Southern Methodist Review Volume 55, No. 3

Southern Methodist Review Volume 55, No. 3

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...of glory there. It is no wonder that one who, like John Newton, has been subdued by such a vision, should be heard exclaiming, Vile I to the fountain fly, Wash me, Saviour, or I die! And again, it is theirs to lead believers to the apprehension of the fact that the blood of Jesus has power, not only to wash away their sins, but to keep them clean forevermore. Therefore, in view of the vast importance of the work committed to their hands, they should get all possible knowledge; reenforce their gifts and consecration by the addition of all attainable helps; be a James in counsel, a John in tenderness, a Simon Peter in boldness, a Paul in courage, a Knox in spiritual patriotism, a Whitefield in enthusiasm, a Wesley in argument, a Marvin in humility; but above all, forget not to point men to the wounds of Jesus, "and let them speak for you." For, without discounting the worth of other means, Christ crucified is God's supreme appeal to men, and they who "resist the blood-stained cross resist the uttermost that heaven can do." And let us not forget that it is when we ourselves live near the cross that we can best Tell to sinners round, What a dear Saviour we have found. And it is when we constantly feel the cleansing and sanctifying power in our own souls that we can most effectively Point to his redeeming blood, And say, Behold the way to God. St. Paul said many strong and beautiful things, but the climax of his philosophy of the gospel was reached when he said, "Who loved me and gave himself for me." The advocates of this theory of the atonement need make no apology for the character and quality of the doctrine for the promulgation and establishment of which they are sent. It has been tried at the bar of more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236928857
  • 9781236928856