Sermons Delivered in the Brooklyn Tabernacle Volume 1

Sermons Delivered in the Brooklyn Tabernacle Volume 1

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...we have been going on in this path of life, over the mountain of God's blessing, rising higher and higher, until we are not aware of the great altitude of benediction to which we have been lifted; yet here we stand to-night, thousands of feet above the level of that great sea of want and woe upon which millions of our fellow-men are tossed, and we can not appreciate the elevation. Oh! you need to pile the Sierra Nevada and the Wahsatch on the top of the Rocky Mountains to appreciate the meaning of the Psalmist when he says, " Thy righteousness is like the great mountains!" I want to put on your table to-night the book of God's account--the book of your indebtedness. Doing business for eternity, my brothers and my sisters, we want to do it with our eyes open. I want you to gather together all the things you have ever done for God, and put them in one line, and add them up; and then gather together all the things that God has done for you, put them in one line, and add them up; then subtract the lesser from the greater. Don't be afraid. The settlement will be right. If God owes us, he is rich, and can pay. If we owe God, we are honest, and will try to pay. Oh that we might feel the pressure of the Almighty Spirit of God while we open the aritlnnetics of eternity, and try to calculate, "How much owest thou unto my Lord?" You remember one of our services, when, during the sermon, a woman in the back part of the house, at the call to the unconverted, came up the aisle and flung herself at the foot of the pulpit, crying for mercy. Oh that to-night we might have the more overwhelming scene of the whole audience bowing down at the feet of Jesus! Now I will put on your table these bills of indebtedness. If...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236830121
  • 9781236830128