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Christian Devotedness

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Published: 1829
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,390 / 56 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.4
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 1,132
Added to site: 2008.01.16
mnybks.net#: 19739
Genre: Religion
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ed" (Rom. 5. 5);--that he could describe himself "as sorrowful--yet always rejoicing; as poor--yet making many rich; as having nothing--and yet possessing all things" (2 Cor. 6. 10). But a Family left, by our labour and contrivance, in a situation in which, as our Blessed Lord himself declares, it is all but impossible that they should be saved,[5] presents an object of contemplation widely different. Faith can only lay hold of the fearful declaration;--"It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for those who have riches to enter into the Kingdom of God"; and if the situation of such a family is irretrievably fixed, and that by our exertions, the contemplation of it may well bring alarm and sadness and distress upon the last hours of a Christian Parent. And these feelings may well rise to anguish, if he is conscious that his system of accumulation was carried on in defiance of solemn admonitions; and if he is persuaded that the wealth he has amassed--as it were to shut out heaven from t

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2009.11.29
Raphael Maier
*****

This is a christian classic. An easy to read small book, but one thant changed the world. Many well known christian leaders such as Georg Müller, Watchmen Nee, Georg Verwer, William MacDonald, Bakht Singh and others have been influenced by this book about money and a life in faith. It's one of the best books on this topic i have ever seen.


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