The Princeton Review, Vol. 38

The Princeton Review, Vol. 38 : October, 1866 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Princeton Review, Vol. 38: October, 1866 Passing on, and attempting to answer the question, What is the character of the preaching demanded by the times in which we live? The preliminary inquiry evidently is, What are the characteristics of the times? What special influences are at work in the world? What peculiarities mark this age? Clearly everything depends upon the answer to this. In the grand problem - How is the gospel to be brought home to men? We are to look upon the times, as constituting the one variable quantity. Man remains essentially the same - spirit ual, immortal, yet sinning, and perishing in his rebellion against God. The gospel remains essentially the same - the Son of God incarnate, obeying, suffering, dying as the sinner's substitute - freely ofi'ered of God to man's faith as the way of salvation. The times, with their influences and circumstances, change daily in slighter degree, and in the course of genera tions often, if not ordinarily, change essentially. While, there fore, acknowledging the sole efficiency of the Holy Spirit, it must yet be admitted, as in accordance with the Divine method, that a message to men, to be heard and heeded of men, must recognize their altered circumstances. What, then, are some of the characteristics of the present time? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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