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A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females Author: -
Title: A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females
ISBN: 8132052366
ISBN13: 978-8132052364
Other Formats: mbr lit docx lrf
Pages: 202 pages
Publisher: Tutis Digital Publishing Pvt. Ltd. (May 15, 2009)
Language: English
Category: Literature & Fiction
Size PDF version: 1546 kb
Size EPUB version: 1872 kb
Subcategory: Essays & Correspondence

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. Excerpt from book: Section 326 DOCTRINE. LETTER II. textit{The Importance of a thorough Knowledge of the Doctrines of Christianity — textit{means of obtaining it. "Sanctify them through thy truth; thy word is truth."—John 17: 17. My Dear Sister, SofoE people are frightened at the idea of textit{Doctrine, as though it were a mere abstraction, which has nothing to do with practical life. This notion is founded on a misapprehension not. only of the meaning of the term, but of the connection of actions with established principles of the mind. The general signification of the word textit{doctrine is, the principles upon which any system is founded. As applied to Christianity, it means textit{divine truth; for this is the foundation upon which the Christian religion rests. Although the truths of God's Word are not reduced to a regular system in the Bible, yet, when brought together, they make the most beautiful and perfect of all systems. It is proper, therefore, that we should contemplate them textit{in a body, as they appear with the most perfect symmetry, in the plan of God's moral government. There is a disposition, at the present day, to under~ value doctrinal knowledge. Many people think it of little consequence what they textit{believe, if they are only textit{sincere, and manifest much textit{feeling on the subject of religion. But this is a ruinous mistake. There is a most intimate connection between faith and practice. Those principles which are believed and received into the heart govern and control our actions. The doctrines which God has revealed in his Word are the principles of his moral government. As we are the subjects of that government, it cannot bo a matter of A GOOD COMPARISON. 27 email moment for us to understand, so far as we are capable, the principles upon which it is administered. If we mi...