Shaker Sermons; Scripto-Rational. Containing the Substance of Shaker Theology. Together with Replies and Criticisms Logically and Clearly Set Forth Volume 3

Shaker Sermons; Scripto-Rational. Containing the Substance of Shaker Theology. Together with Replies and Criticisms Logically and Clearly Set Forth Volume 3

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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. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...yourselves likewise with the same mind, for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin as Jesus did, that he no longer should live the rest of his time as he had done a part of his time to the lust of men, but to the will of God." What sublime pathos in the soul-melting out-pouring of the spirit through the prophet Isaiah, in which it is shown that Jesus did the work for himself. Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah %--this that is glorious in his apparel, traveling in the greatness of his strength? Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel? (His answer is enough to draw tears from a stone.) "I have trodden the winepress alone, and of the people there was none with me: And I looked and there was none to help, therefore mine own arm brought salvation unto me."--Isa. lxiii, 1, 2, 3, 5. It would seem that enough had been said showing the similarity between the first and second appearing; but people do not readily believe if one stone is left unturned. It could not be said to be a second appearance if there was any essential contrast, either in the mode, effect, operation, or ultimate. We have shown that it was unnecessary for the same flesh and bones to reappear, to constitute a second appearance--but that Christ was manifested, and reappeared, in Ann's testimony, her searching power, her self-denial, tribulation, etc.; in fact all the evidences reappeared in her that appeared in Jesus. He did not come with the nature of angels, but the seed of Abraham. She appeared likewise, not with the nature of angels, t but with our nature; hence Jesus and Ann are alike in their natures. As there was a forerunner in the first appearing to prepare the way for Jesus, so there was in the second appearing to...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236588452
  • 9781236588456