The Soul's Life: Its Commencement, Progress and Maturity (Classic Reprint)

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Vigilance and care. The magnificent works which Show His power the vastness of the Visible creation; the solid globe, hung upon nothing, and the height Of the far-stretching firmament, witness to His almighty strength. That sight, at which the sun hid his light, and the powers of earth were shaken, when, on the hill of Calvary, the incarnate Son was uplifted on the accursed tree - a spectacle to men and angels of human ruin and Of Divine love, shows how great must have been the guilt, and how Wide the breach between man and God, when none but He was found holy and mighty enough to reconcile them.

The rapidity with which the present becomes the past, and time, in its onward flight, carries us towards Our latter end; the vanity Of all earthly things, and their utter inability to give an abiding happiness or satisfy the soul; the certainty, and probably near approach, of that time when all human things must be given up, and the messenger Of death call us to the everlasting shore, teach us how little time is to be lost, and how needful it is to walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil.1 The sure second advent of Christ, and that judgment-seat on which, in His own order of events, He will appear in righteousness to judge every soul that liveth the glories He has pre pared for those who are found faithful, and who love the Lord Jesus in sinceritv that deep hell which.

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