True Religion; Sermons by Frederic William FarrarTrue Religion; Sermons by Frederic William Farrar

True Religion; Sermons

byFrederic William Farrar

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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. 1899. Excerpt: ... VII HE THAT OVERCOMETH VII HE THAT OVERCOMETH1 "He that overcometh shall inherit all things."--Rev. xxi. 7. He that overcometh--what? The answer is supplied in many passages of the writings of St. John. The promise is to him who overcometh the spiritual enemies of man--the world, the flesh, and the devil; the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, the pride of life. To them who thus overcome are promised white raiment, and the water of life, and the hidden manna, and an unfading crown, and the morning star. In the next verse they are contrasted with those unhappy ones who are overcome. These are described in four pairs--the cowards, who are afraid to do their duty, and the unfaithful who are false to it; the abominable and the murderous; the depraved and the devilish; the idolaters of the world and all who love lies. No crown, no palm, no hidden manna, no water of life for these; their part not only shall be, but already is, in that gehenna of wicked hearts which is the second death! 2. "He that overcometh "--what? That which 1 Preached at St. Mary's, Cambridge, June 14, 1896. each of us has to overcome may be summed up yet more briefly: it may be compressed into a single monosyllable--he that overcometh self. In selfconquest all other spiritual conquest is involved; he that has gained perfect self-mastery is the most supreme of kings. "Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control, These three alone lead men to sovereign power." 3. In the window of a room in Queen's College, Oxford, is an inscription recording that the room was once occupied by our young hero-prince, Henry V., who is finely described as Victor hostiwm et sui, "Conqueror, not only of his enemies, but of himself." He conquered his enemies in the glorious victory of Azincour; but the conqu...
Title:True Religion; SermonsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217411886

ISBN - 13:9780217411882