Money: a popular exposition [sermons].

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byThomas Binney

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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. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ... Christian obedience." This is only the first link in a regular series of successive propositions, which will be brought before you, none of which, however, will require for their exposition more than a portion of any future discourse. For the present, we close the argument at this first step. We do not, as yet, enter into the objections which some might oppose to what we teach. Just now, as I said before, we have to ascertain the law, not to defend it. If, indeed, what is made out be the law of the New Testament, I don't know that it becomes one to attempt to defend it. If a thing be admitted to be God's truth, it is not a mattter to be questioned but obeyed. It stands on authority before which we bow down and are willing to be silent;--even to receive by faith what we may not be able to apprehend by the understanding; quite certain that God can see the wisdom and propriety of whatever He prescribes, and will sustain and defend His own truth. We may just say one last word, in the form of meeting a suggested objection, though it may perhaps anticipate what may have to be done at a future time. The thought may possibly have occurred to some of you, as our argument proceeded, that, if what we were saying was the Christian doctrine respecting the beneficent uses of money, it would, if fully carried out, fill the world with dependants and paupers; destroy the manly spirit of the poor, and multiply the scenes of misery and helplessness which are to be met with in Popish countries, or wherever there are established charitable endowments. To this sort of feeling I only answer at present, that it may perhaps be apparent, before we have done, that the law of the New Testament, taken as a whole--one part being allowed to supplement another--is...

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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. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ... Christian obedience." This is only the first link in a regular series of successive propositions, which will b...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217789293

ISBN - 13:9780217789295

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