The Church Visible in All Ages by Charlotte Elizabeth

The Church Visible in All Ages

byCharlotte Elizabeth

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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. 1845. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X. THE DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH. ' I Have told you, my children,' said Mrs. Willis, ' some especial points of the great difference between us and the Romish church. I have now to bring before you another, so important, that were it the only one, we could not give it up without endangering the salvation of our souls. Indeed, we must give up with it the very ground of our faith.' ' What is it, mamma? ' ' You will understand it better when you have answered a few questions that I am going to put; and answer them from the scriptures. You must show me from God's own hoi' word the truth and certainty of what I hope you will be enabled to say.' ' We are all ready, mamma, with our dear bibles: pray go on, for we like you to question us; and we trust the Lord will enable us to answer rightly.' ' Well, then, tell me, What is man's condition in the sight of God? Man, I mean, as he now is, and has been since our first parents forsook their own mercies by rebelling against the Most High. What is man?' ' A sinner,' was the reply: and each brought a text to prove it. Robert read Rom. iii. 10. " There is none righteous, no, not one." Frank gave Psalm li. 5. " Behold, I was shapen in iniquity, and in sin did my mother conceive me." Thomas brought James iii. 2. " In many thing9 we offend all:" and Fanny showed, Rom. v. 12. " Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned." ' And how are such sinners to find acceptance with God, my dear children 1' " By faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, "said they. ' What!' replied their mamma, ' without any help from their own good works? ' Robert answered, ' " By grace ye are saved, through faith, and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God. Not o...

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Title:The Church Visible in All AgesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217074332

ISBN - 13:9780217074339

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