Dust and Destiny

Dust and Destiny : Fifteen Sermons (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Dust and Destiny: Fifteen Sermons A strangely contradictory choice of words is woven together in this passage of Scripture from which our text is taken. Extremes are welded: corruption and incorruption; mortality and im mortality. We know corruption. We know mor tality. We were born and raised among them. They have greeted us everywhere. We have been in constant fight against them. We have painted our decaying houses. We have doctored our staggering, failing, dying mortality to establish it in the longest run, and push the grave over behind the farthest horizon. The reason for all this being that something within us has forever cried out against corruption and mortality. Dominant as those things are here on earth, mankind has gone ever about his destiny in a confidence that they were not ultimates. We have haken them off. We have built them out. We have felt the pulse of immortality. One time when David was wrestling with this same thing he looked up out of his conscious mortality and said, Thou knowest our frame; Thou remem hereth that we are dust; and then, as though he would not be content with such a description. 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 | 258 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 349g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243186398
  • 9780243186396