God's Everlasting Yea, Mission Addresses

God's Everlasting Yea, Mission Addresses

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...end of the camp, some two miles off, and I must hasten on my way--farewell." "Nay, but," says the herald, "be advised in time, my friend, life comes before business; go and look at the serpent first, and do your business afterwards. Do not run the risk when you may make sure of safety." But the man is deaf to all remonstrances, and he goes his way laughing at the uneasiness of the herald about him. But by and by painful sensations begin to affect him. What means this strange dizziness, this unwonted prostration? How everything seems to swim around him! His steps are tottering, his brain is whirling, his skin is burning, his throat is parched. What does it all mean? So he who laughed at the warning finds when it is too late that the danger is real, and that delay is death. Look at him as he turns his face--alas! too late--towards the camp that he has left Oh for one glance at the brazen serpent now! See him as he staggers and falls to the ground in the last terrible agony of mortal disease, and the more wretched for the thought of the remedy he has spurned. That evening some travellers passing from one part of the camp of Israel to another see by the wayside the ghastly corpse of one who perished because he was in no hurry to be saved. I do not know whether any Israelite lost his life in that fashion or no, but I do know, I have strong reason to fear, that human souls are being lost in that way every day we live. They perish because they make light of their danger. They have no fault to find with the Gospel scheme, nor do they doubt God's ability and willingness to save, but there is plenty of time to think about such things. Their case is not such a very bad one. Why should they be uneasy when they are no worse, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236954882
  • 9781236954886