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Any man in deep distress and ignorant of the true method of deliverance, will naturally and earnestly desire instruction. The truly anxious soul will cry to God for divine guidance: Teach me thy statutes; lead me in a plain path; let me not err from thy ways; my Father, be thou my guide. He will also search the Scriptures with a sincere desire to know their teachings.
He will ask the pilgrims to Zion and the ministers of the gospel to show him the way to the hill of theLord. Sometimes he finds poor counsellors, who but perplex or mislead him.
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But the best directions that can be given him are either not understood or not followed, until he is led by the Spirit of all truth. I have known an intelligent man to send seven hundred miles for a printed sermon which had been useful to one of his friends, in the hope that it might show him also the way of life. The chief ingredient of this inquiry, when it is likely to result in saving good, is its sincerity.
The young ruler asked our Lord a very weighty question and in a very earnest manner; but as soon as he got the full answer, he went away exceeding sorrowful. Saul of Tarsus cried, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? As soon as he received the answer, he obeyed the voice of Christ.
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Vital godliness : a treatise on experimental and practical piety
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Sort order. Sep 09, Tom rated it it was amazing Shelves: christian-living. A little read classic treatise on Christian living. Beginning with the process of salvation, Plummer then walks the reader through what salvation results in. In each section he lays out characteristics of a follower of Jesus, appealing to Scripture and to great teachers who preceded him.
It is a convicting and challenging read, but worth the time as a process of self-examination. Robbie Robinson rated it it was ok Aug 25, Jacob Abshire rated it liked it Sep 11, Alexander rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Andrew Mills rated it it was amazing May 20, Eric rated it it was amazing Aug 26, David Sunday rated it really liked it Jul 04, Buffington Powers rated it liked it Dec 17, Robert rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Jeff Short marked it as to-read Mar 31, Randy Rzetelny marked it as to-read May 11, Kristi marked it as to-read Jul 13, William marked it as to-read Apr 09, Andrea marked it as to-read Feb 10, Jared Birch marked it as to-read Feb 25, Michael J marked it as to-read Aug 05, Peter Clegg marked it as to-read Sep 05, Felipe marked it as to-read Sep 06, Certainly as one peruses this volume the question must surface, how can we really be students of such books relating to vital godliness and yet be so remiss in what we accept for conversions and converted persons in our churches.
Table of Contents:. William Swan Plumer was a minister, author, and theological professor. Plumer was a prolific author and active churchman. His published works include commentaries, biblical studies, articles, essays, sermons, and a volume on pastoral theology.
Vital Godliness; A Treatise on Experimental and Practical Piety by William Swan Plumer
His writings, while profoundly theological in nature, are very practical in focus. His books represent a high point in the theological-devotional literature produced of nineteenth century American Presbyterianism. SKU: Publisher: Sprinkle Publications.