Morning and Evening Exercises for the Closet for Every Day in the Year

Morning and Evening Exercises for the Closet for Every Day in the Year

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ... advantage before iis in the Scripture not only as a truth, but as a motive, it cannot be improper to regard it. Many will eutreat the favour of the prince, and every one is a friend to him that giveth gifls. But if we were sure of gaining his approbati0n--than which nothing is more uncertain--yet what is it when obtained! But if we study to please God, success is not only sure, but glorious. The friendship of the mightiest nionarch can do, very little for us; our reatest exigencies lie fir beyond the reach o human aid. But God can supply all our need. He is able to do for us exceedin abundantly above all we are able to ask ort ink. It would be endless to specify all the benefits attached to a pleasing (nod. Is preservation from sin a blessing'! "Vhoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken b ' her." There is nothin too vile for us to all into if we ruvoke our efender to withdraw from us. smfety and concord a blesingl "Vhen a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him." ls the answer to prayer a blemingl "And whatsoever we ask we receive of Him, because we keep his commandments, and do those BY the Lord here we are to understand the Lord Jesus: witness the words immediately following: " For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be pord both of the dead and living." Now if we examine, we shall find that He has every kind of claim and right to us. He has a ri ht, derived from his creating ppwer. If "a l things were made by Him, e made us, and not we ourselves. In consequence of this, he has a property in us, not only such as no man can have in a. fellowcreature, but such as even no father has in his...show more

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  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 32.51mm | 1,120.37g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236922794
  • 9781236922793