Pulpit Recollections, Sermons

Pulpit Recollections, Sermons

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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. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...crucified Saviour; looking until the image is burnt into our hearts, and our whole lives are fashioned and moulded in accordance with it. And if there are such things as peace, and happiness, and calm, and rest, and repose of spirit, to be found in this perplexing and troublesome world, they belong to those who live near their Saviour's Cross, and most of all to those who live nearest to it, --to those who are much conversant with its glorious mystery, who carry about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, who experience at least in some degree the aspiration of the Apostle, and desire to "know Jesus Christ and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made conformable unto His death." The Work of the Spirit in the Resurrection of the Flesh. "But if the Spirit of Him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, He that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by His Spirit that dwelleth in you."--Rom. viii. II. It is one of the peculiarities of the religion we profess--a peculiarity which strikingly distinguishes it from every other form of religious belief not derivable from itself--that it makes much of the body. Without a revelation, men had attained to some ideas, or rather to some suspicions, of a future state. They had some transient glimpses of the immortality of the souL And we might perhaps have expected, that having gone thus far, they would have advanced a step further, and that, inasmuch as man is a complex creature, compounded of matter and spirit, it might have occurred to them, that, if we were intended to continue at all, we should continue as mixed beings, and that thus the body would be immortal, as well as the soul. However the idea...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236989937
  • 9781236989932