Sermons on the Lord's Prayer by Stephen Jordan RigaudSermons on the Lord's Prayer by Stephen Jordan Rigaud

Sermons on the Lord's Prayer

byStephen Jordan Rigaud

Paperback | February 1, 2012

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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. 1852. Excerpt: ... SERMON VIII. Matt, vi, 13. DELIVER US FROM EVIL; FOR THINE IS THE KING-DOM, AND THE POWER AND THE GLORY, FOR EVER AND EVER. AMEN. SJsjHE three last petitions of the Lord's Prayer have bome reference to points important indeed in their bearings on our salvation, yet neither of them involving salvation as a whole. Without the bread of life, our spiritual existence would as naturally and necessarily decay, as without ordinary food our bodily powers would sink and fall away to death. Without remission of sin past, we not only should be continually liable to everlasting condemnation, but the burthen would be too much for us, the weight intolerable. It seems almost, or rather altogether impossible, that the conscience once awakened to the knowledge of sin, should ever rest again until the gracious assurance of forgiveness reach it. And with the sense of guilt, the fear of future transgression must necessarily arise, so that we cannot but shrink back from temptation, and cry unto our God to be delivered from it. But the seventh and last petition sums up all. It takes up salvation as a whole comprehensive idea. It embraces and seeks it at once, Deliver Us From Evil. As the whole prayer is breathed in the spirit of the communion of saints, so at the last we find brought into immediate contrast the opposing spirits of good and evil; of the Church of God, and of the men of this world; of the kingdom of Christ, and of the kingdom of the wicked one. Lead us not into temptation, But Deliver Us From Evil. It is by this that our consummation is to be obtained, and all fear of temptation itself done away. For we are not to suppose that we deprecate here merely that which mankind in general calls evil, and would avoid as such. True indeed we do so name many things--want o...
Title:Sermons on the Lord's PrayerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217554288

ISBN - 13:9780217554282