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The Great Texts of the Bible Volume 14 (Paperback) Loot Price: R506
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The Great Texts of the Bible Volume 14 (Paperback): Insurance Library Association of Boston, James Hastings
The Great Texts of the Bible Volume 14 (Paperback): Insurance Library Association of Boston, James Hastings

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The Great Texts of the Bible Volume 14 (Paperback)

Insurance Library Association of Boston, James Hastings

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... sitting in his cell, meditating upon heaven, when suddenly the glory of this world was presented to his gaze, gathered, as it seemed, into a single dazzling and bewitching beam. But the appeal was made in vain to a heart that had dwelt among the celestial realities. InspexU et despexit--" he saw and he scorned it." Was that altogether un-Christlike? Did not He also turn aside with something of loathing from the vision of the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them? Did He not say, "I have overcome the world"? Was not His Apostle led by His Spirit when he dsclared that " if any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him"? And were not all of us called upon to " renounce " the world before we were enrolled as His disciples?1 (3) Again, we may be sure the world is getting or keeping too much hold of us, when we cannot bear being scorned or ridiculed for doing what we know in our heart to be right. This is especially a temptation of the world, because it is a temptation from our fellow-mortals, not from Satan, and because it is so entirely without a man. Tf Some time ago, at the close of a meeting, a young man remained behind, and after the way of salvation was explained, he was urged to decide for Christ. His answer was, " I dare not," and the reason he gave was that he would be the only Christian in the workshop, and he dreaded the taunts and laughter of his workmates, and so he turned away from Christ for fear of a laugh. How different was the conduct of the young recruit--a lad of eighteen years of age--who stood as bravely as any Christian hero ever did. For two or three weeks he was the butt of the camp because he knelt and said his prayers, and testified for his Master. At length his company was ordered to the seat...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Insurance Library Association of Boston • James Hastings
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 160
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-08237-0
Barcode: 9781155082370
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-08237-0

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