Sin and Our Saviour; Forty Serious Sermons for Forty Serious Days

Sin and Our Saviour; Forty Serious Sermons for Forty Serious Days

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...and without, with the wild and bitter fruits of wickedness. And now Christ stands at the door and knocks, wishing to be let in, wishing to drive out these evil spirits, wishing to cleanse and purify and sanctify our hearts, and to make them His dwellingplace, and temples of the Holy Spirit, forever. He knocks loud and long. Again and again He knocks. He looks tired as He stands there waiting to be let in; sad and anxious, careworn, expectant and wondering--expecting to enter in and wondering why we do not open. That look of hope which filled His Eye when He first came has left, and He is now down-cast and disappointed. You can see by the deep lines on His Brow, by His bent Form and His slow step, that He has gone through much suffering, a sorrow even unto death. We see a crown of thorns encircling His Brow, and Blood flowing where the sharp prongs pierced His Flesh. As He looks up you may see tears on His Cheeks, tears of sorrow and anguish for the sins of His people. You may see the expression on His Face grow more sad and His Eyes more tearful as He is kept waiting. Now and then. you may hear Him say: "Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and sup with him and he with Me." But he is kept knocking and waiting and waiting and knocking. Either we hear Him r not for the noise inside, or our business and cares preoccupy us so that we heed nothing besides. As He knocks we see a wound in His Hand--a wound in each Hand, and in His Feet, and His Side; and we hear the Prophet saying unto us: "He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities, the chastisement of our peace was upon Him." For you and for me was He wounded and bruised, for your...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236591976
  • 9781236591975