Love Is of God and Other Sermons

Love Is of God and Other Sermons

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...the altar to make an atonement for your souls; for it is the blood that maketh atonement for or through the soul." Hence, St. Patil also declares, "Without shedding of blood there is no remission." That the blood of Christ was shed, all earth and heaven testified, nor has it ever been denied. The last point to be noticed was, that this blood was to be sprinkled, on ordinary occasions, upon the altar, round about; but on the great day of atonement also upon the mercy-seat in the Holy of Holies, carried in there by the high priest, who, on this day, himself shed the blood of the victim. The sprinkling of the blood upon the altar and the mercy-seat, told, in symbolical language, that God had accepted the gift and substitute, and on account thereof, the offerer received pardon and peace. Hence, it was not enough that Christ's blood was shed; there must be something to indicate that the blood of Him who bore our sins, and who "was made sin for us," had been accepted of God; therefore Christ is said, as our great High Priest, to have "passed into the heavens," bearing in His hand, not "the blood of bulls and of goats," "but His own blood;" and sprinkling it there, "before the mercy-seat on high." Jesus Christ, then, the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world, meets every type and shadow of the olden dispensations, and gives to them that perfection and efficacy which they had not in themselves. It was morally and physically necessary, then, that Christ, as the Lamb of God, should be slain, in order to secure our salvation. There was, so far as we know, no other way whereby a dishonored law could be magnified, its penalty removed, and the loss of eternal life by disobedience, be...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236576241
  • 9781236576248