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 1

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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: thou wilt.' " Being in great anguish, he said, ' O l how unsearchable are his ways, and his paths past finding out; the reaches of his providence we cannot fathom l' I And to his friends, ' D0 HOE think the worse of religion for what you see me suffer.' "Being often asked by his friends, how it was with his inward man, he replied, ' I bless God I have a well-grounded assurance of my eternal happiness, and great peace and comfort within.' But it was his trouble _he could not triumphantly expres it, by reason of his extreme pains. He said, ' Flesh must perish, and we must feel the perishing of it; and thatthough his judgment submitted, yet' sense would still make him groan.' "Being asked by a person of quality, whether he had 1109 great joy from his believing apprehensions of the invisible state, he replied, ' What else, think you, Christianity serves for?' He Said, the consideration of the Deity in his glory and greatness: was too high for our thought; but the consideration of the S0" Of G011 in our nature, and of the saints in heaven, Who!" he knew and loved, did much sweeten and familiarise heaven I0 him. The description of it, in Heb. xii. 22, was most comfortable to him; ' that he was going to the innumerable comPany Of angels, and to the general assembly and church of the first-born, whose names are written in heaven; and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect: and to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and t0 the ll00centsl of sprinkling that speaketh better things than the blood of Abfil.' That scripture, he said, deserved a thousand centsl1"5"""' thou
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  • Paperback | 342 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236972171
  • 9781236972170