The Eternal Day Volume 1

The Eternal Day Volume 1

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...nations there was no king like him who was beloved of his God (Neh. xiii. 26). It was Daniel s portion, -- A man greatly beloved. It was John s portion, -- The beloved disciple. Yet all these are but fragments; they are the mere shadows of the Church s privilege in her full possession of the love of God. This love is eternal. I have loved thee with an everlasting love (J er. xxxi. 3). It is love before all ages that are past, and love unto all ages that are to come. The Church is chosen and loved from eternity, and the results of this choice and this love will be seen in the eternity that lies before her. This love is unchangeable. It is not fickle and impulsive. There are no ebbing tides, no wintry seasons, in this love; it abides the same. It is boundless. Its dimensions are altogether infinite; it is deeper than earth, higher than heaven. This immeasurable love surrounds us like a heavenly atmosphere--an atmosphere of light and joy. It is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost. He teaches us what it is to be the beloved of God, as well as what it is to be chosen in Christ, and accepted in the Beloved. Our life on earth is to be the enjoyment of this love in some poor measure--but it is our eternity that is to be the enjoyment of it to the full. What peace should fill us! Beloved of God --what a sound of peace do the very words carry with them! Yes; it is peace--peace profound--peace unutterable---peace that seems like fragrance from the mountain of myrrh, and the hill of frankincense. Nay, but it is more than peace; it is joy--joy unspeakable, and full of glory. It is the joy of being beloved by one so...
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236644654
  • 9781236644657