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The Doctrine of the Baptism of the
Holy Ghost as set forth in the Scrip-
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Light and Holiness
Also Will Do It"
yet “Carnal, or a Babe in Christ," and
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The Reckoning of Faith. By the Rev.
Baby Christians. By H. E. Faure, D.D. 13
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Sanctification : What is it ? How
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OIVENE ZIBE though he was rich, yet for your sakes he
became poor, that ye through his poverty JUNE 1st.
might be rich ” (2 Cor. viii. 9). 18?
This peace, which is the munificent THE LEGACY OF JESUS.
legacy of Christ, and the permanent heri
tage of His disciples, is peculiar in two " Peace I leave with you, my peace 1 give unto
respects. you ; not as the world giveth, give I unto you." First. It is incomprehensible. It is -John xiy. 27.
so deep and Divine that Paul says, “It INEFFABLY sweet are these words of
passeth all understanding."
Second. It possesses a keeping power. benediction. What is the significance of Accordingly, in the same connection, it is these utterances ? First, What is peace ? said, “ The peace of God shall keep your It is not primarily the absence of out- hearts and minds through Christ Jesus." ward hostility, or a state of social friend- This peace is a safe full of gold, and ship. Nor is it a mere exemption from burglar-proof.
L. internal conflict and commotion. It is spiritual and Divine repose result
" YOUR SORROW SHALL BE TURNED ing from the presence of the Holy Ghost.
INTO JOY." This appears from the preceding verse.
(John xvi. 20.) “But the Comforter, which is the Holy
I've found a joy in sorrow, Ghost, whom the Father will send in my
A secret balm for pain,
A beautiful to-morrow, name, he shall teach you all things, and
Of sunshine after rain; bring all things to your remembrance,
I've found a branch of healing
Near every bitter spring, whatsoever I have said unto you.”
A whispered promise stealing Peace here is only another name for the
O’er every broken string. comfort of the Holy Ghost and the refresh
I've found a glad hosanna
For every woe and wail, ing remembrance of Jesus and His words
A handful of sweet manna which He will revive and expound. It is
When grapes of Eshcol fail ;
I've found a Rock of Ages not temporary. It is left with us. It is
When desert wells are dry, not bought, but given. It is not given
And after weary stages
I've found an Elim nigb,after the fashion of worldly bestowments.
An Elini with its coolness, The world gives reluctantly—Christ freely.
Its fountains and its shades;
A blessing in its fulness, Freely ye have received, freely give."
When buds of promise fade. “Let him that is atbirst come, and whoso
O’er tears of soft contrition ever will let him take the water of life
I've seen a rainbow light,
A glory and fruition, freely.” The world gives sparingly, and
So near, yet out of sight. often with parsimony-Christ bountifully,
My Saviour, Thee possessing, and with overflowing abundance, "good
I have the joy, the balm,
The healing and the blessing, measure, pressed down, and shaken to
The sunshine and the psalm; gether, and running over.”
The promise for the fearful,
The Elim for the faint, The world gives from interested and
The rainbow for the tearful, mercenary motives, expecting an equivalent
The glory for the saint. -Christ from pure, disinterested love,
“Life in love is the noblest life: let expecting no compensative reward, and
that be our conviction ; we will abide in asking nothing in return but love and
this love: let that be our resolve ; then trust. Hence it is written, “For ye know God will abide with us : that will be our the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, blessing.”—Ranke.