The Earthen Vessel and Christian Record & Review Volume 5

The Earthen Vessel and Christian Record & Review Volume 5

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: the souls of the elect, and the ground where he plants his anvil on which to forge the weapons of his power. And how many can confirm this by saying, 'The things that once troubled me much, though not altered, now trouble me not.' The powerful light of truth, in the energy of the Holy Ghost, has dissolved all tangibility, so that now the devil has no finger hold! Thus all temptation is nullified by the strong and powerful light of wisdom and truth; but as yet the poor soul has little of this, therefore satan stands at her right hand to resist, and to accuse. And here a startling fact looks me in the face! It is this: much general light is now found, but spiritual light is faint and small! And this shews us the last haunt of the wicked one. Pulpits are often the rostrums of the man of sin; while the spiritual ignorance of our spiritual men forms a veil of fine twined linen in the temple of our God that shrouds the sable prince from our eye, and allows him with impunity to occupy the holy seat! And it is this peculiar ignorance in this 'hour oftemptation' that permits satan to lead our mother and her sons all captive! Alas! alas! Oh, my dear editor, here I am tempted to forget that I am trying to write an effectual calling; and to run to the top of the mast of your Vessel, and cry aloud that the man of sin is sitting in the hallowed breasts of the sons of God! Pilot--pilot, go down to your sleeping naughty Jonahs, who, while they can see the evils of all else, cannot, will not see their own; and tell them the great fish Leviathan, is gaping wide beneath to swallow us all up! See how the deep is boiling like a pot! Hark, how the nations rush! 0, ye ministers of Immanuel, awake, awake, and let us repair to ' the sea of glass between the porch and...
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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236585860
  • 9781236585868