Man's Day

Man's Day

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...purposes of the enemy very well to have God's people occupy this borderland where so many are now dragging out a miserable, half-hearted, and unprofitable existence. They may themselves be saved (and will be if they are truly converted); but it will be like Lot, " so as by fire," and they will suffer great loss, all their works being destroyed." Meanwhile, their lives and occupations, instead of leading others to forsake the world, are encouraging them to remain in it. There is nothing about the world-system more deceptive than the religious dress which it assumes in order to disguise its real character; and Satan has no more serviceable allies than the worldly Christians who seek their gratifications in his realm. After further and more severe judgments, Pharaoh tendered further concessions: first, that the men alone should go, leaving their little ones behind;b " 1 Cor. iii. 15. "Ex. x. 11. "YOU AND YOUR CHILDREN" 181 and finally, that all the people should go, but that their possessions (flocks and herds) should be left behind." The lessons we have here are of great importance; but we can dwell but briefly upon them. There is a plausible notion which finds great favour in the laxity of these times, to the effect that youth must have its "innocent pleasures and pastimes "; and that when the indefinite period called "youth" is past, it will be time enough to become "religious" and to attend to " religious duties." The effect of trying to live out of the world while leaving the little ones in it, is certain to be most agreeable to the purpose and policy of the prince of this world; but it is generally disastrous to the little ones. Let us...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123686185X
  • 9781236861856