Christian Meditations; Or, The Believer's Companion In Solitude, By The Author Of 'christian…

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byThomas Shaw B. Reade

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...first moves with great speed, but as it proceeds, gradually loses its force, till at last it falls spent to the ground:--while love resembles the needle, which increases in velocity, the nearer it approaches the magnetic attraction. The unregenerate man cannot love. He sees no beauty in the Saviour. The lovely character of Jesus, as delineated in the Gospel, is to such a person like a beautiful picture hung up in a dark room. Its beauty cannot be discovered, till light be admitted; nor fully seen, till the room be sufficiently filled with its rays. The application is plain and practical. The regenerate love to contemplate the character of God, revealed to us in Christ Jesus, with all the high mysteries of his grace as unfolded to us in the work of redemption. This view of infinite love, when connected with the knowledge of our own state and character, as perishing sinners, will tend to melt our hearts, inflame our love, excite our obedience, and transform us into the image of Christ. The work being an almighty work, we must daily supplicate the gift of the Holy Ghost, who alone can take of the things of Christ and show them unto us. Matt. ix. 12.; Mark ii. 17.; Luke v. 81, 32. f Mark xvi. 16. J John vi. 37. How lovely does the character of our Redeemer appear in his interview with the woman of Samaria, when sitting on Jacob's well. How great was his benignity and condescension, his tenderness and forbearance, his love and gentleness, in leading this benighted woman to a feeling conviction of her sinful state; and then to an acquaintance with those blessings, which he, as the Saviour of the world, was ready to bestow. " If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...first moves with great speed, but as it proceeds, gradually loses its force, till at last it falls spent to the ground:...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:July 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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