The Divine Master [By F.M.F. Skene]

The Divine Master [By F.M.F. Skene]

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...as My foes deriding bade Me, to leave the generations of the sons of men for evermore to perish in their sins. Patient, patient, to the end I did endure and meekly bowed My Head, nor yielded up the Ghost, till I had drained the Cup of My Dread Father's wrath, unto the very dregs. And now desiring for My children that this cruel torture should avail to their redemption, desiring it with all the power of that Love, which even then lit up the world in purest glory, while the very day fled from the awful aspect of My Face in death, I have but asked of them that they should take the likeness of My Passion into their lives, and endure the dying pangs of sin, the sufferings of their evil nature crucified; until made conquerors through My Love, they echo back the words, solemn and glorious, --" It Is Finished," wherein I told a world's redemption, --and gently fall asleep in Me. This only have I asked, in return for all Mine Agony of Love, that they should follow the example of My Patience, in order that they may share My Glory; and thou from this brief constancy hast turned, O faithless child, and sayest, "It is too hard for me!" ffiijilU. But never more, my Lord, oh never more will I with such ingratitude repay the longsuffering of Thine all-enduring Tenderness! bear with me yet a little, Thou Who didst heal the wound of Malchus, when he came, with cruel heart, to bear Thee unto judgment and to death, though I so many times have fallen from Thee, and Thou as often, with unwearied care, hast stretched forth Thy Blessed Hand again, and drawn me back unto Thy Breast. O my Lord, the very mother had not known such Love unquenchable for her own first-born child, as Thou hast shown to me, in all my many wanderings; and therefore I dare yet...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236627830
  • 9781236627834