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1865 Excerpt: ...spirit; oh, you followers of Jesus; oh, you
fearers of God; you mourners for sin, you trusters in the finished
work of the dear Bedeemer; you who, while you have bowed your neck
to Christ's yoke, as sensible, polluted souls, and trust for
cleansing in the fountain of atoning blood, and have hungry hearts
to feed on the bread of eternal life, hear what God has promised
you: "Him will I bring into the land whereinto he went." Then he
has been into the land before, although he is now in the
wilderness? Yes, God's Calebs know in a better sense than the false
spies, or even than the true spies; for they know in a gracious
sense what it is to go into the land, even though they are in the
wilderness; they know what it is in. faith, what it is in love, and
what it is in hope--some in a greater, others in a lesser
measure--to cross the Jordan, and to enter the spiritual Canaan; to
eat the good old corn of the land; to bruise the ripe grapes of
Eschol between the lips of their faith and love; to taste the
pomegranates and the figs; to get a foretaste of the heavenly
country. Have not some of you known, when under the terrors of a
broken law, and, perhaps, since, when God put His hand afresh to
the work to bring you from some sad backslidings, what it is to
taste the pangs hell? and have you not also known what it is to
taste the joys of heaven? Heaven is the place of unbroken praise;
heaven is the place of undisturbed repose. Have you not eaten the
flesh and drunk the blood of a precious Eedeemer by living faith?
Has not, ere now, the song of the ransomed been your song?--"'
Worthy the Lamb that died, ' they cry, 'To be exalted thus." And
have you not thrown in your response to the heavenly song, "'
Worthy the Lamb, ' our lips reply, 'For He wa...
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