The Church of England Pulpit, and Ecclesiastical Review, Vol. 23

The Church of England Pulpit, and Ecclesiastical Review, Vol. 23 : January to June, 1887 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Church of England Pulpit, and Ecclesiastical Review, Vol. 23: January to June, 1887 Sir, - I beg leave to submit a few observations on the reference made by Mr. Edmund Lawrence to my comments on his previous communication. He says his ideas and mine rather traverse than contradict each other. It seems to me that his anticipations as to the destinies of the intelligent creation differ from mine nearly as much as light differs from darkness, unless I have misunderstood his meaning. He believes that the universe will, during interminable ages, present a chequered scene of the most painful contrasts which the imagination can 'portray; as there is nothing more repugnant than the idea of rapturous gaiety or pompous luxury, in the vicinity of squalid poverty, starvation, madness, or crime. I believe, on the con trary, that all the races brought into existence through out the boundless extent of the universe, will be trained for immortality by methods that shall reveal. With increasing glory the grand attributes of the Deity, and that not a single individual will be aban doued to remediless darkness, depravity, and misery. I believe the first fruits of His creatures - the elect -the chosenl - the real Church of the Living God will in all regions of intelligent life, and throughout the infinite series of ages, have an active participation in the grand measures of universal good. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 322 pages
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