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Short Practical Sermons (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
Short Practical Sermons (Paperback): Frederic Case

Short Practical Sermons (Paperback)

Frederic Case

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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. 1884. Excerpt: ... XII. THE LIVING SAVIOUR. "Jesus Christ.... the same.... to-day." Heb. xiii. 3. TT7HEN, some ninety years ago, government had been quite upset in France, and men who hated the faith of Christ had desecrated the churches, despoiled the sanctuaries, and prohibited all worship, some, who had been more or less active in these proceedings, attempted to start a new religion. We are told of a conversation between two of these men. One of them complained that his new religion made no way. "What should he do?" he asked. His companion, who has left a great name for clever and witty speeches, replied, " That there was no doubt that it was a most difficult task to found a new religion, more difficult than could be imagined, so difficult that he hardly knew what to advise. Still," he went on after a moment's reflection, u there is one plan which you might at least try. I shall recommend you to be crucified, and to rise again the third day." Dear brethren, if this reply seems to any of you to be flippant, forgive its seeming levity for the vivid way in which it states the great truth that the Crucifixion and Resurrection led to the spread of the Christian religion. It is enough to read the early chapters of the book of Acts of the Apostles to learn this. When a new apostle was chosen in the place of Judas, he was specially chosen to be " a witness with us of His Resurrection." In St. Peter's great speeches, the point to which all his words led was that Christ had risen from the dead. "Whom God hath raised." "Whom God hath raised from the dead, whereof we are witnesses." "Whom God raised from the dead." It was this preaching that led to the opposition of those who were ' grieved that they taught the people, and preached through Jesus the Resurrection from the dead." Do w...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Frederic Case
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 68
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-65027-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-65027-9
Barcode: 9780217650274

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