Voices of the dead by John Cumming

Voices of the dead

byJohn Cumming

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1854. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. THE GREAT DELIVERANCE. When to the cross I turn mine eyes, And rest on Calvary, 0 Lamb of God. my sacrifice, I must remember thee ! " Through faith he " (Moses) " kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the first-born should touch them." -- Hebrews 11 : 28 Nothing magnanimous or noble is done on the earth that is not done through something out of self. There is nothing that gives glory to God, or lasting benefit to mankind, that is not, in some way, the child and the creation of faith. By faith, the least things recorded by St. Paul, in Heb. 11, were done. By faith, the greatest things were not left undone. " Through faith, Moses kept the passover : " the word translated " kept" is rendered differently in other passages of Scripture. It is, literally, Moses " made the passover." It is translated, in another place, " ordained the passover." It is the same word that is employed by the evangelist, when he declares that " the Lord ordained twelve," or, literally translated, " made twelve." In Matthew 26 : 18, the same word is rendered, " I will keep the passover; " it does not mean, therefore, that Moses invented the passover, but that by faith he kept what God had previously prescribed as an ordinance of his own. Faith ascends to the highest, and descends to regulate and control the very lowliest things. It is a great mistake that only the grand things of Christian life are done by faith, and that the little things, so called, of Christian life, may be left to themselves. True religion, and the faith which is the exponent of that true religion, goes with the whole force and splendor of a celestial power into the commonest walks, and to adjust the most ordinary duties, of every-day Christian life. It is by faith a ...

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Title:Voices of the deadFormat:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217955118

ISBN - 13:9780217955119

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