The Works of That Eminent Servant of Christ, Mr. John Bunyan Volume 1

The Works of That Eminent Servant of Christ, Mr. John Bunyan Volume 1

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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. 1769 edition. Excerpt: ...of God, as those in the 25th of Matthew do, saying, Lord, when saw we thee thus and thus? and why dost thou pass such a fad sentence of condemnation upon us? surely this is injustice, and not equity. Now, for the preventing of this, the law-was given; ay, and that it might prevent thee to purpose, God gave it betimes, before either thy first father had sinned, or thou wert born. So that again, if Jf there should be these objections offered against.the proceedings of the Lord in justice and judgement, saying, Lord, why am f thus condemned? I did not know it was sin. Now, against these two was the law given, and that betimes; so that both these are answered. If the first come in, and say, Why am 1 judged? why am I damned? then will the law come in, even all the ten commandments, with every one of their cries against thy foul, the first saying, He hath sinned against me, damn him; the second faying also, he hath transgressed against me, damn him; the third also saying the same; together with the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth; even ail of them, will discharge themselves against thy soul, if thou die under the first covenant, saying, he or they have transgressed against us, damn them, damn theroj and I tell thee also, that these ten great guns', the ten commandments, will, with discharging themselves in justice against thy foul, so rattle in thy conscience, that thou wilt, in spite of thy teeth, be immediately put to silence, and have thy mouth stopped; and set me tell thee further, that if thou slialt appear before God, to have the ten commandments discharge themselves against thee, thou hadst better be tied to a tree, and have ten, yea ten thousand, of the biggest pieces of ordnance in the world to be shot off against thee; for...show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236496922
  • 9781236496928