The Life of REV. Benjamin Woodbury, a Home Missionary; And the Need and Object of Home Missions

The Life of REV. Benjamin Woodbury, a Home Missionary; And the Need and Object of Home Missions

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ... beloved Son, hear ye him"; after Jesus had said to them, "Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved, but he that believeth not shall be damned"; after his disciples had heard him say and do all these things, they could exercise faith in him and see him sitting in heaven above, on the right hand of God. And it takes a great deal of prayer, under the influences of the Holy Spirit, to lead men to believe what Jesus has said, nowadays. Oh, could all men believe on Christ, and be led to look not upon the things that are seen, but could look upon the scenes of the judgment day, and having the faculties of the soul in full exercise, could see the bliss of those whom the Son of man has taken from earth to heaven, --all merciful, loving souls, --and see all those whose unfeeling hearts had shut out sympathy and loving kindness for others' woes, weeping and wailing and gnashing their teeth, in utter despair, among devils and hateful and cruel demons, the world would be made better under the exercise of such faith; cruelty and crime would cease, and each man would pray and strive to love his neighbor as himself, and his loving Father in heaven with all his soul, with all his mind, might, and strength. Oh, could each man and woman and child see the loving Savior near by and hear him saying to each one of them "Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If any man hear my voice and open the door, I will come in and sup with him and he with me." "If any man thirst let him come unto me and drink." Oh, if we could but see him, endued with almighty power, yet hanging on the cross bleeding and dying, to save us poor mortals from going down to hell, and to...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236580710
  • 9781236580719