Sermon Preached Before the Synod of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

Sermon Preached Before the Synod of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island : In Connection with the Church of Scotland, on June 26th, 1866 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Sermon Preached Before the Synod of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island: In Connection With the Church of Scotland, on June 26th, 1866 All work is honorable the more difficult the more honor able; the higher the nature of that on which, and the aims with which we work, the more honorable; the nobler the companionship the more honorable the work. Of his work in the ministry St. Paul specially speaks in this chapter; and he strikes a higher key than David, who often cried, God is my helper; for such language indicates a separation between God and man; shows us man, weak, depressed, in danger, and the mighty God coming down to his rescue; whereas St. Paul's words imply a perfect oneness between man and God, a sympathy and companionship in labor, a unity of aim and effort. And this thought was a living reality to the apostle; seemed to be ever before him; and was expressed by him again and again, both in \his speaking and writing.* I. - What is the work of God? The large earth, seamed with rich ores, rock-ribbed and knit together, carpeted with soft grass and many flowers the luxuriance of summer and harvest; 'the landscape winking through the heat'; 'the quiet tune of a hidden brook'; rolling prairies and vast depths of woodland; billowy mountains stretching far to the horizon the wise ways, the unerring instincts of ant and bee. 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 | 26 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 50g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243277040
  • 9780243277049