The Gospel Visitor, 1871, Vol. 21 : A Monthly Publication, Devoted to the Exhibition and Defence of Gospel Principles and Gospel Practice, in Their Primitive Purity and Simplicity, in Order to Promote Christian Union, Brotherly Love, and Universal Charity
Excerpt from The Gospel Visitor, 1871, Vol. 21: A Monthly Publication, Devoted to the Exhibition and Defence of Gospel Principles and Gospel Practice, in Their Primitive Purity and Simplicity, in Order to Promote Christian Union, Brotherly Love, and Universal Charity Then as Christians must work if they would be consistent with their principles, and faithful to their di vine Master, it should be an object, and an important object with them, to qualify themselves for usefulness. They should feel that usefulness rather than happiness is the object of their living. With reference to this noble and commendable object, they should study to improve their minds in christian knowledge, and their hearts in divine grace. They should make themselves acquainted with christian doctrine, christian practice and christian experience. Then will they be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh them a reason of the hepe that is in them with meekness and fear. And so they are admonished by the apostle Peter to do, (1 Peter This admonition seems to be addressed to all Christians, and not only to preachers. And we must therefore infer, that every Christian may, not only have the experience to know, but the ability to give others to know, the gospel grounds of the believers' glorious hepe. In other words, by studying the work of the Lord in the prin ciples of christian truth, and in the application of those principles to personal experience and character, all Christians may be able to. Give instructions to sinners in regard to the way of salvation, and encourage ment to seek salvation. 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.
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