Preaching to the Times; In St. Margaret's Westminster, During the Coronation Year

Preaching to the Times; In St. Margaret's Westminster, During the Coronation Year

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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: ...His words, His experiences, become to us revelations of what we ought to be, and assurances of what we can be. So St. Paul's words are literally true. "Our life is hid with Christ in God." It is the passionate and unceasing insistence on the Christ-nature within every man as such which gave dignity and power to the preaching of the early Quake, s. Read George Fox's journal, and this emerges out of an astonishing amount of fanaticism and unfairness It runs like a thread of gold through the whole narrative. On all hands religious men were disputing about the limits of Church membership, the rights of hierarchies, the importance of sacraments, the decrees of God in election and reprobation, and so forth; and there was immense excitement and vehemence and partisanship; Christianity seemed to have lost its moral force altogether; and the Image of Christ had faded from view. Then came this strange, youthful-looking man, with his long hair and brilliant eyes, and courage of a martyr blended with an extraordinary tenderness, and a fervent eloquence which held men spell-bound and called them away from the quarrelling Christians and their Churches, and pointed them to Christ within themselves. This is his habitual phrase. "I directed them to the light of Christ in them." "I exhorted the family to turn to the Lord Jesus Christ and hearken to His teachings in their own hearts." "I directed them to Christ, the true teacher within." These and similar expressions are scattered freely through the journal, and give it a distinct character. What is your life? Will you pardon me if very affectionately and very earnestly I press that question on you, not generally, but individually. What is your life, as you call it...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236910958
  • 9781236910950