Sermons Preached on Various Occasions

Sermons Preached on Various Occasions

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...made you understand the power of St. Paul's appeal in the words of the text?" Know ye not, your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?" He was appealing to people who were victors in the Christian struggle; to men, the grace of whose regeneration asserted itself in deeds of self-conquest, not to men sunk in sins of the flesh, always defeated, always falling, cowardly, little, without prayer, without zeal, without love. He was speaking to men who dared to be self-denying, who dared to believe, who dared to worship, who dared to do penance, who dared, if need be, to die. It was to them that he said--ah! may it be, O loving Jesus! to me and to you also--" Know ye not, your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?" XVII. THE TEMPLE OF THE LIVING GOD. (Preached at Racine College, Lent, 1873.) "Ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them and walk in them."--2 Cob. vi. 16. Very-wonderful is the power ascribed to faith in the Bible. It is insisted on, over and over again, as bearing some marvelous relation to our salvation. "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ," we are told, "and thou shalt be saved." "If thou shalt believe in thy heart that God hath raised Christ from the dead, thou shalt be saved." "If ye believe not that I am He," says our Lord to the Jews, "ye shall die in your sins." We are said to be justified by faith. Our hearts are purified by faith. We are sanctified by faith. We stand by faith; we walk by faith, not by sight. St. Paul says he lives by faith of the Son of God. We are children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. Christ dwells in our hearts by faith. Through faith we...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236519825
  • 9781236519825