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Golden Words, Selections from the Writings of Dean Addison [And Others]. (Paperback) Loot Price: R416
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Golden Words, Selections from the Writings of Dean Addison [And Others]. (Paperback): Golden Words

Golden Words, Selections from the Writings of Dean Addison [And Others]. (Paperback)

Golden Words

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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. 1863. Excerpt: ... those, His elect, of whom St Paul maketh mention in the foresaid Epistle to the Hebrews, and rehearseth many godly fruits of the same in their conversation. This, then, is no new-fangled faith, no strange faith, no faith invented by man's brain; but even the same that God's Holy Spirit teacheth in the infallible truth of His Scripture, and that Adam, Abel, Enoch, and all the other servants of God were saved in. Why do men, therefore, either call it a new-fangled faith, or report evil of us for setting it forth? Why? I fear me, this is one cause: the old faith that all those servants of God had whom the apostle nameth in the eleventh chapter to the Hebrews, had a life and conversation joined unto it which was rich and full of all good works. Therefore, seeing there be so many babblers and prattlers of faith, and so few that bring forth the worthy fruits of penance, it giveth to the world occasion to report of us that our faith is but new-fangled. They see us not fall to labour and taking of pains, as Adam did; they see not the righteousness and thankfulness in us that was in Abel; they see us not walk after the Word and will of God, as Enoch did; they see us not take God's warning so earnestly as Noe did; they see us not so obedient to the voice of God, nor so well willing and content to leave our friends, to forsake our own wills, our own lands and goods, at God's calling, and dwell in a strange country, to do God's pleasure, as Abraham did; they see that we choose not rather to suffer adversity with the people of God than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season; they see us not esteem the rebuke of Christ or trouble for His sake to be greater riches than all the treasures of this world, as Moses did. To be short, they see not in our garden those sweet...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Golden Words
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 126
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-55446-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-55446-0
Barcode: 9781150554469

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