The True Catholic Churchman, In His Life, And In His Death; The Sermons And Poetical Remains. To…

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byBenjamin Davis Winslow

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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.1841 Excerpt: ... SERMON. LOOKING UNTO JESUS. Hebrew xii. 2. Scarcely an hour before that dear one, whose dust we yesterday committed to the dust, became immortal, when I spoke to him of "the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world," he turned his eyes to heaven, and with emphatic gesture pointed upward. He was "looking unto Jesus." He had looked to Him,rthrough all his life, so brief, so beautiful, as "the sacrifice for sin," not only, but "an ensample of godly living." He looked to Him through all the stages of his tedious and distressing sickness, as the Author of his faith, and the source of his consolation. And, in the hour of death, when his flesh and his strength failed him, with heart, and eye, and hand, he looked to Him, his crucified Redeemer, as the God of his salvation. I know with what a radiant glory every page of Holy Scripture is invested, in the light of that transcendent truth, Jesus Is God!, I know with what a clear, distinct, and trumpet tone, the Church's voice has, "through the ages all along,"1 proclaimed him "God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God."2 I know with what resistless eloquence the master minds of our theology have set forth the redemption by the Cross; and with what unquestionable arguments they have demonstrated the offering of his blood there made, to be "a full, perfect, and sufficient sacrifice, oblation and satisfaction for the sins of the whole world."3 But in the holy life of that young man, crowned by a death so holy; and in the simple gesture, so sublime in its simplicity, which confided all, without a word, for life, and death, and immortality, to the protection of the Cross, I feel a testimony to its truth and power, which words can never bear: and I come before you, my beloved brethren, from that serene dea...

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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.1841 Excerpt: ... SERMON. LOOKING UNTO JESUS. Hebrew xii. 2. Scarcely an hour before that dear one, whose dust we yesterday committed to the dust,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217759602

ISBN - 13:9780217759601

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