Earlham Lectures; 1. a Compend of Christian Doctrine. 2. the Ritualistic Law and Its Antitype in Christ. 3. History of Christianity to Constantine

Earlham Lectures; 1. a Compend of Christian Doctrine. 2. the Ritualistic Law and Its Antitype in Christ. 3. History of Christianity to Constantine

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...the flesh, and so in the death, and feeding upon the tree of knowledge, which was forbidden for food, we might make such a profession as might bring us to reap life everlasting. But I soon saw, such as a man lived after--such as a man sowed, such should he reap, and not what a man professed, or what he talked of; and then I was willing to bow to the cross, and come under the fiery baptism of the Spirit, and let that which was con sumable be destroyed, that my soul might be saved, and come to possess that which would endure, and abide, and which could not be shaken," p. 124. Continued baptismal experience produces a growth in sanctification. Growing into this experience of the goodness of the Lord, peace, love, the delight of knowing God's presence and power and of the sweetness and excellency of His power in our assemblies, we grew in strength and zeal for our meetings more and more, and valued the benefit thereof more than any earthly gain; yea, it was to some more than our appointed food. Thus continuing, we grew more into the understanding of Divine things and heavenly mysteries, through the openings of the power which was daily amongst us, which wrought sweetly in our hearts, which united us more and more unto God, and knit us together in the perfect bond of love, fellowship and membership. So' that we became a body compact, made up of many members, whereof Christ Himself became the Head; who was with us and did rule over us, and further gave gifts unto us, by which we became still to be enlarged and were further opened, that we might answer the end for which He had raised us up, and had so far blessed us, and sanctified us through His word which dwelt in our souls. So we keeping still in our zeal, and unto our first...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123686641X
  • 9781236866417