Select Notes on the International Sabbath School Lessons Volume . 5
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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...evils from those who serve him. 0. (V. 13.) Note the unconsciousness of the wicked as to the enormity of sin. The most deadly sins are those which are so pervasive and natural that the sinner does not realize that he is a sinner. 10. (V. 14.) Those who serve God for mere form, and not from heart, think they find that it does not pay to serve God. Such service does not pay. Many of our worst infidels were nominal Christians of that sort. 11. (V. 16.) The vain of Christian fellowship and conference; the loss of those who neglect prayer-meetings. 12. When the fire of religion burns low, true believers should draw the nearer together, to keep the holy flame alive. Coals separated soon go out. 13. (V. 17.) God's people are his precious jewels, and he cares for them as such. 14. (V. 18.) The wide contrast between the righteous and the wicked, a contrast growing wider in nature and in destiny. 181 THIRD QUARTER. Lesson I.--July 6, 1879. PEACE WITH GOD.--Eojians 5: 1-10. TIME. Early in tho spring of A.D. 53. Paul 50 years old; has been preaching the gospel 24 years. PLACE. Written to the church at Home from Corinth, at the close of the three-months' residence there of Acts 20: 3, tho "wintering " of 1 Cor. 1G: 0, when Paul was about to depart for Jerusalem, carrying the gifts and contributions of the churches to tho weak church in that city (see Acts 24: 17). RULERS. Nero, fifth year of his reign, emperor of Rome. Felix, governor of Judaea, seventh year. Agrippa II., king of Chaleis and Galilee. PLACE IN BIBLE HISTORY. Acts 20: 1-3. CONTEMPORARY HISTORY. Nearly tho whole world was subject to Rome. Greece was a Roman province. Seneca, tho philosopher, was living at Rome. The first invasion of Great Britain took place 100 years before this; but...
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