'herein Is Love'.

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byHenry D. Brown

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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. 1882. Excerpt: ... XVII. LOVE SATISFIED. "He Shall See Of The Travail Of His Soul, And Shall Be Satisfied."--Isa. liii. II. "He Will Rest In His Love."--Zeph. iii. 17. "This Is My Rest For Ever; Here Will I Dwell; For I Have Desired It."--Ps. cxxxiii. 14. "And His Rest Shall Be Glorious."--Isa. xi. 10. XVII. LOVE SATISFIED. GOD satisfied! Jehovah finding rest! Who can comprehend the meaning of these words? God rested once from His work of creation; and when that rest was broken, then began the work of redemption. The Lord Jesus revealed God to us as being at work. "I must work the work of Him that sent me" He said. "My Father worketh hitherto, and I work." And here is a work in which Father, Son, and Holy Ghost have been engaged for six thousand years, and still are engaged--the restoration of a ruined world, the salvation of immortal beings who have destroyed themselves. It is a work which has occupied the thoughts of God throughout eternity, a work of infinitely greater magnitude and glory than the creation of a universe. Creation needed only "the word of His power," redemption demanded the incarnation of the Son of God, His being brought "into the dust of death" (Ps. xxii. 15), and His being raised again by the mighty power of the Spirit. And the culminating glory of this great work is the satisfaction which God Himself derives therefrom; even the infinite desires of the eternal Godhead find therein their full and perfect enjoyment. First, we see God's satisfaction in man, in the Person of the Lord Jesus Christ. For God formed man to be a delight unto Him, to receive and reciprocate His love and joy; and though man in himself proved but a broken reed, this did not hinder or shake God's unchanging purpose. Satan, the great adversary, sought to spoil God's work; but though...

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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. 1882. Excerpt: ... XVII. LOVE SATISFIED. "He Shall See Of The Travail Of His Soul, And Shall Be Satisfied."--Isa. liii. II. "He Will Rest In His ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:28 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217144594

ISBN - 13:9780217144599

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