The gospel revelation of the future state and happiness of man considered
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The gospel revelation of the future state and happiness of man considered A sermon, preached before the Society in Scotland for propagating Christian knowledge; at their anniversary meeting in the high church of Edinburgh, on Thursday May 31. 1792. By William Gloag, ... To which is added an appendix, containing an abstract of the proceedings of the Society from December 1, 1791. ... by William Gloag

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Published by printed by Mundell and Son. Anno in Edinburgh .
Written in English

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 5218, no. 9.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages59
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Open LibraryOL16923469M

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man. What a delightful and splendid book that is appropriate for every believer to hold, keep at heart, meditate on, and constantly repeat day and night. It is the book of hope, victory and praise; entirely, the book of heaven. 1. THE BOOK OF HOPE Whoever reads the Book of Revelation discovers what the Christian worship actually ://   Probably the future happiness, perhaps the future existence of the species, and more gracious terms of acceptance extended to all, might depend upon it or be procured by it. Now these effects, whatever they be, do not belong to Christianity as a revelation; because they exist with respect to those to whom it is not ://   The city is further described by the river that ran by it, or through it, called a river of water of life, said to be pure and clear as crystal, and to have its rise from the throne of God and the Lamb; and by the tree of life in the midst of it, situated on each side the river, bearing twelve sorts of fruit, yielded every month, the leaves of   Revelation's author (traditionally considered to be John the Evangelist) makes much use of the number seven, which often stands for completeness and perfection. So the "seven spirits" (Rev ) refers to the Holy Spirit, with seven meaning "holy," quite apart from its meaning as a number. [5]

2 days ago  I. The Revelation of Righteousness: The Salutation, Introduction, and Theme of Romans () A. The Salutation () 1. Paul’s relationship to Jesus (1,2). In the first few verses of the book Paul relates himself to his master, his gift, and his :// After the exordium, and the seven epistles to the seven Churches of Asia Minor, to whose angels or bishops the book seems to be dedicated, (Revelation ), the scene of the visions is opened in heaven, full of majesty; and John receives a promise of a revelation relative to the future state of the Church, Revelation   The water of life designs the free favour and love of God, and the communications and displays of it in the new Jerusalem state, even the comfort, refreshment, and glories of that state: to "take" it is to enjoy it, to partake of it, being led unto it, and that being given to them by Christ the Lamb in the midst of the throne, Revelation Living in a state of grace is the best way to peacefully prepare for his coming. 3. His Day: Jesus calls himself the Son of Man in order to express how closely bonded he is to us. We do not have to be afraid! He refers to our last days as his days. We do not have to be afraid! He is our friend, our love, our happiness. So, we do not have to be

The book closes with a glorious look at the new earth. The final state of those who are in Christ is looked at in chapter 20 (). Where all history and this book is heading is summed up in these words, which also is a good summation of Hoekema’s eschatology: “At the beginning of history God created the heavens and the  › Books › Christian Books & Bibles › Bible Study & Reference. Introduction and Timeline for Revelation 12– In Revelation 12–16, John described in some detail the war that Satan wages against God and His faithful Saints, which began in the premortal world and continues in spite of the fearful events described in these chapters, there are great reasons to hope and rejoice. John the Revelator assured his readers that although Satan makes   If you recall, in Revelation “the revelation of Jesus Christ” is the subject of this book. And, as teaches us, “the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.” All that precedes is somewhat introductory; it is setting the stage for the coming of the Lord as portrayed in these ://   The book held in his right hand is the symbol thereof. It contains his mind, his will, his decrees. Nothing is left to chance. All is ordered and settled. 2. But that book is sealed. Completely, absolutely; this is the meaning of the seven seals. If one seal were removed, which by man it can never be, but a portion of those purposes would be