Life of REV. A.G. Register

Life of REV. A.G. Register

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Sabbath in the Christian religion. I. The text is a directory. I. Turn away thy foot from polluting the Sabbath. (1) From doing thy pleasure on my holy day. 2. The things from which we must abstain. The common business of other days or oflife, in thought, word, or action. 3. The temptations to pollute this holy day are almost innumerable. (1) In thought. (2) In our conversation. (3) In action. (I) In thought sin originates in the heart. (a) Conversation easily slides olfinto the coinmon business of life. (6) Actions begun without intention of sin but soon go beyond the prescribed limits. Many sober men, in this way, imperceptibly annihilate the Sabbath, and lose all the sacred blessings promised in its observance. Many who would otherwise become religious. (0) We should avoid all ' slothfulness on this day. Religious activity. Working out our soul's salvation with fear and trembling. 4. Sin of every nature is to be strictly avoided on this day. 5. Nothing but the various oflices of religion is to be performed on this day. II. All the duties of public worship are to _be strictly and faithfully attended to on this holy day. 1. The aggregate of this part of our subject is immense, and obedience to it is a proper appreciation of all the means of grace. (I) The assembly is called. (2) The minister delivers the message of grace. The people pray. (3) The Lord is there on the mercy-seat. (4) Light, conviction, and conversion follow. (5) Heaven and earth are brought together. (6) People sing and rejoice, God is glorified and the assembly blessed. 2. The private duties of religion are to be performed in the strictest manner. The family all kept within proper bounds. 3. All the duties of the Sabbath, public and private, are to more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786653
  • 9781236786654