The Works of That Eminent Servant of Christ, Mr. John Bunyan Volume 6

The Works of That Eminent Servant of Christ, Mr. John Bunyan Volume 6

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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: ...Thus it was with Joseph, Gen. xxxix. 7. 8. 9. But if thou do otherwise, know that thou shalt receive of God for the wrong that thou dost; and there is with God no respect of persons, Col. iii. 25. Wherefore, 3. Touching thy work and employment, thou art to do it as unto the Lord, and not for man; and indeed then servants do their bufiness as becomes them, when they do all in obedience to the Lord, as knowing that the place in which they now are, it is the, place where Christ hath put them, and in which he expecteth they should be faithful. Servants, (faith Paul), be obedient to them that are your masters--with fear and trembling, in fingleness of heart as unto Christ; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers, but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart," Eph. vj. 5. 6. Observe & little the word of God to servants. 1. Servants must be obedient; yet, 2. Not with that obedience that will serve man only: Servants must have their eye on the Lord, in the work they do for their Wasters, -', 3. That 3, That their work in this service is the will and ordinance of God. From which I conclude, that thy work in thy place and station, as thou art a servant, is as really God's ordinance, and as acceptable to him, in its kind, as is preaching, or any other work, for God; and that thou art as sure to receive a reward for thy labour, as he that hangs or is burnt for the gospel. Wherefore, faith the apostle to servants, "Whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not to men, knowing that of the Lord you shall receive the reward of inheritance; for ye serve the Lord Christ," Col. iii. 22, ?3-24-. And now touching the three sorts of masters mentioned before. 1. For the believing mastei"; faith Paul, "They...show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236588509
  • 9781236588500