The Sabbath-Day Book; Or, Scriptural Meditations

The Sabbath-Day Book; Or, Scriptural Meditations

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...me; and by me on others. What a world would this be if they prevailed! Then Christianity would have its true and full operation, and be seen in all its glory. THE CONVERSION OF ZACCHEUS. "AND JESUS ENTERED AND PASSED THROUGH JERICHO. AND, BEHOLD, THERE WAS A MAN NAMED ZACCHEUS, WHICH WAS THE CHIEF AMONO THE PUBLICANS, AND HE WAS RICH. AND HE SOUGHT TO SEE JESUS WHO HE WAS; AND COULD NOT FOR THE PRESS, BECAUSE HE WAS LITTLE OF STATURE. AND HE RAN BEFORE, AND CLIMBED UP INTO A SYCAMORE TREE TO SEE HIM: FOR HE WAS TO PASS THAT WAY. AND WHEN JESUS CAME TO THE PLACE, HE LOOKED UP, AND SAW HIM, AND SAID UNTO HIM, ZACCHEUS, MAKE HASTE, AND COME DOWN; FOR TODAY I MUST ABIDE AT THY HOUSE. AND HE MADE HASTE, AND CAME DOWN, AND RECEIVED HIM JOYFULLY. AND WHEN THEY SAW IT, THEY ALL MURMURED, SAYING, THAT HE WAS GONE TO BE GUEST WITH A MAN THAT IS A SINNER. AND ZACCHEUS STOOD, AND SAID UNTO THE LORD, BEHOLD, LORD, THE HALF OF MY GOODS I GIVE TO THE POOR; AND IF I HAVE TAKEN ANYTHING FROM ANY MAN BY FALSE ACCUSATION, I RESTORE HIM FOURFOLD. AND JESUS SAID UNTO HIM, THIS DAY IS SALVATION COME TO THIS HOUSE, FORSOMUCH AS HE ALSO IS A SON OF ABRAHAM. FOR THE SON OF MAN IS COME TO SEEK AND TO SAVE THAT WHICH WAS LOST." Luke xix. 1--10. Curiosity is a most powerful passion. "What would not some give to know a secret, or to see a rare personage? If, however, it be sometimes productive of great evils, it is, on the whole, a great benefit. It has been the parent of research, and has given birth to many an important discovery. Everlasting benefits have resulted from its operation. Here is Zaccheus under its influence. He was little of stature. That defect counterbalances many advantages. It is a defect, however, which has generally several advantages...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236543955
  • 9781236543950