The Glorious Lord

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII. (Er/e (Dtljer (Xbvocak-John X1v: 16. "Another Comforter," or paraclete, the Master said. The Church has two Advocates--the one with the Father in heaven, Jesus Christ the Righteous, the other in her midst, for "we have been builded together as an habitation of God through the Spirit." "Ye," said the Apostle, speaking of the Church collectively, "are the temple of the Holy Ghost." When the one Advocate went up, the other came down to be to each believer, and to the whole Church, all that the Lord Jesus would have been had the ministry of the forty days been indefinitely prolonged. This is the secret of prayer; by the Spirit in the heart we are brought into living sympathy with the Saviour on the throne, and we naturally ask those things which it is the will of God to give. There is a remarkable parallel between the Advents of the Second and Third Persons of the Holy Trinity. The Lord Jesus was, of course, in existence before His incarnation; yea, more, His delights were with the sons of men, and He wrought amongst them as the Angel-Jehovah; but at Bethlehem He entered into union with our nature. So the Holy Spirit wrought in the hearts of holy men before the Day of Pentecost, moving them to write the Scriptures, and to do great deeds of holy courage, but at Pentecost, in an especial manner, He entered into union with the Church, What the manger-bed was to the one, the upper room was to the other. And now the Holy Spirit is as certainly immanent in the Body of which Christ is Head, as Jesus was immanent in the Body born of the Virgin Mother. Of course, as the Church is made up of individual believers, the immanence of the Divine Spirit in the whole depends on His immanence in each. And His indwelling in any individual spirit is necessarily pro...

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