Words of Truth for the Saints of God; First (-Fourth) Series

Words of Truth for the Saints of God; First (-Fourth) Series

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...of Jesus, and in the possession of eternal life, what is the cause? In many cases, a not bearing the burden of Christ, but a walking in a path of fleshly activity and restlessness. Peace has thus become disturbed, and he may be even tempted to doubt whether or not, he be a child of God. They do act and react in a manner, and to a degree, of which we are little aware. It is very wretched for a saint of God to be always questioning whether he be a saint, instead of walking on in thss path of healthy service. There is still another thing, that I would desire to notico briefly, and that is, the great basis of christian humility. I mean that humility, which a saint has, because he is a saint, and not beoause he is a sinner. A sinner saved by grace ought indeed to be humble; but the humility which a saint has, because lie is a saint and an he ir of glory, isofamuch deeper kind, than that which is occasioned by the discovery of sin. There is nothing "will bring so low, and make so willing to serve in the meanest of service. Mark the Lord Jesus Christ: He stands forth, in conscious possession of all things; "All things are delivered unto me of my Father," yet He says "Learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart." Can you put these two together? I believe you can; the soul of the reaUy instructed saint discerns their needful connection. The Lord Jesus, in conscious possession ot all things, could afford to humble Him self. "Which thing is true in Him and in you." Nothing enables us to go and wash the saints' feet, to lay ourselves down to be trampled on, but the knowledge of our real greatness: we can then afford to be humble; we can then afford to come down, and minister unto others, instead of wanting others to...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236562461
  • 9781236562463