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Not uncommon today, strangers in the Sanctuaries.


Jeremiah 51:51

"Strangers are come into the sanctuaries of the Lord's house."

In this account the faces of the Lord's people were covered with shame, for it was a terrible thing that men should intrude into the Holy Place reserved for the priests alone. Everywhere about us we see like cause for sorrow. How many ungodly men are now educating with the view of entering into the ministry! What a crying sin is that solemn lie by which our whole population is nominally comprehended in a National Church! How fearful it is that ordinances should be pressed upon the unconverted, and that among the more enlightened churches of our land there should be such laxity of discipline. If the thousands who will read this portion shall all take this matter before the Lord Jesus this day, He will interfere and avert the evil which else will come upon His Church. To adulterate the Church is to pollute a well, to pour water upon fire, to sow a fertile field with stones. May we all have grace to maintain in our own proper way the purity of the Church, as being an assembly of believers, and not a nation, an unsaved community of unconverted men.

Our zeal must, however, begin at home. Let us examine ourselves as to our right to eat at the Lord's

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Ross
Ross
19 aug. 2022

How so very true, it's sad,

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vickieatl
18 aug. 2022

Our churches are supposed to be places where truth is taught by “The Truth”, Jesus, our Lord. Sadly, truth is too uncomfortable, so Gods people sit in softly padded pews.

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