THE IMPRESSION MADE BY CHRIST’S HOLINESS

LUKE 5:8.—“When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knees, saying: Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.” THE occurrence which called forth this at first sight singular request from Peter, is one of the many interesting incidents which …

THE SENSE OF SIN LEADS TO HOLINESS, AND THE CONCEIT OF HOLINESS LEADS TO SIN

JOHN 9:41.—“Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.” SOME of the most striking and significant teachings of Christ are put into the form of a verbal contradiction. Taking them …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XVIII

CHAPTER XVIII [CONTENTS:—More Diabolonians tried and condemned—The Work concludes with an admirable speech of Emmanuel, reciting his gracious acts, and informing his people of his intention to rebuild the town with the greatest splendour, and recommending a suitable conduct in the meantime.] More Diabolonians tried …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XVII

CHAPTER XVII [CONTENTS:—A new army of Bloodmen, or persecutors, attack the town, but are surrounded by the Mansoulians, headed by Faith and Patience—The examination of some of the leaders—Evil-questioning entertains some of the Doubters, but is discovered by Diligence—The principal Doubters tried, convicted, and executed.] …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XVI

CHAPTER XVI [CONTENTS:—A new plot is laid to ruin the town by riches and prosperity—Emmanuel, according to his promise, appears in the field, to assist the forces of Mansoul, whereby the whole army of Doubters is completely routed—Emmanuel enters the town amidst the joyful acclamations …

A RELATION OF THE HOLY WAR – Chapter XV

CHAPTER XV [CONTENTS:—The inhabitants of Mansoul make a rash sortie on the enemy by night, but are repulsed with loss—Diabolus makes a desperate attack upon Feel-gate, which, being weak, he forces; and his army of Doubters possess the town, and do incredible mischief—The inhabitants, sorely …