Christian Life

OUR PROXIMATE END

It is quite evident that we shall never be able to get to God until we are in the proper dis position for uniting with Him. And as God is infinite Holiness and Perfection, it is certain that we cannot attain to Him until the soul has attained its perfection. “What fellowship hath light with […]

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OUR ULTIMATE END

Ante omnia considerandus est finis, et Secun dum finem dirigendus est cursus. Before all things the end is to be considered, and accord ing to the end our course is to be directed. All the world admits the truth of this. Every one acts upon it in the business of life, and we all act […]

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THE KNOWLEDGE OF OURSELVES

Domine, noverim Te, noverim me. Lord, may I know Thee; may I know myself. The know ledge of God first, the knowledge of ourselves second. They both make together the great foundations of all true spiritual life; quite indis pensable to the work of our perfection. So that we must lay them, and lay them […]

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THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD

Domine, noverim Te, noverim me. Lord, may I know Thee; may I know myself. We have to know God, we have to know ourselves, and then to know that we have been made for union with God by mutual love. The first great foundation of spiritual life is the twofold knowledge of God and of […]

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INTRODUCTION

Convertimini ad Me, in toto corde vestro. “Be converted to Me with all your heart, saith the Lord” (Joel 2. 12). The good Providence of God that governs the world, and arranges for us day by day, allows us to gather together for this Retreat—allows us; for thousands of others He does not allow. A […]

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WHAT IS PROPHECY? By JOHN THOMAS, M. D.

Prophecy is a revelation of God’s will and designs in relation to man, and the government of the world. Prophetic truths are presented in various forms, suited to the varied circumstances and conditions of those addressed. Prophecy may include doctrine, instruction, warning, entreaty, expostulation, or whatever Jehovah has been pleased to reveal to man. But specially and principally, Prophecy […]