The power of the keys, and other sermons

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byWalter Lowe Clay

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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: ... THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. (Preached on Whit-Sunday,. 1860.) Acts Ii. 17. And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out My Spirit upon all flesh. "Upon all flesh " you mark, for that word " all" is the pith of the text. St. Peter standing in the streets of Jerusalem, and speaking to the crowd as the Spirit gave him utterance, proclaimed the beginning of a new dispensation, proclaimed that the Church of God which had hitherto been elect, was henceforth to be Catholic, that the last days had come in which the Spirit was to be poured out upon all flesh. For in former days there had been no universal outpouring of the Holy Ghost. Here and there only His workings had been manifest. The Spirit had striven with the apostate world that perished in the Flood. The humility of Abel, the holiness of Enoch, the faith of Noah, and the obedience of Abraham had been the fruits of the Spirit. The Spirit had chosen one particular people, and brought them up out of Egyptian bondage into the pleasant land of Canaan. And faithless and stubborn as the elect people proved, the light of the Spirit had still burnt among them, flickering and wavering indeed at times, but never quenched. And outside the precincts of the Jewish Church, the Spirit had all along been lighting up dark places. Whatsoever things had been true, whatsoever things had been honest, lovely, pure, and of good report in the heathen world,--Eoman manliness, Greek intellect, Oriental devotion,--all these things had been the offspring of the Spirit's life and power. But as yet the outpourings had been but partial. Foul and rampant sin grew and grew amain: misery flourished side by side with sin throughout the whole human race: all creation groaned and travailed together. From heathendom, rotting...

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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: ... THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. (Preached on Whit-Sunday,. 1860.) Acts Ii. 17. And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I w...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217631126

ISBN - 13:9780217631129

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