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The Preciousness of Christ to All Who Believe (Paperback) Loot Price: R302
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The Preciousness of Christ to All Who Believe (Paperback): J. Thornton

The Preciousness of Christ to All Who Believe (Paperback)

J. Thornton

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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. 1843. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. On the Happy State of the Believer, who enjoys the Consolations that are in Christ, contrasted with the State of the Unbeliever. In the Holy Scriptures, the characters and conditions of the righteous and the wicked are often, in the most striking points of view, contrasted with each other. "So let all thine enemies perish, O Lord; but let them that love him be as the sun when he goeth forth in his might. Thus saith the Lord, Cursed is the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord; for he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good Cometh, but shall inherit the parched places in the wilderness, a salt land, and not inhabited. Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is; for he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, that spreadeth forth her roots by the river." We read, as descriptive representations, of the tares and the wheat, of jewels and of dross, of the " vessels of wrath fitted to destruction, and the vessels of mercy prepared to glory." What an awful contrast there is between the "citizens of Zion, and strangers who are afar oft" between the friends of Christ, and the enemies of his cross between the children of God, and the children of the devil " I shall endeavor to show the opposite states of the saint and of the unregenerate sinner, with respect to their present enjoyments and their future conditions. 1. In their present condition, the joys of one to whom Christ is precious are pure, free, satisfying, and permanent; while the pleasures of the unbeliever are polluted, forbidden of God, unsuitable to the soul, and of short continuance. While the infatuated sinner rushes blindly on in his career of folly, he often wears an air of ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: J. Thornton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-9508-3
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-4590-9508-1
Barcode: 9781459095083

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