Humility by Jonathan Edwards

Humility By Jonathan Edwards   Humility may be defined to be a habit of mind and heart corresponding to our comparative unworthiness and vileness before God; or a sense of our own comparative lowness in His sight, with the disposition to a behavior answerable thereto. A truly humble man is sensible of the small extent […]

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THE PRESENT LIFE AS RELATED TO THE FUTURE

THE PRESENT LIFE AS RELATED TO THE FUTURE William G.T. Shedd LUKE xvi. 25.—”And Abraham said, Son remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things; but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.” The parable of Dives and Lazarus is one of the most solemn passages in […]

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THE USE OF FEAR IN RELIGION

THE USE OF FEAR IN RELIGION. William G.T. Shedd PROVERBS ix. 10.—”The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” Luke xii. 4, 5.—”And I say unto you, my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. But I will forewarn you […]

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