II; Timothy, Titus, Philemon and Hebrews

II; Timothy, Titus, Philemon and Hebrews

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... by a reference to Himself, then they would all flash up into beauty and power. And again, this entire self-surrender should manifest itself in an utter and absolute submission to, and conformity with, His will. The slave has no will but his master's. That is degradation and blasphemy when it is tried to be enforced or practised as between two men; but it is honour and dignity and blessedness when it is practised as to Christ. Submit! submit! Obey! obey! Let your wills be held in suspense until His is manifested; and when it is, then cheerfully take what He sends. If His hand comes blighting and blasting, bow! If His hand comes pointing and directing, follow! The surrender of self must be accomplished in the region of the will. And when I can say, ' Not my will, but Thine be done, ' then, and in that measure, I can say, ' I live, yet not I, but Christ liveth in me.' Again, this entire surrender will manifest itself in the devotion of our whole being to His name and glory. Words easily spoken! words which if they were truly transmuted into life by any of us would revolutionise our whole nature and conduct! To serve Him, to make Him the End for which we live; to try, as our highest purpose, to spread His sweet name, and to advance His Kingdom--theoretically that is what you Christian men and women say you are doing, by the profession that you make. Practically, I wonder how many of the people who owe themselves to Jesus Christ have never, in all their lives, done a thing for the simple purpose of honouring and glorifying His name. And further, this entire surrender of self will manifest itself in regard not only to our being and our acting, but to our having. I do not want to dwell upon this point at any length, but let me remind you, dear...show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236961994
  • 9781236961990