Short Sketches on Important Subjects

Short Sketches on Important Subjects

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...everyone who subscribed to the support of the fire-brigade, and especially the members of the fire-brigade, think themselves insulted and mocked? Would you not condemn such conduct? In condemning him do you not condemn yourself? You are in danger of "hell fire," by neglecting the salvation provided for you; but God be praised, the fire-escape of deliverance is still within your reach; but in order to be saved you should not delay another moment. Your eternal salvation depends upon immediate action. One hour's delay and you may be undone for ever and ever. In neglecting your duty in this respect you are doing evil to the great God who provided the fire-escape; to Jesus who graciously brings it near to you; to the Holy Spirit who is waiting to render yore any help in using it; to the Holy Angels who are hovering near ready to give you any help in their power; to the church who has kindly informed you of your danger; and to the ministers of God's word, who are wooing and beseeching you to escape lest you perish in the fire. The evil you are doing is aggravating, --increasing; it is felt now and will be felt for ever. 0, cease to do evil and learn to do well. CHAPTER VIII. HOW TO HEAR THE GOSPEL. "Not a forgetful hearer."--James i., 25. The Gospel is one of the greatest blessings we possess, and to hear it explained, illustrated and enforced, ought to be deemed one of our most pleasant duties and sacred privileges. Yet, alas! how many there are who entirely neglect this duty, disregard the blessing, and utterly despise the privilege; while many who profess to understand the value of the Gospel, and from their regular attendance at the house of God seem rightly to estimate the privilege of HEARING HIS WORD PREACHED, yet will...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236795962
  • 9781236795960