Outlook Volume 49, No. 5

Outlook Volume 49, No. 5

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...those that are dependent on them on the other. Now, to men under this stress and trouble come the invitations of the Bible: "Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest;" "Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee;" "My peace I leive with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid;"-' Let not your heart be troubled: ye have faith in God, have faith also in me." And these invitations are strengthened and ratified by the voice of experience. The truth of them is testified to by many a life, witnessed to by many a soul: by Joseph, bearing himself in calmness when plunged into the dungeon in Egypt, and when lifted out of the dungeon and brought before the great Pharaoh, the King, and his court; by such a life as that of David, who, fleeing from before an army of rebels led by his own son, yet could sing, "I laid me down in peace and slept, for the Lord sustained me;' by the experience of Jeremiah, let down info the dungeon by his enemies and left there, and keeping his soul unmoved; most of all by the life of the Christ, standing calm in the midst of the turbulent mob howling for his life, and carrying such a surplus of peace that he could in the very last hour, with the shadow of his death cast upon him, out of that surplus bestow it upon others. "Let not your heart be troubled: ye have faith in God, have faith also in Christ." If you look at this text at all carefully, you see that there is something in Christianity that there is not in theism. It is not merely faith in God that gives peace, but faith in Christ; faith in a Messianic God, in a God who...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236982754
  • 9781236982759