Vintage Gleanings; Selections From Sermons, Delivered By J. H. Evans. Gathered From Sermons…

Paperback | January 15, 2012

byJames Harington Evans

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1850. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Those inward inconsistencies! which the eye of God is upon, but which the heart of God for Do not go to a throne of grace with desires that can be satisfied with a refusal. Broken-hearted confidence! we want no other. David never calls God Father: that is a New Testament blessing for us weak children. God says it--I believe it. Reason! I want it not: all my reason wants, is to know what is the mind of God in his Word. Ye are waiting for evidences--do not put them in the wrong place. Faith comes before evidences. I don't believe that any man knows the sweetness of the promise, who underrates the sanctity of the precept. Oh! what is the weight of a spiritual mind! Our want of tenderness to others, springs too oft from our high thoughts of self. I am sure that the faith which taketh the Lord Jesus without a work, is the only faith which will bring forth a good work. "A good hope," is that of which God the Holy Ghost is the author. As it comes from God, so it leads to God; works by love and purifies the heart. That is a good hope; none other is worth having. There is not a want, however minute, but there is a promise in the covenant of grace to meet it; and, great as Jesus is in the promise, he is greater in the fulfilment. Nothing is trifling to God which concerns ihee. Everything that concerneth thee, concerneth Him; whatever is a care to thee, becomes at once a care to Him. The tear that the broken-hearted sinner sheds at the cross of Christ, hath more of the element of happiness in it, than all the laughter of a scornful world; even the dark side of our Lord's hill hath more of brightness in it, than the brightness of ten thousand worlds. A single note may be beautiful, a single note often is; but what is it to the beauty of the full chord? and what is that full...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1850. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Those inward inconsistencies! which the eye of God is upon, but which the heart of God for Do not go to a throne of grace with desire...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217142907

ISBN - 13:9780217142908

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