Songs, Poems and Prose

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byJohn Wheaton Evans Tapper

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1897. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTORY REMARKS TO THE READER. In the following pages I have endeavoured to set forth in as brief, lucid, and honest a manner as I am capable of, the Christian Belief and Sacraments. The conclusions arrived at are the result of much personal experience, careful study of the Bible, and corroboration from the same and other sources. In obtaining these, I find I have instructed and educated myself not a little, and so, in a certain degree, have been repaid for the trouble taken in their production. I myself unfeignedly believe the statements herein expressed, and I have the temerity to hope that any Christian who reads, marks, learns, and inwardly digests them, may, with some degree of confidence, be able to give a good and sufficient reason for the belief and hopes which are within him or her. Should this result be the fruition of my efforts, I shall rejoice, for I shall then know that the book has not been written in vain, and that knowledge will also be some recompense for the time, study, effort, and expense expended on it. I dare say not a few will wonder to see prose of such a theological and religious nature in a book of songs and poems. Well, my reasons for placing it here are as follows: I most certainly believe in Sin, the Atonement, the Spiritual Kingdom of Christ here below, and the Future Life beyond the grave. Now, believing thus, their study is to me the most important thing in the world, all other sinking into insignificance in comparison therewith. Therefore it is small wonder that I have caused these teachings to appear in the first and, perchance, the only book I may ever publish or produce. It is quite possible, however, should the book prove a success, that they may be issued in a cheaper form, with the addition of one or more essays of a ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1897. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTORY REMARKS TO THE READER. In the following pages I have endeavoured to set forth in as brief, lucid, and honest a manner as...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217795870

ISBN - 13:9780217795876

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