The Consolations of the Cross

The Consolations of the Cross : Addresses on the Seven Words of the Dying Lord, Given at S. Stephen's Church Boston, on Good Friday, 1902, Together with Two Sermons (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Consolations of the Cross: Addresses on the Seven Words of the Dying Lord, Given at S. Stephen's Church Boston, on Good Friday, 1902, Together With Two Sermons We are going to consider Christ in His suf ferings rather than the sufferings of Christ. The contemplation of Christ's sufferings can easily become a trap for emotional and morbid natures to shut men out from Him. Too often the preacher has made the Pas sion the centre of interest and the Person of Christ the incident, whereas Christ is all in all, and the Passion a background throw ing Him into relief. His personality is that which must enchain our attention as we try to relate ourselves afresh to Him, so that we shall receive new strength and hope to take up again our lives and our work. 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 | 126 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243226497
  • 9780243226498