Theism and Christianity, 6 Sermons

Theism and Christianity, 6 Sermons

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ... instance, on adequate authority; it is a faith that we inherit. And it is abundantly confirmed by the experiences of life. We act upon it, as though it were true; and F a 68 Man's Spiritual Nature A Witness To God. so we more and more find reason to believe it true. Not merely do we find that it solves numberless problems which were otherwise unexplained; but, what is of far more moment, we lean our whole weight upon it morally, and it sustains us. And thus God reveals Himself to us. "He showeth Himself unto such as do not distrust Him." Evpi'cr/cercu rots fxrj Ttfipa&vcnv avrbv, efj.(favifTai be Tois fi?j I would commend this train of thought to those who may have to address an uneducated audience on this deepest of all subjects. Nay for all of us it may be worth considering whether we can properly expect to have any other knowledge of God than a child has of his natural father. A finite being can only hope to know One who is infinite so far and in such wise as that Infinite Being may reveal Himself. GOD AS SEEN IN JESUS CHRIST; OK, GOD IN REVELATION. "No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared Him."--St. John i. 18. None will be found in these days to ques-i tion the first of the two statements in the text. That no man hath seen God at any time, is a truth which is only too loudly insisted upon. It may be regarded, indeed, as in one sense a true homage to God that men should be sensible of the enormous gulf which separates the creature from the Creator, and that it should seem to them incomprehensible how it should be crossed. It is natural, and in one sense even proper, that the difficulty should be enhanced in proportion as our knowledge more

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