Lyra Evangelica [Hymns]

Lyra Evangelica [Hymns]

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...The farm and merchandise Have made them all unwise. Then bid the poor, the maimed, the halt, the blind, All that will come are sure a place to find. But see that they put on the courtly dress, The royal robe, the Robe of Righteousness! anew to a likeness to them. Carry home, therefore, the caveat our apostle hath put in ver. 3 (2 Cor v.), 'If so be that being clothed, we shall not be found naked'--of grace and holiness wrought, and Christ's righteousness by spiritual efficacious faith applied (faith in earnest), bowing the soul to be obedient unto Christ, as heartily and as honestly as it expects salvation by Christ, as without which thou wilt never be saved. This is our religion; and, when at death thy soul, thy poor lonesome soul, being stripped of all things in this world--even the body and all--shall come before the great God and Jesus Christ, what will the inquiry be, but as Matt. xxii. 11?.... And this clothing is of God's working: there is no admission unto Christ without it."--Goodwin. "Joyful word: All things are ready! Alarming word: Thou art not ready!"--Cramer. THE TEN VIRGINS. Matt. Xxv. 1-13. HE Bridegroom cometh to His Bride; The Church awaits her King: Come, take your lamps, with oil supplied; Oil in your vessels bring! The waiting Church waits on, until The light of day hath set; Her Lord delays His coming still, The Bridegroom tarries yet. And while He tarries on the way, The waiting Church beneath, Impatient of the long delay, Slumbered and slept--in death, t "'In their vessels: ' The innermost recesses of the heart are indicated here."--Bengel. t This seems to be the true meaning of the words, "they all slumbered and slept"--the common sleep of death. Most of the early interpreters of...
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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • English
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  • 1236915038
  • 9781236915030