The Great Texts Of The Bible Volume 6;  Isaiah by James HastingsThe Great Texts Of The Bible Volume 6;  Isaiah by James Hastings

The Great Texts Of The Bible Volume 6; Isaiah

byJames Hastings

Paperback | May 17, 2012

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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. 1910 Excerpt: ...the Lord shall obtain a marvellous addition to their resources. Their life shall be endowed with mysterious but most real equipment. They shall obtain wings. We do well when picturing the angel presences to endow them with wings. At the best it is a clumsy symbolism, but all symbolisms of eternal things are clumsy and ineffective. And what do we mean by wings? We mean that life has gained new powers, extraordinary capacity; the old self has received heavenly addition, endowing it with nimbleness, buoyancy, strength. We used to sing in our childhood, "I want to be an angel." I am afraid the sentiment was often poor and unworthy, and removed our thoughts rather to a world that is to be than to the reality by which we are surrounded to-day. But it is right to wish to be an angel if by that wish we aspire after angelic powers and seek for angels' wings. It is right to long for their powers of flight, their capacity to soar to the heights. We may have the angels' wings. Wing-power is not only the reward of those who are redeemed out of time and emancipated from death, and who have entered into the larger life of the unseen glory, but it is the prerogative of you and me. "They that wait upon the Lord... shall mount up with wings." Waiting upon the Lord will enable us to share the angels' fellowship, to feed on angels' food, and to acquire the angels' power of wing. "They shall mount up with wings as eagles." The saints of God are mountaineers, mounting up to higher and purer air than can be found on earth. Their "citizenship is in heaven." Their great delight is to be with the Lord on the mount; they are glad to be able in heart and mind to sit with Jesus Christ in the heavenlies, holding communion with their Father and His...
Title:The Great Texts Of The Bible Volume 6; IsaiahFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.36 inPublished:May 17, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1236034392

ISBN - 13:9781236034397