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Illustrative Texts and Texts (Paperback) Loot Price: R327
Discovery Miles 3 270
Illustrative Texts and Texts (Paperback): James Wareing Bardsley

Illustrative Texts and Texts (Paperback)

James Wareing Bardsley

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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.1873 Excerpt: ... XL VII. ' One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in His temple."--Psalm xxvii. 4. IT is very probable that the 27th Psalm was composed by David when banished from Jerusalem by the rebellion of Absalom. Whilst breathing a spirit of remarkable trust in Jehovah's care, the Psalmist expresses his yearning desire to enter once again " the house of the Lord." The comforts of home, the luxury of power, are swallowed up in this, --" one thing have I desired." As a child he loved the Father's dwelling-place. "God dwells in the congregation of the righteous " (Ps. lxxxii. 1). In order to understand the force of the expression, " Beauty of the Lord," we must remember that the tabernacle of Moses was then at Gibeon, where it remained until removed by Solomon to the temple (2. Chron. i. 3, 4), and that the ark alone was on Mount Zion. We are told that David "set the Ark of the Lord in the midst of the tabernacle that he had pitched for it;" and then he "offered burnt-offerings and peace-offerings before the Lord " (2 Sam. vi. 17). The propitiatory was to David the " beauty of the Lord." The mercy seat was a mirror in which he saw reflected the beauteous grace of God shining in the face of Jesus Christ. Each colour of the rainbow has its beauty; one colour may be sombre, another gay, but there is a special beauty which arises from the blended radiance of all, the combined harmony of the whole. To a spiritual perception each attribute of God has its beauty. The believer loves God's justice and holiness as well as His goodness and mercy; but it is in the harmony of all God's attributes, the blending of mercy and justice, of holiness and ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: James Wareing Bardsley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-73095-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-73095-5
Barcode: 9781151730954

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