The Better Land; Or, The Believer's Journey And Future Home

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byAugustus Charles Thompson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...of praying ones have saved many a city and country from destruction; on the other, one Achan has often troubled the whole camp, and brought down plagues upon an entire community. Now, when the Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity; when nothing shall longer prevent the displays of divine munificence,--no personal demerit of saints, or anything in their social relations,--what glory will be revealed in them! B it there is something more certain than conjeeture. Inspiration speaks of "A far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory: " a weight of glory; an exceeding weight of glory; yes, a far more than hyperbolical weight of glory. Let hyperbole be piled upon hyperbole, the language of earth can never convey that inexpressible weight of future glory. It is called " so great salvation," and reference is made not only to the exalted character of the Saviour, and the magnitude of those displays which attended his mission, but also to results, future as well as present, in the experience of all saints. Partly, at least, on this account, is it called "a great salvation." But how great, is not and cannot be told. The sacred writer leaves it, saying, " so great salvation." Glorious things are indeed spoken concerning Zion, the city of our God. Again: " The creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God." It is not only liberty, but glorious liberty. There will be complete emancipation from the bondage of sin and Satan, the flesh and the world. And this deliverance of the children of God is so illustrious that the whole irrational world is represented as looking anxiously f;r it, as...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...of praying ones have saved many a city and country from destruction; on the other, one Achan has often troubled...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217887678

ISBN - 13:9780217887670

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