The Christian emigrant

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJohn Leifchild

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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.1849 Excerpt: ... PART III. SHORT DISCOURSES FOR FAMILIES OR LARGER COMPANIES. REPENTANCE. "God commandeth all men everywhere to repent."--Acta xvii. 30. Although we are not saved by repentance, as a meritorious cause, yet no one ever was or ever will be saved without it, as an indispensable condition or qualification. "Except ye repent," is the declaration of infallible truth, "ye shall all likewise perish." It is, therefore, of the first importance to inquire into the nature of the repentance demanded; to examine ourselves for the purpose of seeing whether or not we are possessed of it, and if not, to seek out the means of obtaining it, and of being urged to make instant application to them for that purpose. This is not a point that allows of being treated with indifference. "It is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life." Repentance is a state of mind into which an individual is brought by the operations of the Holy Spirit, through the discoveries of Divine truth. These discoveries are such as are made only by the gospel revelation, partially in the Old Testament, and fully in the New. There we see the holiness of the Divine Being, the evil nature of sin, the punishment decreed for it in a future state, and the amazing sufferings of the Son of God in our nature on its account, to free us from undergoing that punishment, and to put us in possession of forgiveness and salvation, on our repentance and faith in him. By the discoveries thus applied, we are brought to repentance; that is, a change of mind on the subject of our fallen state taking place in the judgment, will, and affections, and influencing the whole of our future life. Let us see, then, that we have such repentance. To prevent mistake, which here would be fatal, we must point out the marks of a fallac...

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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.1849 Excerpt: ... PART III. SHORT DISCOURSES FOR FAMILIES OR LARGER COMPANIES. REPENTANCE. "God commandeth all men everywhere to repent."--Acta xv...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217572545

ISBN - 13:9780217572545

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