Facets Of Truth; 8 Discourses On Religion. 8 Discourses On Religion: 8 discourses on religion

Paperback | February 1, 2012

bySamuel Pearson

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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. 1873. Excerpt: ... DISCOURSE VIII. 'Made kings and priests unto God."--Rbv. i. 6. EIGhTh DISCOURSE. rpHE cry of the world ever has been and ever--will be for a Priest. As long as man has in his soul a dim apprehension that there is a spiri-Human rr r longing for a tual world, and that there are invisible powers priest, greater than himself, he will desire to behold some representative of the eternal sphere. As long as his conscience is pressed by a mysterious weight, which we call "a sense of sin," he will seek for some one outside self to whom he can confess his burden and from whom he can find relief. As long as he holds the belief in a God, a living, personal God, he will cast about for some ambassador or intercessor to plead his cause in the dread presence-chamber of the Almighty The more probable reading of this passage is, "Made a kingdom and priests unto God." Eighth King. No degree of culture and no depth of DISCOURSE....--barbarism will ever rob man of this passion for Universality a priest. Driven from the wildest superstition, of the longing. ... or cut off from faith in the sublimest creeds, man takes sanctuary at the altar, waiting even in death for a hand to kindle the sacrifice and for a voice to plead in prayer. As the deepest instincts of humanity, the love of parent to child, of brother to brother, are common to all men; so this deepest of all longings marks alike the savage and the civilized, the men of to-day and those who bowed the head in the Jewish temple, and those, too, who killed sacrifices to Baal. The answer. Christ Jesus is the answer to this universal desire implanted in the heart of humanity. The priests of the Jewish temple either dimly prefigured Him, or conducted a worship confessedly imperfect and preparatory. When the king has come the ...

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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. 1873. Excerpt: ... DISCOURSE VIII. 'Made kings and priests unto God."--Rbv. i. 6. EIGhTh DISCOURSE. rpHE cry of the world ever has been and ever...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217209920

ISBN - 13:9780217209922

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