The Church Times Volume 24-27

The Church Times Volume 24-27

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...Now whilst thou hast time, heap unto thyself everlasting riches. Think on nothing but the salvation of thy soul, care for nothing but the things of God. Make now friends to thyself by honoring the saints of God and intimidating their actions, that when thou failest in this short life they may receive thee into everlasting habitations.--Thomas A. Kcmpis. In praying, we are often occupied with ourselves, with our own needs, and our own efforts in the presentation of them. In waiting upon God, the first thought is of God upon whom we wait. God longs to reveal Himself, to fill us with Himself. Waiting on G-od gives Him time His own way and divine power to come to us. Before yon pray, bow quietly before God, to remember and realize who He is, how near He is, how certainly He can and will help. Be still before Him, and allow His Holy Spirit to waken and stir up in ycur soul the childlike disposition of absolute dependence and confident expectation. Wait on God till you know you have met Him; prayer will then become so different. And when you are praying, let there be intervals of silence, reverent stillness of soul, in which you yield yourself to God, in case He may have aught He wishes to teach you or to work in you.--Andrew Murray. In my daily life I am to ask "How would Christ have acted in my circumstances? How would He have me act? How would Christ fulfil my duties, do my work, fill my place, meet my difficulties, turn to account all my capacities and opportunities" This is to be the law and inspiration of my whole life; not only of my outward acts, but of all my inward thoughts and desires. There is to be a manifestation of the Divine Nature in me.--The Bishop of I'ermont. DISCIPLINE AND OBEDIENCE The following story of the late...show more

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  • Paperback | 646 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,134g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236751698
  • 9781236751690