Sunday Half-hour With The Great Preachers; With A Biographical Notices, And An Index

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byMichael Laird Simons

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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. 1871. Excerpt: ... the wilderness to rejoice the hearts of men. Ministers who have toiled disheartened, for years and years sowing the seed, as they fancied, upon the rock where it baffled the skill of the husbandman, have been bringing their sheaves with the reaper's bursting gladness, and everything has told that the moral summer of the world has been coming. And what is it all? Oh! just the flowing of the ancient river coming past our homesteads, its waters sparkling in the healing sun, and the melody of the daughters of music on its banks, making glad the city of our God. Now, brethren, if this be so, there are two solemn thoughts here. Do not rejoice in the progress and forget the application: the one encourages our trust, the other reminds us of our responsibility. If it be really so that God has appointed that this Gospel should spread and progress in the world, and if we get fastened into our spirits a conviction that this Gospel shall and must triumph, the only thing for us to mind is that we are in the partnership, in order that, as workers together with God, we may be sure and have our share in the recompense when the sowers and the reapers shall rejoice together. Oh! if we could only get this thought fastened into our spirits, we should be preserved from unusual elation in the time of apparent prosperity, and from unusual depression in times of apparent languor. Opposition may crumble into dust, or, like mountains.of ice, may melt before the warmth of the sun, while public opinion, changeful ever and always, may applaud the heroism or laugh at the fanaticism of the Church; legislation may benefit or may brand godliness (it has done both, and it will do both again with equal heartiness and with equal facility); the choicest of the Church's youth may press into th...

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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. 1871. Excerpt: ... the wilderness to rejoice the hearts of men. Ministers who have toiled disheartened, for years and years sowing the seed, as t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.55 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217060528

ISBN - 13:9780217060523

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