Ecclesia, the Bride

Ecclesia, the Bride

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...old abodes Still keep remembrance of the demon gods, Giants before the flood; still Satan wields His cruel sceptre o'er earth's fairest fields; Still war its victims claims--the world grows old, Its docm approaches--its sad tale is told! END OF BOOK FIRST. BOOK II. THE CHURCH EXPECTANT. "The Spirit and the Bride say, Come. THE ARGUMENT. The Lord, descending in glorious majesty, beholds the earth--His judgments and warnings sent forth--The Bride in Immanuel's land--The wailing place--The minaret--Ecclesia again a wanderer--The angels Hope and Faith sent to comfort her--The volume of the book unrolled--Prophecies of Millennial times--Men, God's instruments in hastening them--The little, little flock--Ecclesia no longer persecuted--The eternal city--The palace--The convent--The virgin's prayer--Knowledge increased--The light of science--The signs predicted taking place--Moral chaos--The foe's seeming triumph--The angel of Love henceforth to be Ecclesia's guide--Warning and faithful rebuke--Patient waiting for the Bridegroom's coming. BOOK II. TE Holy One, from heaven descending, viewed Earth's dwellers and their deeds. Alone, He stood In majesty sublime. With trembling awe, The tokens of His wrath the nations saw. His power was hid in deepest clouds of night, His presence made the deepest darkness light: The sun stood still, the moon its beams withdrew; Before His face the arrowy lightnings flew; His thunders shook the world; His glittering spear, Uplifted, filled earth's scattered tribes with fear; The everlasting hills, the mountains, fled; The depths were troubled to their lowest bed, And raised their hands on high. The Lord was wroth, And sent the terrors of His warnings forth, That men might hear and fear. Proud rebels still His...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236840976
  • 9781236840974