'Walk in the Light'; Words of Counsel

'Walk in the Light'; Words of Counsel

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...and my feet from falling? CHAPTER VI. THE CHRISTIAN, S SHOUT. THERE is a scene in the history of the children of Israel, revealing in type one of those precious secrets of the Lord, which are progressively made known to them that love Him. And perhaps there is no revelation made to the soul, after it has entered upon the life of faith, that is more practically valuable than this. For it is a secret in reference to Christian warfare, which, when it is discovered, makes this warfare a long triumphal progress. This scene occurs when the children of Israel were brought before Jericho, one of those "cities great, and walled up to heaven," which had so discouraged the hearts of the spies forty years before. Now upon their entrance at last into their promised land of rest, the first difficulty which meets them is this mighty city, opposing their onward progress. Well might their hearts be appalled at the sight cf it. But the Lord said unto Joshua, " See, I have given into thine hand Jericho, and the king thereof, and the mighty men of valor." And then, after a few words as to their order of march, and the trumpets of testimony, He closes with these strange words: "All the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up, every man straight before him." Strange, yet true, for so it was. On the seventh day, "Joshua said unto the people, Shout, for the Lord hath given you the city." So the people shouted when the priests blew with the trumpets. "And it came to pass, when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat, so that the people went up into the city, every man straight...
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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236505522
  • 9781236505521