Sentiments Concerning The Coming And Kingdom Of Christ; Collec From The Bible, And From The…

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byJoshua Spalding

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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. 1841. Excerpt: ... LECTURE IV. THE BATTLE OP THAT GREAT DAY OF GOD ALMIGHTY. For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.--Isaiah lxiii. 4. Vengeance and grace are glorious attributes of the Lord: he claims them as his unalienable rights, saying, my mercy--my grace; and, vengeance is mine--to me belongeth vengeance, and recompense. These properties of Jehovah, bright in themselves, gloriously set off and brighten each other: therefore, infinite wisdom, in concerting a plan for the display of divine perfections, ordained that these should be displayed together; and that the day of vengeance and the year of the redeemed should bear the same date--the day of vengeance beginning and opening the year of the redeemed. When, therefore, the earth was corrupt before God, and filled with violence; and the church was reduced to one family, and that undoubtedly '.n the utmost hazard of being destroyed--surrounded by a world of ravening wolves; the day of vengeance slumbered not--the flood swept away the world of the ungodly; but an ark was prepared--a year of the redeemed came--and God wrought great salvation for his little church. And when the Lord saw the affliction of his people in Egypt, and came down to deliver them, he came also to judge that nation, which had afflicted them; it was equally his errand to punish the Egyptians and to save Israel. Vengeance and mercy--destruction and salvation--were in his heart; and were each displayed in the infliction of plagues upon the Egyptians, from which Israel were exempted, and in the slaughter of the first-born, whilst the houses of Israel were passed over. Each was gloriously magnified in the overthrow of Pharaoh and his host in the sea, whilst Israel, in the same path, safely passed through; and each w...

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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. 1841. Excerpt: ... LECTURE IV. THE BATTLE OP THAT GREAT DAY OF GOD ALMIGHTY. For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeem...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217992501

ISBN - 13:9780217992503

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