a series of revival sermons

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. Excerpt from book: Section 3SERMON III. CHRIST THE MEDIATOR. Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: but made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men : and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him and given him a name which is above every name; that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth ; and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the.Father.—PmL.'ii. 6-11. In these words, my brethren, we have, I. textit{The mediatorial character, work and glory of Christ, and .. . . II. textit{The grand design of the whole. I. The mediatorial character, work and glory of Christ.—By the mediatorial textit{character of Christ, we are to understand, not his essential, but his official character—that which he, as mediator, sustains in the economy of man's redemption. Had man never existed; or ex-" isting, had never fallen; or fallen, had never been redeemed, the Eternal Son of God had never assumed the name of Jesus Christ or Mediator. This is unquestionably, that new name spoken of in the book of Revelation, iii. 12, and that name which is above every name, made mention of in the passage now before us. Entering upon, the glorious work of man's redemption, he assumes a new name, and sustains a new character. This character is commonly denominated his mediatorial character-'. The scope of our text would lead us, however, to speak not so much of those offices which belong to the mediatorial character of Christ, as of that union of the human' and divine nalure in the person of Christ, upon which the mediatorial cha... --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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