Last leaves from the journal of Julian Charles Young

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byJulian Charles Young

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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. 1875. Excerpt: ... these dealings shows you Ephraim's curse has not yet gone out against your soul, but how soon it may be issued who can tell?' The Spirit will not always strive with man.' 'Now is the accepted time, now is the day of salvation.' V. And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the Lord be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.'--1 Kings Xviii. 21. That must have been a most impressive scene on the top of Mount Carmel. An enormous crowd was gathered there to witness the result of a most important dispute. It was whether Jehovah or Baal were the true God of Israel. There were assembled on each side the tens of thousands of Israel. There in the midst, on the one hand, stood the 850 prophets of the dumb idol; there, on the other, one man by himself, the prophet of the living God. Meek, yet majestic; clad in simplest dress; no doubt in his eye, no fear on his brow, he stood forth, and with a voice of thunder shouted forth in the ears of the wavering multitude this thrilling appeal--' How long halt ye between two opinions? if the Lord be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.' Breathless silence followed. Then the test was given which was to decide the question between the disputing parties. Two rival altars are put up; on each the wood, on each the bullock, but no fire under: 'and the God that answereth by fire, let him be God.' And all the people who stood by answered and said, 'It is well spoken.' The challenge is accepted, the priests of the dumb idol build their altar, they arrange the wood, they set in order their victim, and 'from morning till noon they cry out, O Baal, hear us!' But there was no voice, neither any tha...

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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. 1875. Excerpt: ... these dealings shows you Ephraim's curse has not yet gone out against your soul, but how soon it may be issued who can tell?' ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021749725X

ISBN - 13:9780217497251

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