The Evangelical Repository. Vol. 1- New

The Evangelical Repository. Vol. 1- New

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...which they themselves had so heartily embraced, and which had brought, under God, so much peace to their own hearts and consciences, as well as purity to their lives. They also wondered how the young David of their affections would comport himself, single-handed, with the sling and stone of the Word against the ecclesiastical host which would oppose him. They inwardly hoped and prayed that he might not fail or be discouraged; nor were they disappointed. The small minority, again, who had been opposed to Mr. Morison's settlement at the first, and resolutely clung to the hardest tenets of the Calvinistic creed, were glad because their side of the subject would be argued by competent and influential debaters, who might possibly be able to crush and silence altogether the enthusiastic champion of what they deemed to be new and startling doctrines. Fortunately, or unfortunately, as the case might be viewed, the Presbytery had always been in the habit of meeting in Clerk's Lane Chapel, and the adjoining premises, so that the No. 15. M Vol. 4. very walls which had rung for months with the fervid proclamation of a Universal Atonement and affiliated doctrines, were to re-echo the disheartening contradictions of the same. If the pews had been able to speak, as the debate went on, they could have borne witness that divers of their occupants had entered into spiritual rest through the teacher and the teachings that were challenged and condemned; while down many an eye sympathetic tears did trickle, that seemed to say, "if you only knew how our souls were blessed here, you would not argue as you do." The church and congregation had held a meeting on the Thursday previous, "at which a motion was agreed upon to the Presbytery, expressive of warm...
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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123651470X
  • 9781236514707