Christ Is All; Sermons from New Testament Texts on Various Aspects of the Glory and Work of Christ, with Some Other Sermons

Christ Is All; Sermons from New Testament Texts on Various Aspects of the Glory and Work of Christ, with Some Other Sermons

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...who can hear such words too often? "I bow my knees unto the Father;"--yes, see the old Apostle kneeling, in his Roman lodging, and listen, as perhaps sometimes the Praetorian sentinel with astonished curiosity listened, to such words going up from human lips to an unseen but living Sanctity: "I bow my knees unto the Father, that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in your inner man, that Christ may take up His dwelling in your hearts through faith; that, being rooted and grounded in love, you may be invigorated to grasp, with all the saints, what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; and to know the love of Christ." 1 Is this the turgid effusion of a rhetorician at his exercises? It is the well-weighed intercession of an Apostle. It is the utterance of the Chosen Vessel, and it carries with it the authentication of His Master. And it asks at large for this same supernatural influence upon the inmost realities of perceptions, and affections, and will. Not for exceptional saints, but for all true disciples to whom those presents should come, it supplicates that God through His Spirit would so interpose amidst the workings of the inner man that the Saviour, already known indeed, and loved, and served, might yet take such developed possession of the soul that it might be likened to the first arrival of the Prince at His permanent abode. And the thought of the Apostle for the saints ot Ephesus is echoed by the utterance of the Lord Himself, in 1 Eph, iii. 14-19. His glory, to the Seer at Patmos: "I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with Me."1 I have grouped together a large miscellany of Scriptures, large, yet most...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
  • 1236602781
  • 9781236602787