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The Saint's Everlasting Rest, Or, a Treatise of the Blessed State of the Saints in Their Enjoyment of God in Heaven (Paperback) Loot Price: R390
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The Saint's Everlasting Rest, Or, a Treatise of the Blessed State of the Saints in Their Enjoyment of God in Heaven...

The Saint's Everlasting Rest, Or, a Treatise of the Blessed State of the Saints in Their Enjoyment of God in Heaven (Paperback)

Richard Baxter

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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. 1830 Excerpt: ...their eonversion, if you desire it; And if you do not desire it why do you ask it? Why do you not pray them to oonsider and return, as well as pray God to eonvert and turn them? If you should see your neighbor fallen into a pit, and should pray to God to help him out, but neither put forth your hand to help him, nor onee direet him to help himself, would not any man eensure you for your eruelty and hypoerisy? It is as true of the soul as the body. If any man "seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of eompassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?" Or what love hath he to his brother's soul? We are also hindered by a base, manpleasing disposition. We are-so desirous to keep in eredit and favor with men, that it makes us most uneonseionably negleet our known duty. He is a foolish and unfaithful physieian, that will let a siek man die for fear of troubling him-. If our friends are distraeted, we please them in nothing that tends to their hurt. And yet when they are beside themselves in point of salvation, and in their madness posting on to damnation, we will not stop them, for fear of displeasing them. How ean we be Christians, that "love the praise of men more than the praise of God?" For if we "seek to please men, we sball not be the servants of Christ." It is eommon to be hindered by sinful bashfulness. When we should shame men out of heir sins, we are ourselves ashamed of our duties. May not these sinners eondemn us, when they blush not to swear, be drunk, or negleet the worship of God; and we hlush to tell them of i , and persuade them from it? Bashfulness is unseemly in eases of neeessity.--It is not a work to be ashamed of, to obey God in persuading men from their sins to Christ. Reader, hath not...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Richard Baxter
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 104
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-52212-3
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-150-52212-7
Barcode: 9781150522123

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