The National Preacher Volume 5-6

The National Preacher Volume 5-6

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ...hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him. This passage, as we are informed, is a prophecy of Enoch. It obviously refers to the day of judgment. It places before us in one view the solemn majesty in which God the Judge will appear, the untversal personal interest with which men will attend, and the conviction of all the incorrigibly wicked. I invite your attention to but one of these thoughts. The Ungodly Will Be Convicted Of Sin In The Day Of Judgment. The text asserts that it is one of the ends of that great trial "to convince all that are ungodly of their ungodly deeds." It will not only satisfy all holy beings with respect to the perfect rectitude of God's moral government, but it will also fully convince all those who remain his enemies. It will be seen, as we proceed, that the day of judgment will afford peculiar means for producing such a conviction. L It will exhibit scenes of such an interest as will arrest the sinner's attention, and fix it upon his character. A principal difficulty in convicting sinners in this world arises from their being so much engrossed with other subjects as to prevent a serious contemplation of themselves. This difficulty will be entirely removed. Before the bar of God, that wealth which was once looked upon as the treasure of the soul will have lost its value. Those fashions which once occupied the mind with their ever-changing vanities will be all forgotten, or only remembered as having been the occasion of ceaseless levity and folly. Ties of earthly attachment will have been sundered. The distinctions of rank will have given place to the distinction between the righteous and the wicked; and the soul will be emptied of all those worldly interests which have diverted the mind from...show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236550099
  • 9781236550095