Village Discourses On Important Subjects

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJohn Cennick

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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.1819 Excerpt: ... DISCOURSE XXV. THE DEMONIAC. Hi mhr Luke viii. 37. Return to thine own house, and shew how great things Cod hath done unto thee. A MAN who had before been possessed with a legion of devils, was set at liberty by our Saviour, and sitting at his feet clothed and in his right mind, when observing his merciful Deliverer about to enter into a ship, and to depart from that country, intreated him to let him go along with him; but our Saviour, for his own wise and best reasons, would not suffer it then, but said to him, in the words of the text, '" Return to thine own house, and shew how great things God hath done unto thee;" or, as St. Mark relates it, " Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee," Mark v. 19. There was something very singular in this man's disorder, the manner of his cure, and deliverance, as well as in our Lord's not suffering him to go with him, of all which I purpose to consider a little, before I speak directly of the words of the text. We have no room to doubt of many wonderful possessions besides this and others in the time of our Saviour, in the first ages of the church, in the days of the reformation, and even now in our own time. K 2 Exorcisms Exorcisms were frequently used among the primitive Christians; with fastings and prayers they sought the deliverance of such people, and certainly found the prayers of faith availed much in such cases. 1 see no reason why the gift of casting out devils, and dispossessing evil spirits in the name of the Lord Jesus, should not now be given, as well as formerly, unless on account of the incredulity of this sinful and adulterous generation, who atheistically would either mock at the cure, as if it was mere imposture and art, or pr...

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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.1819 Excerpt: ... DISCOURSE XXV. THE DEMONIAC. Hi mhr Luke viii. 37. Return to thine own house, and shew how great things Cod hath done unto thee....

Format:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217953778

ISBN - 13:9780217953771

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