The believer's joy and rejoicing, a poem by J. ArmitageThe believer's joy and rejoicing, a poem by J. Armitage

The believer's joy and rejoicing, a poem

byJ. Armitage

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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. 1818. Excerpt: ... CHAP. V. chrirt. I. I Am Come Into My Garden, My Sister My Spouse J I Have Gathered My Myrrh With My Spice; I Have Eaten My HoneyComb With My Honey; I Have Drunk My Wine With My Milk (f); Eat, 0 Friends, Yea, Drink Abundantly, O BELOVED (g). (f) The Lnrd Jesus is ever ready to fulfil the desires of them that fear him (Psalm cxlv. 19), because those very desires are implanted in their souls, by the secret operations of his own divine spirit, and hence we find the call of the Church in the close of the last chapter answered in the very opening of this:--the Lord hath graciously condescended to visit his garden (his visible Church on earth), and hath received and accepted the prayers, praises, and thanksgiving of believers, and smiled with complacency on the works of love and fruits of righteousness wrought in them, and by them, and expresses himself well satisfied therewith, when he com pates them to myrrh, spices, honey, and the honeycomb, things which, however highly esteemed here, were and Come to my garden!--Oh, my spouse! 'Tis there I ever love to dwell; To make each opening flower disclose, That grace which budding blossoms swell. My presence 'twas thy soul did cheer, My spirit did thy prayer indite; Caus'd thee to wish thy Saviour near, And made thy lisping tongue invite. are held in much higher estimation in the eastern countries, where the scriptures were written. But, pray reader, remark, Jesus does not ascribe these pleasant fruits to the Church, but to himself--his language is, my myrrh, my spice, &c. and such indeed they are; for every good thing which we possess or perform, proceedelh from him, without whom we can do nothing.--John xv. 5; and i. 16; 1 Cor. iv. 7; and Rev. iii. 18; but all the fruits that spring from ourselves without Christ, a...
Title:The believer's joy and rejoicing, a poemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217622143

ISBN - 13:9780217622141