Mornings with Mama, Dialogues on Scripture. Old (New) Testament Series

Mornings with Mama, Dialogues on Scripture. Old (New) Testament Series

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...itself must be solely ascribed the sad want of success attending it; and none who have been mercifully directed to the alone way of salvation turn from it, neither to the right nor left, but pray earnestly to have their feet guided in it, need be led to despondence by our Lord's awful though salutary warning. The Clamorous Appeal. 25i Mary. But, Mama, He goes on to say, tlxat even when people should "knock at the door," saying, " Lord, Lord, open unto us," He would answer them, " I know not whence ye are." Mama. True; hut consider to whom this should be said, and at what period. To begin with the latter: have wo reason to suppose that beyond the present life any opportunity will be afforded for " working out our salvation"? Mary. Oh, no; "the night cometh when no man can work." Mama. And have we reason to think that till then the " door of grace is ever" (except in some rare cases of judicial reprobation) "irremediably shut"? Mary. No; the penitent thief on the cross shows us the contrary. Mama. Well, then, from the door of mercy being actually closed, and the claimants at it only then beginning to knock, we gather that their first earnest care for salvation arose on the other side of that grave in which "there is neither work nor device;" and which forms, we are distinctly told, the boundary of man's period of probation. But still more decisive in settling your not unnatural misgivings, is the character of the persons whose clamorous appeal (had it ever been otherwise better founded) was evidently made too late. On what ground does our Lord deny all knowledge of them? Mary. I am at a loss to know; they had "eaten aud drunk in his presence, and He had taught them...
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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236534999
  • 9781236534996