The Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, and Journal of Education. Fourth Series. Volume the Eighteenth 1867

The Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, and Journal of Education. Fourth Series. Volume the Eighteenth 1867

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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. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...but with humble entreaties and studied courtesies to restore himself, if it were possible, to dignity and honour. It is pleasant to find some one standing by him in the hour of discomfiture. Ben Jonson was true to the end. Ho says of him: " My conceit of liis person was never increased towards him by his place or honours; but I have, and do reverence him for the greatness that was only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever by his worth one of the greatest men and more worthy of admiration that had been in many ages. In his adversity I ever prayed that God would give him strength, for greatness ho could not want." Lord Bacon died in 1626, and was buried in St. Michael's Church, in St. Albans. Christian Ken. WELL-DOING, THE END OF THE NEW CREATION. From the Anniversary Sermon to Teachers, ly the Rev. William. Landels. Well-doing, according to the teaching of Scripture, is the end of the new creation. We are " created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that wo should walk in them." How emphatic the testimony thus borne to their value! How completely his claim to Christianity is disposed of in whom they are not found! God first ordains their performance, and then creates us anew in order to secure the fulfilment of His purpose. As when a man fixes his mind on a structure of a particular kind, he first determines that it shall be built, and then, by way of carrying out his determination, gives to every separate stone and other material used in its erection the form and place which will render it conducive to the end he has in view; so God, having first ordained that good works shall be done, afterwards, in the new creation of the individual soul, fits it for and works in it in order to their performance, --their...
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  • Paperback | 348 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236667397