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Parish Teachings (Paperback): Thomas Thellusson Carter

Parish Teachings (Paperback)

Thomas Thellusson Carter

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: III. come. I ET us to-day dwell on the second petition in ? ' our LORD'S Prayer. It resembles the first petition in one respect, ? it still relates to what concerns God. As in the first petition we pray that GOD may be reverenced everywhere, throughout the world, so in this second we pray that He may reign everywhere, His righteous government prevailing over all hearts, and overruling the varied forms of sin and unbelief. It is a blessing to feel that there are everywhere those, if only comparatively a small number, who are daily throughout the world upon their knees offering up this desire; it must be some reparation, if we may use the expression, some amends to GOD, for all the dishonour cast upon His Name, that there are those who in their hearts look forward to His coming, and long for it, whose aspirations rise up inaccordance with His own desire, and, recognising His righteous claim over His creatures, pray that His authority may at last be established on earth, as in Heaven. There is here a warning against selfishness, for the words we use are not limited to ourselves; the words which pass our lips embrace not only every one dear to us, every one connected with us, but far beyond that circle, all also who wear the form of man, even to endless generations, the whole vast compass of humanity. The petition is that His kingdom may come to all. What is intended in these words? They do not mean the reign of God in nature, though we speak of His kingdom of nature, and we know that not a sparrow falls to the ground without His will ? no event can happen, no passing change of the least kind can take place, but that His will has ordered it, or what is called His secondary will has permitted it. Nor is there anything so contrary to His will, but that He may overrul...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Thomas Thellusson Carter
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 56
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-73921-4
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 0-217-73921-0
Barcode: 9780217739214

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