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true foundations of joy and peace in believing

Henry Acton

true foundations of joy and peace in believing

a sermon, preached at Bridgwater, on Wednesday, July 20th, 1831, before the members of the Western Unitarian Society

by Henry Acton

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Published by Browne & Reid in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Henry Acton.
The Physical Object
Pagination36p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22087011M

The Bible says, "For God took the sinless Christ and poured into him our sins. Does the older brother rejoice that the lost son has returned? We are holier on the day we die than we are on the day before we die. In this he prays they may abound; instead of those contentions that had been amongst them, he desires they may be filled with those things, wherein he told them, Romansthe kingdom of God consisted. He rejoices in His creation, and He especially rejoices in the salvation of lost sinners.

Yet I believe we should redefine and seek to reclaim the term. Jesus makes it clear that these two stories are understood as illustrative of His seeking after lost sinners and then rejoicing over their salvation. And that same faith will again bring these two bright-winged angels into the most saddened and troubled lives, because that faith brings right relations with ourselves. Its true companionship is with excitement, and, like other passions, it grows by what it feeds on, ever demanding a more powerful stimulus, and at last demanding it in vain.

Just like the writer of this passage, Solomonwho said that whatever his eyes sees he does not deny himself from getting them, so had many done to get happiness but it had eluded them. Story read by young person. Do we believe it? Some Christian people fancy they can live upon past faith. Those things which impress us God takes no pleasure in, such as the strength of a horse or the legs of a man Psalm There is no joy that endures pain and suffering and persecution like the joy of the Christian, whose hope and joy are in the Lord, and not in our circumstances.


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True foundations of joy and peace in believing book

He deals with us in grace. All rights reserved. This is a great fact of history. It never occurs to him that there might be anybody incapacitated for this joy and peace.

Amen Hebrews This blessing was for every one of them. We are justified by faith, not by feelings. I will briefly relate a story about a boy whose name was Allen. But they soon find out that joy is not in their money, but the money they have labored for had even brought greater sickness of the heart.

The Ethiopic version reads, "the God of our promises", which are what hope has respect unto, and builds upon: fill you with all joy and peace in believing. With this comprehensive and lofty petition the Apostle closes his exhortation to the factions in the Roman Church to be at unity.

The Bible says, "So now, since we have been made right in God's sight by faith in his promises, we can have real peace with him because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us. It is by his power alone that the Christian has the hope of eternal life; see Ephesians ; Romans Through the power Contact Information.

Notice how the Apostle puts that truth in a double form here, in order that he may emphasise it, using one form of expression, involving the divine, direct activity, at the beginning of his prayer, and another at the end, and so enclosing, as it were, within a great casket of the divine action, all the blessings, the flashing jewels, which he desires his Roman friends to possess.

To nurture and strengthen the faith of the believing and root our children in Christian faith in God's kingdom. If I am living in an atmosphere of trust, then sorrow will never be absolute, nor have exclusive monopoly and possession of my spirit.

You might say, "But I don't feel like I have all that money. When the lost object was recovered, the one who searched for it rejoiced and invited others to join in the celebration in the joy of this recovery. Perhaps you go a doctor for an examination, and he tells you that you have cancer.

Do we believe it? In the face of suffering, you have the choice to give in to the temptation to mental doom or to find hope in God. The more you have of Jesus Christ in your lives and hearts to-day, the surer you will be that whatever death may do, it cannot touch that, and the more ludicrously impossible it will seem that anything that befalls this poor body can touch the bond that knits us to Jesus Christ.

It should have practical issues in a life of great peace and joy. What made the reason for joy change? And, He is the One who will be characterized by joy, a joy which surpasses that of all of His brethren: 6 Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever; A scepter of uprightness is the scepter of Thy kingdom.

But regardless of how fickle our feelings are, they do not change facts. From this, we see that the real value of faith depends upon its object. God gives us joy because He is joyful. We can fulfill our responsibilities to Him only by His grace.

All joy and peace; all sorts of true joy and peace, so as to suppress doubts and fears, through the powerful working of the Holy Spirit. You notice that apparently others have crossed safely, so you decide to trust it. It is also the joy which God possesses and experiences.

Fill you with all joy — True spiritual joy, at all times, Php ; and in all things, 1 Thessalonians ; 1 Thessalonians ; joy arising from the sources mentioned in the note on Romans : and peace, of all sorts, in believing — In or by the exercise of your faith in God and Christ, and the truths and promises of the gospel.You searched for: love joy peace!

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Contrast, for instance, joy and peace in believing with joy and peace in working. Many who read this are happily familiar with joy and peace in working. It is true that work may be very uncongenial; there are those who hate the work they are engaged in.

There are seasons, too, for many of us, when strength may be unequal to the task.