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panies us to the grave, and the cross casts its shadow across our path to the end. For this is the glory of faith, that it discloses another, a better way to us, a way on the heights of the mountain of God's holiness, which excels the ways of our earthly life, and dissolves all our sorrow, misery and affliction of soul in an higher vision. This way of faith passes not under the cloud which prevents the sun from shining on our path. He who travels this path has the clouds under him, and enjoys the free shining of the sun of And then whether things in life succeed grace. or fail, whether the struggle must be begun anew, or whether at last the struggle against what the world calls fate, is too much for him in pleasure and distress, in sorrow and in joy, in prosperity and in adversity the soul maintains its equipoise, the heart remains strong and fixed, and glorying Whatever be my lot, my foot in faith he says: standeth in an even place, which through faith, God has disclosed to me.

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"AN ABUNDANT REFRESHING." Life in the world above bears an entirely different aspect from life on earth. In the realm of glor3^ is no sin, and consequently jqo redemption; no misery and therefore no deliverance. Neither can there be the transition from doubt to faith, from weakness to strength, from grief to comfort. In brief, all that by sin and misery brings con-

stant changes, disturbance, transition, restoration and higher exaltation in our life on earth, is excluded from the life eternal. This process of continuous change was foreign 395

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Bekijk de hele uitgave van dinsdag 1 januari 1918

Abraham Kuyper Collection | 620 Pagina's

To be near unto God - pagina 399

Bekijk de hele uitgave van dinsdag 1 januari 1918

Abraham Kuyper Collection | 620 Pagina's

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