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(without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.
1837 edition. Excerpt: ... authenticity and genuineness of the
Bible There is not a single book in the Scriptures, the authority
of which this malicious fiend has not attempted to shake, not a
miracle which he has not stamped as a fable, not a promise which he
has not endeavoured to weaken and nullify. And he is still always
employed, either through his instruments and servants, false
prophets, professors, and others; or in his own person, by his
immediate influence--ever is he doing his utmost to bring into
question the purity of the word of God; for this word is his
stumbling-block. But spurn him with abhorrence, turn your back upon
him whenever he opens his accursed mouth, for he is a murderer of
souls, and has been so from the beginning, a liar, and the father
of lies. (John viii. 44.) But in what way, you ask, can the word of
God afford such important service in the hour of temptation? I will
inform you. Whenever the devil would lead us astray, his first and
chief concern is to confuse our ideas. That which is perverted he
sets before us as right, that which is human as divine, and evil he
calls good, and good evil. Truth he represents as falsehood, and
falsehood as truth. And when he has so deceived and dazzled us, we
become subservient to his will, perhaps, when we think that we are
doing what is right. But these villanous spells and deceptions can
profit him little, when we rest in faith on the word of God, which
then secures us from deception and misapprehension. For it declares
to us most distinctly what is right and wrong, true and false;
what, under all circumstances we should do, or think, or say, in
accordance with the will of God. Examples will illustrate my
meaning. Satan would mar the labour of a preacher of the Gospel,
and weaken its effect. He sets...
|Country of origin:
Friedrich Wilhelm Krummacher
||246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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