Our Little Ones in Heaven

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byWalter Aimwell

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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: ... OUR ITTLE jjjjNES IN fjEAVEN. WHY WE BELIEVE IN INFANT SALVATION.' At the outset, it must be admitted that the teachings of the Bible, in regard to the condition of those who die in infancy, are dim and uncertain. For wise ends, we doubt not, God has seen fit to give us no clear and direct revelation on this point, but has left us to settle the question by the slow and laborious process of inference and reason. Nor shall we be surprised at The following article, which is intended to give a general view of the grounds on which the Protestant Church has come to a common and united belief in the salvation of those who die in infancy, is compiled mainly from a sermon by Rev. Dr. Cumming, of London. The argument is an abridgment of th« views of Kev. Dr, BusBell, of Dundee, who, in 1823, published an "Essay on the Salvation of all Dying in Infancy," which is said to be one of the most full and satisfactory works ever written on this subject. this, when we consider that the word of God is addressed only to intelligent and accountable beings--that it is eminently a practical book--and that infants, dying such, come not under its proclamation of duty, are not affected by its overtures of mercy, and therefore may not claim any special interest in its revelations. And yet it is universally admitted that so far as the Scriptures do cast any light upon this subject, it is the light of encouragement and hope. The Argument from Infant Resurrection. It will be admitted by all, that the bodies of infants will be raised at the resurrection morn. The language of Scripture is explicit--"I saw the dead, small and great," (that is, infants and adults') "stand before God; " " and the sea gave up the dead which were in it, and death and hell delivered up the dead which were ...

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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: ... OUR ITTLE jjjjNES IN fjEAVEN. WHY WE BELIEVE IN INFANT SALVATION.' At the outset, it must be admitted that the teachings of the ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217525202

ISBN - 13:9780217525206

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