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Elijah the Tishbite

Miscellaneous Writings of C. H. Mackintosh, volume V

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Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 117,561 / 351 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78
Downloads: 684
Added to site: 2015.04.14
mnybks.net#: 32021
Genre: Non-fiction
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ich must be tenaciously held and reverently confessed. It must never be surrendered.</p>

<p>But let us glance for a moment at the history of the ark in the land of the Philistines. It is at once solemn and instructive. Israel had signally failed and shamefully sinned. They had proved themselves wholly unworthy of the ark of the covenant of the Lord; and the Philistines had laid their uncircumcised hands upon it, and actually presumed to bring it into the house of their false god, as if the Lord God of Israel and Dagon could be in the same house! Blasphemous presumption! But the glory which had departed from Israel was vindicated in the darkness and solitude of the temple of Dagon.</p>

<p>God will be God, however His people may fail; and hence we see that when Israel had utterly failed to guard the ark of His testimony, and allowed it to pass into the hands of the Philistines,&mdash;when all was lost in man's hand,&mdash;then the glory of God shon

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