The Great Preparation, Or Redemption Draweth Nigh

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJohn Cumming

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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.1864 Excerpt: ... us merge and forget the deformity that cleaves more or less to us all. Let me suppose that from this stand-point you are looking down upon this world, and all that is transpiring in the midst of it in connection with the people of God, and the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ. You would discover in that pure light and from that lofty observatory, that there is no such monstrous thing in the world as chance. A hair does not fall from the head without God's permission, and cognizance, aud regard. A tear drops not from the orphan's eye that God does not watch and takf notice of. In the magnificent record of facts by Colonel Edwards in relation to India, he shows that in that dread scene through which we passed, and out of which we emerged, and of which I hope we shall never have any recurrence, the very facts which the world called lucky chances were responses to the finger of God; and whilst the world was thinking only of chance, and accident, and contingency, and a thousand things, God is proved to have been in all that was microscopically minute, in all that was magnificently great. If any one incident in that marvellous history had dropped from the chain that binds India to Eng. land, India had been lost, and our Queen had parted with the brightest gem in her imperial crown. But we need not Colonel Edwards to teach us that there is no chance. Grant to me that there is chance in the turning of a straw, and I will demonstrate to you, with irresistible logic, that there is chance in the upsetting of a throne or the government of an empire. Prove to me that a sparrow can fall wing-wearied to the earth without God's arranging it, and I will prove to you that thrones can be upset, dyuasties upheaved, a continent convulsed, souls lost, and God ignorant and unconce...

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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.1864 Excerpt: ... us merge and forget the deformity that cleaves more or less to us all. Let me suppose that from this stand-point you are looking...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217081592

ISBN - 13:9780217081597

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