The Three Divine Sisters; Faith, Hope, and Charity. the Leaven, or a Direction to Heaven. a Crucifix, or a Sermon Upon the Passion. Semper Idem, or th

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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. 1847 Excerpt: ...the wall," Rev. xxi. 17, I might say something to the description of this city. But how can darkness speak of that light? or the base country of earth describe the glorious court of heaven?" Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God," Psal. lxxxvii. 3. Glorious cities have been, and are in the world....
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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. 1847 Excerpt: ...the wall," Rev. xxi. 17, I might say something to the description of this city. But how can darkness speak of that light? or the base country of earth describe the glorious court of heaven?" Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God," Psal. lxxxvii. 3. Glorious cities have been, and are in the world. Rome was eminently famous; all her citizens like so many kings; yet was it observed, WXc homines mori, that men did die there. But in this city there is no dying. Mors non erit ultra. "There shall be no more death," Rev. xxi. 4. I will narrow up my discourse, to consider in this city only three things. ( Situation. The-(Society. (Glory. The Situation. It is placed above; "Jerusalem which is above is free, the mother of us all," Gal. iv. 26. Heaven is in excelsis. "His foundation is in the holy mountains," Psal. lxxxvii. 1. So was Jerusalem seated on earth, to figure this city; built on the "Quarry of heaven," Dan. ii; "on sapphires, emeralds, and chrysolites," Rev. xxi. There is a heaven now over our heads, but it shall "wax old as a garment," Heb. i. 11. It is corruptible, and so combustible. This city is eternal; Mount Sion, never to be moved; a kingdom never to be shaken. We are now under this lower heaven, then this shall be under us. That which is our canopy, shall be our pavement. The Society. The king that rules there, is one Almighty God, in three distinct persons. He made this city for himself. "In his presence is the fulness of joy, and pleasures at his right hand for evermore," Psal. xvi. 11. If he gave such a house as this world is to his enemies, what, may we think, hath he provided for himself and his friends? But will God dwell there alone? He is never al...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150100499
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 106
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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