Family and Parish
General Books LLC, 2012 - 400 pages
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. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ... you e acknowledged it perhaps as others do, lie a blessed and glorious gospel, but: n we say to you, what has it done for:1 has it really convinced you of your? has it broken your hearts? has it ten down your self-righteousness, and: self-confidence and self-love within, which nothing else could ever shake? it filled you with self-loathing? has it sed the world to seem poor to you, and ist precious, and heaven near? has it le a breach between you and all sin, put within you a hungering and thirstafter righteousness, which nothing but iteousness can satisfy?--when we ask such questions as these, and you say o" to them, or wish to put them away give us no answer at all, then we must you s you look forward to years to, that darkness hangs over them; we w no more how it will be with you when year ends, than we know whether the which ends it, will be a cloudy or a: ht one. O may the God of all grace te in you this year, or rather this day, e and prayerful thought!" What shall I I What shall I drink? Wherewithal II be clothed t Where shall I bestow fruits and my goods V Beloved brethhave done with these miserable quess Put them aside. Take up others, here am I? What am I? Where what shall I be when all my years on h are ended? Will it be well with me le last, or would it have been good for never to have been born?" These are itions worth the asking. 0 that you felt them to be such! O that from this moment you may never know one hour's rest, till you have obtained from the living God something like a peaceful answer to them! SERMON IX. THB FIRST SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY. CHRIST THE DESIRE AND GLORY OF HIS CHURCH. Haggai Ii. 6, 7.--" Thus saith the Lord of hosts. Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the...
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