The Mystery of Grace and Other Sermons

The Mystery of Grace and Other Sermons

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...of faith from moment to moment. It is' a present influence stimulating our energies, a present wisdom regulating our conduct, a present love enriching and sweetening our life, a present deliverance in every time of need. Each changing moment, determined as it is by His own providence, will have the special help which it requires. The moment of grief will have its consolation; the moment of darkness its light; the moment of doubt its evidence of faith; the moment of loneliness its assurance of the all-sufficing presence of Jesus; the moment of difficulty the way of escape; the moment of temptation the power to overcome it; and the moment of death--but there is no room for death in such continuous supervision, for he that liveth and believeth in Christ shall never die--but call it death, and it is only "absent from the body and present with the Lord." "As thy day, so shall thy strength be" will always be true. Nay more, when He is justly angry with us because of our carelessness and worldliness, and He says to us, as He said to the idolatrous Israelites at the foot of Sinai, " I will come up into the midst of thee in a moment, and consume thee," He assures us in another part of His Word that His anger endureth but a moment. "For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee." In the very midst of wrath and apparent forsaking, His love never ceases for a moment; and behind the cloud of sin which seems to have come between Him and us, He is yearning for our return to Him, and working to bring us back, and manifesting Himself to us still as our Father and Redeemer. The Apostle Paul based his argument for contentment with our lot upon God's word: "For he hath said, more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236965310
  • 9781236965318