The Heavenly Recognition, Or, an Earnest and Scriptural Discussion of the Question, Will We Know Our Friends in Heaven?

The Heavenly Recognition, Or, an Earnest and Scriptural Discussion of the Question, Will We Know Our Friends in Heaven?

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...the Saviour is to be taken: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost. He expected to have an eye upon them, and to feel concerned for them, to the end of their life;-and he would only be discharged of. his responsibility to them by presenting them perfect at the judgment. In that day, then, he expected to recognize them, as those which once belonged to his charge, single them out, and lead them, as fully redeemed through his ministry, to Christ. How could this be done without knowing them Z A similar passage runs thus: We are your rejoicing, even as ye also are ours in the day of the Lord Jesus. 2 Cor. i. 14. He reminds the saints of Corinth of the mutual help and happiness which they had enjoyed together, and assures them that this will one day be to them a source of mutual rejoicing. When will this mutual joy take place? The answer is, in the day of the Lord J esus --which is evidently the day of judgment. This implies that, in that final meeting they will know each other; if not, how could they rejoice together? The doctrine of heavenly recognition is involved in the passage: Knowing, that he which raised up the Lord Jesus, shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you. 2 Cor. iv. 14. From the context it is plain that the apostle refers to their persecutions at Philippi, from which he writes, and of their sufferings in consequence. He intimates to the saints at Corinth, that these troubles may even bring them to their death; but this, he would say, is not to be dreaded; for it will neither destroy nor separate them from each other, or from him; for he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236590597
  • 9781236590596