Sermons for the Christian Year; Christmas and Epiphany Volume 2

Sermons for the Christian Year; Christmas and Epiphany Volume 2

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...unto Me, and I will return unto you." We may not at first feel the difference; we may not know how and when the light of His forgiving countenance begins to beam towards us again. But in time, even here, we may be able to trace it; like a path, as some one has said, over the mountains, becoming visible as we remove to a distance from it. And hereafter, should we be so happy as to attain that world, we shall own, with joy and wonder, that not one good thing of all the Almighty promised has failed to come to pass. Only let us begin courageously, and at once, and persevere humbly and patiently; for the journey is great for us, the time is short, and we, alas, are far behind. SERMON" XXV. THE PERIL OF BACKSLIDING. FOR THE NEW YEAR. Rev. iii. 3. "Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee" No illnesses are more fatal and distressing than those which lurk privily in the bodies of men, making themselves little felt, until they have secretly destroyed some vital part of the constitution, so that they will soon make it impossible to breathe. Sad indeed it is, when all of a sudden both the friends of the patient first, and afterwards himself, become aware that he is on the edge of the grave, and they knew it not. And all must have observed, how long in such instances people go on, refusing to see the truth, buoyed up by false hopes, and looking onwards to months and years of health, even when all around them have long beheld the finger of Death most evidently marked upon them. It is very sad, but there is something a great deal more sad and sorrowful; and, as I fear, we must with...show more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236605772
  • 9781236605771