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God's Choice of Men; A Study of Scripture (Paperback) Loot Price: R272
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God's Choice of Men; A Study of Scripture (Paperback): William Rogers Richards

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God's Choice of Men; A Study of Scripture (Paperback)

William Rogers Richards

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X IT IS I MYSELF We have been studying God's choice of men, a choice to service and to privilege. The privilege, as it is set forth in Scripture, is fellowship with Himself for time and for eternity. Our last chapter gave a representation of this privilege taken from the Old Testament. Our study shall now conclude in this chapter with a representation of the same privilege taken from the New Testament. It is the interview of our Lord with His disciples after He was risen from the dead, as it is described in the twenty-fourth chapter of Luke, the thirty-eighth and thirty-ninth verses. The disciples were troubled, terrified. They supposed that they had seen a spirit, or, as we should say, a ghost. Huddled together in that closed upper room, a sad and lonely company, mourning, for the dear Lord who had been put to death, all their hopes dying with Him, suddenly they saw in the midst of them an appearance like His form, and heard a sound like His voice; but they thought it was only a ghost, a shadow, a vanishing hallucination, and they cried out in fear. But He answered quickly, "Behold, see, that it is I Myself." They must know that death had made no break in that continuing personal identity of their dear Lord. He would show it to them as a visible, audible, tangible fact. "It is I Myself." Oh, if those disciples could be brought to believe it, if they could be well assured that it was true, it would be the best thing that had ever come to human knowledge since first men began to live and die. Continuing identity of any sort is interesting to us. You go up to Central Park and look at that shaft of polished stone lifting its head toward the sky, its sides carved with strange hieroglyphics, and you say to yourself, "To think that...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: William Rogers Richards
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-26021-6
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-26021-1
Barcode: 9781150260216

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