'Grace and Truth' Under Twelve Aspects. Special Ed
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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...for these foes who dispute our possessions? This is not Pharaoh keeping us in bondage; nor Amalek fighting against us, but the Canaanites disputing our own possessions. The two former we were saved from; the latter we have to meet in their true attitude, as keeping us from our rightful places as the redeemed of God. We fight, clad in the armour of God. 'Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in heavenly places. Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all to stand. Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; and your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints' (Eph. vi. 10-18). This is neither to ' get peace, ' nor to avoid condemnation, nor to get into ' heavenly places.' It is not with the judgment of God, nor the law of God, nor sin within me. This conflict is against the wiles of the adversary, who, day K and night, tries to deprive me of all that God has given, and all that faith enjoys. Let us see how all this bears upon us. Some look upon a Christian as out of Egypt, now in the...
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