did not forbear to declare unto men the whole counsel of God, whether they would hear or whether they would forbear. He believed that every truth which God had revealed, He would have His messengers proclaim in His sanctuary. He was firmly convinced that "all Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works." When he was presenting the great truths of the gospel, there was that decided earnestness in his manner which could not but impress all who heard him with the persuasion that he was giving utterance to abiding convictions of which he was as assured as of his own existence. He knew that those truths were contained in and could be proved by the Word of God; that they were embodied in the Articles of the Church in which he labored; truths in attestation of which the framers of those Articles, and the Reformers of that...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236580508
  • 9781236580504