Poems On Various Subjects; But Chiefly Illustrative Of The Events And Actors In The American War Of Independence by Philip Morin Freneau

Poems On Various Subjects; But Chiefly Illustrative Of The Events And Actors In The American War Of…

byPhilip Morin Freneau

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...are the called according to his purpose " (Rom. viii. 28). It is because the believer is a member of God's kingdom, identified with it, God's worker in it, that nothing but good can befall him. For if all God's providence aims at the promotion of the kingdom, and the Christian is a constituent element in the kingdom, then, from the nature of the case, his good must be promoted by all things. " God is for him, and who can be against him? Neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate him from the love of God (Rom. viii. 31, 38, 39). 2. Providence belongs to each of the three Persons in the blessed Trinity. With respect to each of the three, revelation gives us a distinct and characteristic element of the doctrine we are discussing. Providence originates with God as Father, and the Bible has given us a doctrine of providence which is rooted in the Fatherhood of God. The ethnic religions have their glimpses of a beneficent providence. Zeus, the head of the Greek Pantheon, is even called the Father. But it was reserved for the Christian revelation, and particularly for Jesus Christ himself, to disclose the truth that in all His acts and ways the God of providence is the Father of His creatures. The hand which rules the universe is guided by love. Behind every dark event, yea in it, is the Father's gracious power. The agent of providence is the divine Son. The preserving providence of God belongs especially to him. "In him all things consist" (Col. i. 17). He upholds all things by the word of his power (Heb. i. 3). "In him was life; and the life was the light of men " (John i. 4). The providential government of...

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Title:Poems On Various Subjects; But Chiefly Illustrative Of The Events And Actors In The American War Of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.39 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217742173

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