Homiletical AIDS for the Christian Year; A Series of Outlines of Sermons. by a Clergyman

Homiletical AIDS for the Christian Year; A Series of Outlines of Sermons. by a Clergyman

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ..." God is love." Now as God is one so must we be one. Ps. Ixxiii. 25. See v. 5. The fall caused our affections to be swayed hither and thither. God's demand of our undivided love highly reasonable. Invests us with simplicity of character, which is the basis of true dignity. Ps. Ixxxvi. 11. II. THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE LORD. Ignorance of God led heathen to multiply idols. Yet thoughtful men dissatisfied, hence scepticism prevalent. Fabrication of idols designed to convey to ignorant, idea of omnipresence of Deity. They knew that Jupiter, Neptune, &c.. were really names for powers of nature. They have left evidences of their conviction that God is one. History is repeating itself in the movement of Baboo Chun-der Sen. But still the worship of a Supreme Being not Christianity. The Bible tells of the relationship He has assumed. To reject its testimony is to offer Him a dishonouring worship. The Socinian and Hindoo reject Christ as " Jehovah our righteousness." Accept only pait of Divine revelation as Samaritans to whom Christ said John iv. 22. To worship God acceptably we must recognize His fatherly character in Christ. Text. THE UNITY OF JEHOVAH. 197 The name Elohim applied to God both by Jews and heathen. Compare Dent. iv. 28, 29, where Elohim used. But Israel's Elohim always distinguished by "our" or "thy," and by Jehovah added. As Elohim the God of nature, so Jehovah the God of revelation. Read Exod. vi. 2--7. Comp. Jer. xvii. 1. Full signification of name to be learnt in deliverance from Egyptian bondage. Then the old name (comp. Gen. iv. 1) would rise once more into life and significance. Then the great "I am " was to prove their covenant God. Then to be a Father to Israel. Hos. xi. 1. Covenant established in sacrifice on Calvary. In Christ, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236660692
  • 9781236660695