The Immaculate Conception Of The Mother Of God, An Exposition

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byWilliam Bernard Ullathorne

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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.1855 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX. CONCLUSION. The sum and conclusion which results from this exposition is, that the Immaculate Conception of the Mother of our Redeemer is as ancient as the mystery of the Redemption. It forms a component part of that grand scheme of human reparation disposed before the ages in the allconceiving mind of Eternal Wisdom. The first intonations of the mystery reach our ears from the earthly Paradise. The words of the Almighty resound across the ages from the Book of Genesis. And amidst the cries of woe and distress from our apostate progenitors, amidst God's terrible denunciations of their crime, amidst the tempest of maledictions which come pouring on the world, amidst the awful curses with which the wrath of the Eternal overwhelms the infernal author of our ruin, there breathe tender notes of His love for man, which prelude the solution of the world's catastrophe. They announce the coming of a new Mother, a Mother of life, a Mother who, as well as her offspring, shall be victorious over the devil, and shall pass untouched by his evil powers to the fulfilment of her great office, And the first intimation of the Gospel of peace is the proclamation of that Immaculate Mother. And as the Old Testament begins by proclaiming her, so the New Testament begins with words addressed to her from Heaven:--Hail, full of grace. The Lord is with thee. That is, as an ancient Father writes, "Hail, formed in grace.""-Hail, in whom God always dwells. Hail, whose grace is coextensive with thy nature. And thus from the beginning the truth was sown both in the minds of the Fathers and in the hearts of the faithful. But there were some doctrines, which, for the attaining of the mystery of salvation, shone forth at once, like the sun in the mid-day, through the preaching o...

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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.1855 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX. CONCLUSION. The sum and conclusion which results from this exposition is, that the Immaculate Conception of the Mot...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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