The Works Of The Rev. Joseph Bingham, M.a. Volume 10; The French Church's Apology For The Church…

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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: ... A DISCOURSE ON THE MERCY OF GOD. PSALM 103, 13. As a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him. As there is no quality in God more amiable in itself, or more comfortable in its consideration to human nature, than the attribute of mercy: so there is nothing the Scripture seems more emphatically to impress upon us a firm belief and a right apprehension of than this. It represents God as delighting and glorying in this character, that he is "merciful and gracious, long-suffering, and abundant in goodness and truth; keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity, transgression, and sin:" as God proclaimed before Moses at Mount Sinai. (Exod. 34, 6.) And the more to make us sensible of this, it condescends to speak to us in the most familiar way, raising ideas of God's mercy in us by things that we are most intimately acquainted with; comparing the actions and disposition of God to those of a tender and compassionate Father towards his children: this is very pathetically represented by our Saviour in the Parable of the Prodigal Son, (Luke 15,) and here by the Psalmist in the text, "As a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him." From which words my design is to speak of the mercy of God, not in general, as it relates to all his creatures, "for his mercy is over all his works," but as it particularly relates to penitent sinners, who are here described under the character of " them that fear him." In doing this I shall, I. Give'some eminent instances of God's signal pity and mercy toward penitent sinners: II. Obviate and answer some difficulties which often make penitent sinners think they want God's mercy when they really enjoy it: III. Apply the discourse in some practical and moral reflections. I. In speaking...

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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: ... A DISCOURSE ON THE MERCY OF GOD. PSALM 103, 13. As a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him. As the...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.36 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217895115

ISBN - 13:9780217895118

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