The Holy Spirit in Man

The Holy Spirit in Man

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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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...occur again, by vesting it this second time in His Incarnate Son, whom He made strong for Himself: and it is upon this arrangement that we are the heirs of God and the joint heirs of Jesus Christ. The inheritance is God Himself. What is Christ's inheritance with whom we are joint heirs? The psalmist says, speaking in His name, "The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup: " finishing his address in these words--"Thou wilt show me the path of life: in Thy presence is fulness of joy; at Thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore."1 God is also our inheritance, and heaven is the place where mainly and most perfectly we shall enter upon its full and undisputed possession and enjoyment. This is our estate; not ours for years merely, but for eternity. It will then be subject neither to corruption nor violence. It cannot be spoiled by hostile invasion, as the earthly Canaan often was; nor wrung from us by power; nor won by law; nor mortgaged by debt; nor injured by public calamity; nor changed by Acts of Parliament; nor violated by death. 1 Psalm xvi. J-II. Heaven, with its freedom from sin, sickness, pain, the curse, and death, is ours in reversion. "In My Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto Myself; that where I am, there ye may be also." 1 Valens the Emperor threatened St. Basil that, let him go whither he would, yet he should neither by land nor by sea be safe from his power. "Well," said the good man, "be it so: for all the Emperor's rage I shall be either in heaven or under heaven" When a certain Cardinal threatened...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236976843
  • 9781236976840