The True And The False; A Topical Study Of The Christ

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byThomas Corwin Chapman

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1914. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... IN THE FIRST PLACE. A True Vision of the True Christ, is fundamental to True Repentance and True Faith, and hence to Salvation. The conviction of the writer, amounting to a certainty that there is abroad in the land a false Christ, a false repentance and a false faith, has led to the publication of this book. Its chief object is to induce the reader to go to Christ as the Supreme Teacher, and learn of Him. If you can get at it better, you might use in the place of "vision," the word "conception," "perception," "knowledge," or "understanding" of Christ who is "God manifest in the flesh." The thought may be communicated in various ways: By direct revelation, by a Study of Christ as hereinafter attempted, by the preaching of Christ so as to convey a true vision of his Personality, by contact with those who have been with Christ and "learned of Him," who thus become "living epistles, known and read of all men," and whose lives are a constant rebuke to sin; and I will not say that it cannot come to us without apparent means, for it is always brought to us by the Holy Spirit, and what "ways and means" He may employ I dare not say. In illustration here is the case of Job: In his last chapter he said, "I have heard of Thee by the hearing of the ear, but now mine eye SEETH Thee. Where4 ::.*: /:" .-THE .TRCE And The False fore I ABHOR MYSELF, AND REPENT IN DUST AND ASHES.' Thus what hearing could not do nor long and intense suffering accomplish, a TRUE VISION of the Lord performed with great thoroughness. It made the righteous Job abhor himself and repent in dust and ashes. And there is Jacob: A reading of Genesis from the twenty-fifth to and including the thirty-second chapter, discloses the sad fact that he was a consumate crook up to the time when "there wrestled...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1914. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... IN THE FIRST PLACE. A True Vision of the True Christ, is fundamental to True Repentance and True Faith, and hence to Salvation. The c...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217110983

ISBN - 13:9780217110983

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