Starlight Through the Shadows; And Other Gleams from the King's Word

Starlight Through the Shadows; And Other Gleams from the King's Word

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...own great promises to the Son of His love, and rejoicing at the same time in their certainty; praying that Jesus may see of the travail of His soul and be satisfied, even in our own poor sinful hearts and lives, and in those for whom or over whom we are watching, and in myriads more; asking that the heathen may be given Him for His inheritance, and that all nations may call Him the Blessed One; and widening out to the grand prayer for Him with which the psalm closes, "And let the whole earth be filled with His glory! Amen, and amen." For this psalm is not only Messianic, but emphatically missionary, and so the prayer which is so graciously suggested and ordered in it is really the sum and culmination of all missionary intercession. And it is the spirit of it which ennobles and ought quite to transfigure all our missionary intercession. Let us keep the bright thought before us, that this is really, even if indirectly and unconsciously, making prayer "for Him "; and I would humbly say that if we take it up and so frame our petitions that they shall be directly and consciously "for Him," we shall hardly fail to find freshness of power and gladness in thus entering simply and literally this singularly bright vista of prayer which God has opened for us. NO. VIII. "Talk ye of all His wondrous works."--PSALm cv. 2. I Wonder how many of us have observed this among our marching orders! And how many of us have been obeying it? Think of the last month, for instance, with its thirty days; on how many of those days did we talk of all His wondrous works? And if we did so at all, how much less did we talk about them than about other things! Just consider what a power in the world talking is! Words dropped, caught...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860551
  • 9781236860552