The Open Fountain. (Revised)

The Open Fountain. (Revised)

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...life have so engrossed their energies, and occupied their time and attention, that they say, "I cannot come." You cannot come to Christ! If that were a literal truth, how painful and how suggestive of bitter, unbe G lieving thoughts, when taken in connection with the thought that Christ came to the world and drank its bitterest cup of sorrow for no other reason than that sinners might come to Him as their shelter--and with the thought also that He is continually calling men to come to Him. Ah! His work was not a fruitless work, and His words were not words of mockery. And so you can come to Christ. Yes, by the help of God, you can come. By the help which God offers, along with the command He gives, you can come. Without this life-giving power--the secret spring of all life and light--you cannot come, any more than you can raise a dead man from the grave; but God never asks a man to do anything which he cannot do, either by his own power or by God's power. And you can do all that God asks you to do, whatever it is; and if you do your utmost--if with all your heart and soul you set yourself to the work of coming to Jesus Christ, as if the work were all yours and the glory all God's, we have no fear of the issue. Others have come, and why may not you? Whatever difficulty there may be in the case, others have experienced it, and they have overcome it--and why may not you? Whatever inability there is in man they had also; yet they came to Christ, and why may not you? The woman that was a sinner went to seek for the Saviour in the house of Simon, and through her bitter tears she saw Him, and cast herself at His feet, and found rest--and why may not you? Saul of Tarsus, the great persecutor of the infant church, when he found he was...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236925211
  • 9781236925213