Our Morning Hour; A Series of Devotional Readings for the Closet and the Family

Our Morning Hour; A Series of Devotional Readings for the Closet and the Family

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...It is a multitude which no man can number, compared in the Scriptures to drops of morning dew, to the stars of heaven, and to the sand of the seashore. Half mankind die in a state of infancy; and surely, if "of such is the kingdom of heaven," here is half of the human race mercifully disposed of already. Oh, how many would appear if we knew all! for the Lord has his " hidden ones." How many have been saved since the foundation of the world! How many are the subjects of Divine grace, now passing through this vale of tears! And we are looking forward to better times, when "a nation shall be born in a day," when "He shall sprinkle many nations, when all nations shall fall down before him, and all flesh shall see the salvation of our God together." July 22.--I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day. 2 Tim. i. 12. This knowledge, which the apostle possessed with regard to personal salvation, was not miraculous. He was "a man in Christ" as well as an "apostle of Christ." Paul's official character did not interfere with his private character as a Christian. Neither was it the knowledge of an enthusiast, but a rational knowledge, in which the end was sought for in the use of means; t knowledge derivable from sources open to ourselves. It was derivable from the perfections of God, from his power, goodness, wisdom, patience, and his faithfulness. It was derivable from the "everlasting covenant, ordered in all things and sure." It was derivable from the " exceeding riches of God's grace in his kind-" ness toward us by Christ Jesus;" and the apostle found it so Dy his own experience. It was...show more

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  • Paperback | 174 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628209
  • 9781236628206