The Mother Taught from the Sacred Scriptures

The Mother Taught from the Sacred Scriptures

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ...sense of distance from God, feeling your mind alienated from him, sought to be "brought nigh by the blood of Christ?" Have you ever felt, that iniquity having "separated between you and your God," you needed an atoning sacrifice, Rom. til. 9, 10. a great High Priest, a Mediator, and "Advocate with the Father?" And seeing Jesus revealed in all these precious characters, so "suited to your need," have you ever, in the exercise of an affectionate, earnest confidence, entreated that you might "come unto God through him?" While venturing to hope for acceptance through him alone, have you known anything of the emotions described in Zech. xii. 10: "They shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his first-born?" If his bitter sufferings have never thus affected you, be assured your departed child or relative, if permitted, would say to you, "Weep not for me, for the temporary loss you have sustained by my removal from you; but weep for yourself, for your own estrangement from God, your exclusion from 'all spiritual blessings in heavenly places/ your exposure to that wrath, which abideth on every one, who believeth not the Son of God." The work of those who preach the gospel, is described as "the ministry of reconciliation." If you have been favoured to hear such preaching, the tenor of it has invariably been, "We beseech you, be ye reconciled to God." Now, if hitherto you have listened with indifference--if you have lived as if all his gracious overtures had no reference to you--the same message is now repeated in another...
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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236791398
  • 9781236791399