Spiritual Apprehension

Spiritual Apprehension : Sermons and Papers (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Spiritual Apprehension: Sermons and Papers The sermons and articles contained in this volume form a somewhat miscellaneous collection, but their general object is to promote that inward action towards things invisible and visible which I have sought to indicate by the title Spiritual Apprehension. In the expressly theological por tion which is placed first, I have advocated the principle that our. Spiritual faculties, which may be summed up in faith and hope and love, have by the Creator's appointment the chief authority in our nature, and that by these we are intended to have a real knowledge of the incomprehensible Being who awakens and attracts them. I have pointed out that these spiritual faculties assert their dominion irresistibly in human life, and that the intellect, which claims to be supreme and to govern, finds itself baffled and confounded in ways that surprise it. And I have inferred from these facts that we do rightly and wisely in yielding ourselves to the lead of the spirit, and that the understanding has to follow and serve the spirit as best it can. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 494g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243246196
  • 9780243246199