Being confident of this very thing, that he which has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
I. EXCELLETH IN GLORY the former.
II. Is INCOMPLETE in its results as yet.
III. Is CULMINATIVE to a higher and final glory.
IV. IS RICH IN SPIRITUAL FORCES.
V. IS ONE IS WHICH DIVINE OPERATIONS FOR MAN'S WELFARE ARE ALL PERVASIVE.
VI. IS MARVELLOUS IN ITS HISTORY.
VII. IS ACCUMULATIVE in its events TOWARDS, and formative of, a FUTURE TIME.Former dispensations gradually opened the path of man from the guilt of Eden to the altar of atonement: this dispensation shall terminate in dissipating the shame of the cross by the glory of the Redeemer's kingdom.
(G. G. Ballard.)
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