The Wisdom of the Wise. Scripture Texts, with Short Comments from Approved Authors

The Wisdom of the Wise. Scripture Texts, with Short Comments from Approved Authors

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ; in whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.--Col. ii. 2, 3. pHERE is in Christ infinite wisdom to guide me, a spotless righteousness to cover me, precious blood to wash me, the Holy Spirit to sanctify me, His good word to direct me, His just laws to govern me, and His infinite fulness to supply all my needs. Safe and happy, then, would I be were I found in Him.--John Willison. July 3. Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.--John V. 39. tS the word of God is the light to direct us, and to betray errors, so is it also the standard and beam to try the weights of truth and falsehood. Therefore our Lord, knowing that there should be such confusion of things in the latter days, commanded that Christians should go to no other thing but to the Scriptures. Here is the rule of our faith. Without this our faith is but a fantasy, and no faith; for faith is by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.--Bishop Jewell.--o--July 4. Here we have no continuing city, but we seek one to come..--Heb. xiii. 14. fHIS is not our continuing city; and in the prospect of those changes which are coming upon the earth, let me sit loose to things present, and live as if the end were at hand--looking more at the history of our times in the light of prophecy, and above all solemnized by the prospect of great and approaching dissolutions into the reflection--what manner of men ought we to be in all holy conversation and godliness! Let me abide by what the Scriptures testify of Christ. Keep me steadfast, O God, in my adherence to the law and the testimony; let me not more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236896289
  • 9781236896285