Lectures on the Book of Revelation

Lectures on the Book of Revelation

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...But we have been told nothing yet of those who should come after them, of those who should hold on their way during the forty and two months of darkness and conflict. It is to these therefore our thoughts are turned, when John says, "Here is the patience of the saints, here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus." Their constancy may be tried, their principles may be ridiculed, their sorrows may be multiplied; but it shall not always be thus with them. The night may be long, but the morning cometh. Time is but the threshold of eternity. Success and failure may be reversed when the light of the future is thrown upon them. The end is not yet; but when it comes, and we have the full materials for judgment, it will be seen that uncompromising fidelity to principle and to God is the only path to enduring honour and undying blessedness. For the apostle goes on to say, "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them." Twelve times in the course of this book is the apostle commanded to write that which he hears and sees, and each time it is something of deeper interest than ordinary, to which attention is thus specially called. The command is also solemnly endorsed by the Holy Ghost--" Tea, saith the Spirit." Let this be known wherever the gospel of the kingdom is preached: blessed are the dead which die in the Lord. Blessed from henceforth. There will be no long night of gloomy unconsciousness. To die is gain. To depart, and to be with Christ, is far better. When the eye has gazed its last fond look, and the heart given its last throb, from henceforth blessed are they. They rest from...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 123656992X
  • 9781236569929