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Gospel Sermons (Paperback) Loot Price: R444
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Gospel Sermons (Paperback): Us Government, Anonymous

Gospel Sermons (Paperback)

Us Government, Anonymous

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...and self-confidence; his liability to be hurried away by the tide of events and the current of prevailing feeling. We perceive that as a disciple of Christ he is under the guardian care and grace of Heaven; but we discover sin lurking within, and bursting forth from time to time as the liquid fire of the volcano breaks out from the mountain whose surface may be covered with the loveliest foliage. His love to Jesus was genuine and sincere, --for with all his failings Peter was no hypocrite; yet he not infrequently resists the will of his Master, and at times is positively ashamed of him. He is zealously affected in every good thing, but his zeal is often unthinking and impetuous, and proceeds from a self-confident and self-righteous rather than a humble and trustful spirit of dependence on God; and it comes forth when it should be restrained, and fails when it should flow. These characteristics of Peter are brought out prominently by the incidents recorded of him by the evangelists. When Christ put the searching question to his disciples, Whom say ye that I am? Peter, ever eager, was ready with his answer, Thou art the Christ, the son of the living God. How strange to find the same disciple immediately after, when Jesus showed him that he must needs go up to Jerusalem, and there suffer many things, and be put to death, proceeding to rebuke his master: Far be this from thee, Lord. When the multitude forsook our Lord on one occasion, on his explaining to them the spiritual nature of his kingdom, he tumed round to his disciples and said, Will ye also go away? Peter's love is only fanned into a flame by this opposing wind, and the answer comes from the depths of his heart, To...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Us Government • Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-17659-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-17659-9
Barcode: 9781234176594

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