The Pilot and Philadelphia & Reading Railway Men Volume 3-5

The Pilot and Philadelphia & Reading Railway Men Volume 3-5

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...to face. In John xiv: 23 we read that Jesus said: "If a man loves me, he will keep my words, and my Father will love him and we will come and make our abode with him." He here refers to Father, Son and Spirit. Summarized: During the Old Tes tament period God sent His people a letter, during the Gospel period He visited them in person, and during the present dispensation of grace God dwells with His people continually. Now, as to the significance of the cherubim: We will turn to Hebrews xi: 13: "These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having sent them afar off, and were persuaded of them and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth." Ezekiel was strengthened by the vision of the cherubim for the conflict which awaited him. It is a part of God's plan to strengthen His people by revelations of His glory. In Acts, the. 7th chapter, Stephen tells us that the God of Glory appeared to Abraham. In Hebrews, the 11th chapter, we read that Abraham looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God. What enabled Abraham to go forth into an unknown country in faith? What enabled Joseph to endure the evils he passed through? What induced Moses to turn his back on the attractions of Egypt? What sustained David in his flight from Saul? The faith that had been deeply rooted and grounded in them by the teaching of the cherubim that had come down to them from generation to generation. The appearance of the cherubim at the Garden of Eden was the inspiring thought of the antediluvi-ans, as we read in Hebrews, the 11th chapter. They saw God's plan afar off. They were persuaded and embraced the promises that they could not then receive. God...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236870301
  • 9781236870308