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Thunderbolts; Comprising Most Earnest Reasonings, Delightful Narratives, Poetic and Pathetic Incidents, Caustic and Unmerciful Flagellation of Sin, Together with Irresistible Appeals to the Higher Sensibilities of Man to Quit His Meanness and Do Right (Paperback) Loot Price: R489
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Thunderbolts; Comprising Most Earnest Reasonings, Delightful Narratives, Poetic and Pathetic Incidents, Caustic and Unmerciful...
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Thunderbolts; Comprising Most Earnest Reasonings, Delightful Narratives, Poetic and Pathetic Incidents, Caustic and Unmerciful Flagellation of Sin, Together with Irresistible Appeals to the Higher Sensibilities of Man to Quit His Meanness and Do Right (Paperback)

Sam Porter Jones

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1895. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTION. BY KEY. JOSEPH S. KEY, ONE OP THE BISHOPS OF THE M. E. CHURCH, SOOTH. THIS book and its author need no introduction. A lifelong intimacy and love alone prompt this writing. For twelve years or more this unique man has been conspicuously before the people as pastor, evangelist, reformer, benefactor, leader of men, and private citizen. Never has the search light of scrutiny been more severely used. Friends have watched his upward course with an interest born of love and fear; while enemies have exhausted all agencies to find his weak points, that they may overthrow him. At first he startled and confused his hearers. His abrupt and intense manner divided every congregation. Some praised and some blamed. Both perhaps were, and still are, extreme. But applauded, hated, ridiculed, or feared, he still holds his place, and the multitudes flock to hear him., Some with sensitive ears condemn him as unconventional, irregular, and in violation of all rules. Much of this is just. He is eccentric, rugged, unharnessed, and uncontrollable. But this is just equivalent to saying: lie is himself. Without college training, without reading (no time to gather knowledge from books), with no habit of the student, and with apparent recklessness as to schools and critics, he has used his marvelous personality, his intuitions, and his observation, and with these alone and God's anointing he has wrought his work. The divine call to the ministry gives emphasis to the value of personal qualities and individual gifts. Else, why prefer one man to another? Aaron was called because he was Aaron. So Paul, and Peter, and John. And so are we all. Each man has in his constitution and temperament and style and manner that which God can and means to use. Only let the unaffected man be c...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Sam Porter Jones
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 166
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-96141-0
Barcode: 9781150961410
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-96141-4

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