Scenes in the life of st. Peter, a course of lects by Daniel WestScenes in the life of st. Peter, a course of lects by Daniel West

Scenes in the life of st. Peter, a course of lects

byDaniel West

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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. 1854. Excerpt: ... SCENE V. ON THE HOLY MOUNT, WHERE HE WISHED TO REMAIN. "AND after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, and was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the snn, and his raiment" was white as the light. And, behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elias talking with him. Then answered Peter, and said unto Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here: if thou wilt, let us make here three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias. While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him."--Matt. xvii. 1-5. In the quietude of the sanctuary we are privileged to commune with, and prepare for, another and better world. The thousand things which perplex, disturb, and try us, are for a while shut out. The cares of family and home, the anxieties of toil and business, are for a season left behind. We hide us from the clamours of debate, and from the strife of tongues. We exchange the angry disputations about social grievances, political movements, and ecclesiastical order, for the songs of Zion, the fellowship of saints, and the pleasures of devotion. What with the vast political changes that are sweeping over the K nations, and rumours of wars now daily heard, many a man's heart is failing him for fear, in looking at the things that are coming on the earth; but in the tabernacle of God we sing, "The Lord reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of the isles be glad thereof." Confidence and peace are realized in the courts of God. Here we occupy a position somewhat analogous to that of the adventurous tourist on the mountain-top. A bright ...
Title:Scenes in the life of st. Peter, a course of lectsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217545181

ISBN - 13:9780217545181