Words from the Gospels; Sermons Preached in the Parish Church of Doncaster

Words from the Gospels; Sermons Preached in the Parish Church of Doncaster

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ... long been deprived of every faculty and every sense. Repentance is the being set free to be happy; the being introduced into enjoyments before unknown, and invested with capacities hitherto torpid and spell-bound. But why use many words in describing that which must be felt if it is to be known? Arise, thou desolate and outcast, arise and go to thy Father, and thou shalt know it! Awake, thou that sleepest, ask Christ to give thee light, and thou shalt know it! Let this Advent, let this Christmas, be to you, be to all of us, by God's grace, the beginning indeed of a new year, even of the acceptable year of the Lord! The voice crying in the wilderness says, Make straight the way of God! He is coming, coming quickly: prepare His way! Seek Him now by prayer; know Him now by faith; serve Him now with diligence and watchfulness: and thou shalt be found of Him in peace! O cast out, while yet there is time, the abominable thing which He hateth; the vile affection, the sinful lust, the hateful passion, against which His presence is a consuming fire; lest, when He comes, thou perish with it! Let the light of His spiritual coming so shine within thee as a fire to cleanse, to cheer, and to enlighten, that thou may est see, without terror the rising of that Advent day which shall disclose the hidden things of darkness, and burn up on every side the enemies of God! Christ came first not to judge but to save: know Him now as thy Saviour, and then it shall be thy one comfort, that He and none else is the Judge! Fourth Sunday In Advent, December II, 1862. SERMON XII. THE GRACE OF MEDITATION. Luke Ii. 19. But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart. It is no part of the object of Holy Scripture to attract either wonder or adoration to the person...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236594800
  • 9781236594808