Terse talk on timely topics

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byHenry Varley

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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. 1884. Excerpt: ... subsidence of the storm, and the shipwrecked mariner will be safely brought to land. I would utilize his escape for a lesson in the things of God Shall we not distinguish between safety and comfort; bstween the sailor's deliverance and his fear and exhaustion? The rock reached, and he was safe; but wet, and cold, and weary! How fresh the sense of terror out of which he has just come; but he is safe. He will feel well and comfortable also when clothed, and fed, and protected by a sheltering home. All this is desirable, but our friend was saved when he reached the rock. How many there are who do not distinguish between the fact and the comfort of God's salvation. Friend, rest on Christ Jesus, the Bock of Ages. Sing it again and yet again, "Rock of ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself in Thee." And whether comfortable feelings possess thy heart and life or not, be sure that if thou art resting on the Eock of Ages, the Lord Jesus Christ, thou art saved. Is there not a Cause?--Christian, why stultify yourself, why hinder your growth by restraining prayer? Is it not the expression of the truest faith, "All my springs are in Thee"? Have you not often sung with deepest meaning, "I need Thee every hour "? Are not the tender words of Christ, " Without Me ye can do nothing," in entire accordance with your experience?" Instant in prayer," intelligent and comprehensive requests, presented to God with expectant confidence, is the absolute requirement of your daily life. Mark this well! Confront yourself with it, until the habit of your daily, hourly life, becomes a turning to God. "Pray without ceasing" is neither metaphor nor hyperbole, nor is such a condition irrational or impossible. Christian life is the life of God. inbreathed hourly, nay, momentarily, all along...

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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. 1884. Excerpt: ... subsidence of the storm, and the shipwrecked mariner will be safely brought to land. I would utilize his escape for a lesson i...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217060625

ISBN - 13:9780217060622

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