The Practical Works; With a Life of the Author, and a Critical Examination of His Writings

The Practical Works; With a Life of the Author, and a Critical Examination of His Writings : In Twenty-Three Volumes Volume 14

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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. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...will not execute the power that is granted them.' The nation may say, 'How often did we beg of God, and petition the Parliament for it, and now the Ministers deny us the enjoyment of it.' Yea, ' God himself may say, 'How many prayers have I heard; and what dangers have I delivered you from: how many, how great, and in what a wonderful manner; and what do you think it was that I delivered you for? Was it not that you should do my work? and will you betray it, or neglect it after all this?' Truly, sirs, I know not what others think; but when I consider the judgments that we have felt, and the wonders of mercy that my eyes have seen, to the frequent astonishment of my soul, as I know it is great matters that these things oblige us to, so I am afraid, lest they should be charged on me as the aggravation of my neglect. Ihear every exasperated party still flying in the faces of the rest; and one saith, ' It was you that killed the King, ' and the other saith, 'It was you that fought against a Parliament, and put them to defend themselves, and drenched the land in blood.' But the Lord grant that it be not we; if we prove negligent in our Ministry, and betray the Reformation that God hath called us to, that shall have all this blood and misery charged upon us, yea, though we had never any other hand therein; and that the Lord say not of us, as of Jehu, even when he had destroyed the house of Ahabby his command, because he accomplished not the Reformation which that execution tended to, " Yet a little while, and I will avenge the blood of Jezreal on the house of Jehu." (Hosea i. 4.) O, sirs, can we find in our hearts to lose all the cost and trouble of the three nations, and all...show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236925726
  • 9781236925725