Wells and Palm Trees, Cool Water and Abundant Rest on Life's Rough Way

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byCharles Frederic Aked

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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. 1908. Excerpt: ... WITH CHRIST AT HOME "Now Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a feVer."--Mark f j 30. HE significance of this incident for us will be found when we have noted its exact position, in point of time, in the life of our Lord. Jesus knew Himself to be the Christ. He had entered upon His public ministry. He had been baptised in Jordan, and as He came forth from the baptismal waters He had heard a voice from Heaven saying, "This is my beloved Son; in Thee I am well pleased." He had been driven by the Spirit that possessed Him utterly into the wilderness, and there, through the long "temptation" of the forty days, had determined His course, had thought out the first steps of the Path of Sorrows that ultimately brought Him to' the Gross. He had preached the gospel of God in Galilee. He had attracted to Himself young men who were to be in after life His gifted apostles, to bear His word to all ends of the earth, to live and die for Him. Having gathered around Him some of the ardent souls who were to form this apostolate, the evangelist Mark represents Him as entering into the Synagogue and teaching the people. This is His first announcement of Himself after the "call" to His Disciples. It may be said to be His earliest official utterance. And His first work, after this proclamation of Himself to the Church of His day, is a simple act of kindness to one of His chosen friends in the privacy of that friend's own home. To many of us, the thought of the religion of Jesus as a universal religion brings an irresistible charm. We would exhaust language, if we could, in telling out the glory of the empire of Jesus Christ. His faith is for all men, all nations, all ages. The one Imperialism for which its purest citizen need not blush, which can transform its meanest into priest...

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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. 1908. Excerpt: ... WITH CHRIST AT HOME "Now Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a feVer."--Mark f j 30. HE significance of this incident for us wil...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217653529

ISBN - 13:9780217653527

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