In Many Pulpits with Dr. C. I. Scofield
Overview - General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1922 Original Publisher: Oxford university press Subjects: Sermons Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. Read more...
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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1922 Original Publisher: Oxford university press Subjects: Sermons Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: THE BEST OF ALL GOOD RESOLUTIONS "I will arise and go to my father, and will say unto him, Father, I have sinned" -- Luke 15:18 I DO not know what day of what month of what year the prodigal said that, but I do know that for him it was the real New Year -- the real beginning of life. The children of Israel sacrificed the Passover in Egypt on the fourteenth day of the month of Abib, but they were made to revise their whole chronology because of that event. "This month shall be unto you the beginning of months:" -- Exodus 12:2 No man who is wrong with God is really living. In the deepest of all senses, he is like the corpse in the death ceremony of an ancient people, who dressed in costliest attire the body of a dead friend and carried it about to their houses, seating it at their tables before the finest feasts. The cheeks were painted to represent life and the most flattering compliments were paid to what, after all, was a mere dead body. Let us consider together this good resolution of theboy in the old parable. It was for him the best of good resolutions, because it began with the most important fact in his life -- the fact of his father. And the most important fact in the whole universe to each one of us is the fact of God. We are in God's universe and we cannot get out of it. God made it, God sustains it, God rules it. It is all His. Every acre of ground, every blade of grass, every one of the cattle upon earth's thousand hills, every spring of water, every bird, every fish, every molecule of air -- all are His. He has neve...