Christ The Desire Of All Nations, Or, The Unconscious Prophecies Of Healthendom, Hulsean Lects…

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byRichard Chenevix Trench

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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. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...their course, and what the road we hitherto have travelled over. I have undertaken, then, to trace in a few leading lines the yearnings of the world which was before Christ, or which, though subsequent to Him, has yet lain without the limits of Christendom, and beyond the mighty influences of his word and Spirit, a world to which He was still therefore a Saviour to come--I have undertaken to trace the yearnings of this whole world after its Redeemer, the presentiments of Him which it had. I have sought to shew that if there was much in the world, as in a fallen world there needs must have been, ready to resist and oppose the coming in of the truth, prompt to take up arms against it at its appearing, so also, on the other hand, in that it was a world which came first from God, and which had never been abandoned by Him, but which all along He had been in highest wisdom and highest love preparing for and leading to this glorious consummation, there were also certain predispositions for the truth, there was that also which was ready to range itself under the banners of that truth, so soon as once they were openly set up. I have endeavoured, too, to shew how the existence of unconscious prophecies of the truth, of resemblances in lower spheres of the spiritual life to that which at last was perfectly manifested in the highest, is only that which we should have expected; so that it is not the presence of these resemblances which need perplex us, but rather their absence which would have been justly surprising, which would have been indeed most difficult to account for. I take up my subject at this point, and go forward to another branch of it, which is this--that in another aspect beside those which we have already contemplated, we have in...

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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. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...their course, and what the road we hitherto have travelled over. I have undertaken, then, to trace in a few lea...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217791034

ISBN - 13:9780217791038

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