Voices of the Night

Voices of the Night

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...are eminently, singularly, gloriously manifest in the atonement of Christ Jesus; sin punished, yet the sinner saved; the law magnified, and yet the breaker of that law admitted into heaven; God just, and yet justifying the sinner who believes in Jesus; God true to his threatening--" The soul that sinneth, it shall die"--and yet the soul that sins admitted into heaven! What a cluster of wonders! And how glorious will all these facts and phenomena be when they lie, not in the cold and misty light of this world's unbelief, but in the clear and Warm light of that glory that is to be revealed! Then, too, shall we see the results of this cross in a way in which we never saw them before. The least of them is death itself destroyed. Death we shrink from, instinctively and naturally; for, we were never made to die. God made us to live, man made himself to die. But, through the grace of Him who did not make man to die, and in spite of the sin of him who made himself to die, that death which we dread is even now seen to be altogether altered; it has become now a reclaimed servant. Christ has taken Death into his service, and has deprived him of his sting, his venom, and his wrath; and he is now the friend and the missionary of the Lord of glory. He is merely a gatherer of flowers for Paradise: --" Who gazes at the flower with tearful eyes, Who kisses their drooping leaves. 'T is for the Lord of Paradise, He binds them in his sheaves. r " Oh! not in cruelty, not in wrath, The reaper came that day--'T was an angel visited the earth And took the flowers away." More than this, Jesus has abolished death. A Christian does not die; the continuity of a Christian's life is not even suspended by death. To a Christian, death is merely...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236563832
  • 9781236563835