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Part 2, Fruits – A Precious Experience

SECTION III. Fruits. To bear holy fruit in the kingdom of God, is an indispensable requisite in running the heavenward race. No sooner have we entered upon our good confession than this must be...

Part 2, Helps – The Holy Festivals

CHAPTER IV. The Holy Festivals. The principle of observing certain days and seasons as religious festivals rests upon an analogy to the appointments of Jehovah in the Old Testament He specified several periods to...

Part 2, Helps – Devotion To The Church

CHAPTER III. Devotion To The Church. The Holy Christian and Apostolic Church—the organized community of them that believe—is the Body of Christ. That is, it is that visible form through which He lives and...

Part 2, Helps – Prayer

CHAPTER II. Prayer. Prayer is the eye of faith turned upward to gaze on the unseen. It is the pause of the soul from worldly pursuits to commune with its God. It is a...

Part 2, Helps – The Means of Grace

SECTION II. Helps. As there are foes and dangers confronting the young pilgrim, so there are also helps to assist him Heavenward. When the great Syrian host encompassed Elisha, his servant’s heart quailed; but...

Part 2, Dangers – The Christian Warfare

CHAPTER V. The Christian Warfare. The journey Heavenward, thus beset by enemies and dangers, is, in truth, a Warfare. He who enters upon it must feel that he enlists as a soldier. His campaign...

Part 2, Dangers – Besetting Sins

CHAPTER IV. Besetting Sins. Besetting sins are the weak points in the pilgrim’s armor, whereat the shafts of the evil One most often enter. They are the unguarded gates by which the citadel is...

Part 2, Dangers – Backsliding

CHAPTER III. Backsliding. Perhaps there is no Christian congregation in which there is not a certain class of members who are properly described by the term backsliders. They have relapsed from the faith. They...