The Young Communicant's Catechism: With Questions and Counsel for Young Converts

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John C. Totten, 1830 - 92 Seiten
 

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Seite 39 - Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; Blow upon my garden, That the spices thereof may flow out.
Seite 91 - NOW begin the heavenly theme. Sing aloud in Jesus' name ; Ye, who his salvation prove, Triumph in redeeming love. 2 Ye, who see the Father's grace Beaming in the Saviour's face, As to Canaan on ye move, Praise, and bless redeeming love. 3 Mourning souls ! dry up your tears ; Banish all your sinful fears ; See your guilt and curse remove, — Cancelled by redeeming love.
Seite 92 - HAIL, my ever blessed Jesus ! Only Thee I wish to sing ; To my soul Thy name is precious, Thou my Prophet, Priest, and King : Oh, what mercy flows from heaven ! Oh, what joy and happiness ! Love I much "! I've much forgiven ; I'ma miracle of grace...
Seite 89 - SINNERS, obey the gospel word ; Haste to the supper of my Lord ; Be wise to know your gracious day ; All things are ready, — come away. 2 Ready the Father is to own, And kiss his late-returning son; Ready your loving Saviour stands, And spreads for you his bleeding hands. 3 Ready the Spirit of his love, Just now the stony to remove ; To' apply and witness with the blood, And wash and seal the sons of God.
Seite 89 - To apply and witness with the blood, And wash and seal the sons of God. 4 Ready for you the angels wait, To triumph in your blest estate ; Tuning their harps, they long to praise The wonders of redeeming grace.
Seite 84 - Do not suppose that any evidence of a gracious etate, which at present you may think you possess, will release you from the necessity of maintaining a constant vigilance in time to come ; nor from repeated examinations and trials of yourself even to the end of life. Many marks and evidences of a gracious state are set down by pious writers. But they must all come to this : to ascertain what is your prevalent temper and character; whether, on the whole, you are increasing in satisfaction, or not ?...
Seite 84 - And if your religion does not produce these effects, although you may talk of inward comfort?, and even of raptures, you have great reason to fear that the whole is a delusion, and that the root of the matter is not in you. " Herein (said the • Saviour) is my father glorified, that ye bear much fruit, so shall ye be my disciples.
Seite 37 - Eucharistic mystery and its importance for the life of those who are its ministers. Today I take up anew the thread of that argument, with even greater emotion and gratitude in my heart, echoing as it were the word of the Psalmist: "What shall I render to the Lord for all his bounty to me? I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord
Seite 81 - Have you ever attempted to covenant with God ? To give yourself away to him, solemnly and irrevocably, hoping for acceptance through Christ alone ; and taking God, in Christ, as the covenant God, and satisfying portion of your soul ? 10. Does the glory of God ever appear to you as the first, greatest, and best of all objects ? Do you desire to promote the glory of God, as the chief object of life ? 11.
Seite 81 - Have you a great desire that the souls of men should be saved, by being brought to a genuine faith and trust in the Redeemer ? Do you love God's people with a peculiar attachment, because they bear their Saviour's image, and because they love and pursue the objects, and delight in the exercises, which are most pleasing and delightful to yourself? Do you from your heart forgive all your personal enemies, and refuse to cherish or entertain any...

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