Theology; Explained And Defended, In A Series Of Sermons Volume 1

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byTimothy Dwight

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1825 edition. Excerpt: ... of infinite good-will, which the Universe has ever beheld. When Christians approach the table of their communion, they approach it, to commemorate their Saviour. What do they commemorate? His life, and death, and resurrection, and exaltation: a life of humiliation, suffering, and sorrow; a death of shame, and agony; a resurrection to endless life; an exaltation to infinite glory. Whither has he gone? To Heaven. Whither are they going? To the same happy world. In my Father's house, said this Divine Person, as he was advancing near to the grave, are many mansions. If it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. Andifl go, and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. Can Christians, then, tail to look often to that delightful world, where their Saviour dwells, and where they are all finally to be assembled in his presence? Will not the remembrance of the fulness of joy, the pleasures which flow for ever in this region of Immortality, awaken in the most ardent manner, their admiration, their love, their gratitude, and their praise, to Him, who formed it in the beginning; who stored it with glory, life, and joy; who ascended the cross, that he might open its everlasting doors, for their admission to its infinite blessings. To enhance all these views and affections, let them remember also, that in the same wonderful manner he redeemed them from the deplorable character of sin, and the miseries of perdition. That Divine Spirit, who renews them in righteousness, and true holiness, unto every good work, entered upon this benevolent office, only in consequence of the Mediation of Christ. But for this Mediation, no child of Adam would ever have been...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1825 edition. Excerpt: ... of infinite good-will, which the Universe has ever beheld. When Christians approach the table of their communi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:262 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.55 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217900887

ISBN - 13:9780217900881

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