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LONDON: W. H. BROOM, 25, PATERNOSTER SQUARE.
PAITH AND ITS FOOTSTEPS
THB WOMEN OF THE GENEALOGY
THE PASSAGE OF THE RED SEA
GOD'S COMFORTS THE STAY OF THE SOUL .
"A FULL CHRIST FOR EMPTY SINNERS (continued)
GOD'S LOVE, GRATUITOUS AND MOTIVE
PHARISAISM AND FAITH
ABIGAIL, THE WIFE OF NABAL THE CARMELITE
FATHERS, YOUNG MEN, AND BABES, IN CHRIST
FAITH, NOT DISCUSSION
CREATION AS A TYPE
“I, NOT I”
JOBIAH AND HIS DAYS
FAITH AND ITS FOOTSTEPS.
HEB. xi. .
The apostle sums up in this chapter, and shows that all
through man's history, no matter who had obtained a "good
report," it was by faith. This was specially a trial for the
Hebrews. Their very religion was one of sight. They had
a system to walk by—a visible temple, sacrifices, priesthood,
and the like. Messiah, they expected to see.
did see Him, they hated and put Him to death, and this
Messiah is gone to heaven.) In becoming Christians, they
lost all they had possessed, and gained nothing that was
tangible to the flesh. There was, therefore, the constant
temptation to deny an unseen Messiah, and to turn back to
The saint's warrant is the word of God. The moment he
acts upon any object seen, he ceases to act as a Christian.
Christ lived, in that sense, the life of faith. (Heb. xii. 2.)
It is the life of faith we get here, not salvation, or the find-
ing peace in the way of faith. Faith is looked at as the
power by which they walked.
There are these two things in faith : as it regards,
1st.-PEACE OF SOUL.
2nd.-POWER FOR WALK.
If I talk of faith, I may mean belief of a testimony-a
person tells me a thing, and I believe him. But there is
another sense in which I may have faith in that man; that
is, I may put my trust in him. We often confound these
things. There is the testimony of God which I have to
believe, and a trusting in God which is the power of my
That which gives me peace, is receiving the testimony of
God: I do want confidence in God for power of walk ; but
I must not confound this confidence in God with His testi-
We shall find the two things in Abraham. God called
Abraham and showed him the stars of heaven, and said,