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Clefts of the Rock

By John MacDuff

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   Preface - CLEFTS OF THE ROCK The Believer's Grounds of Confidence in Christ by John MacDuff, 1874 In a quaint but powerful way, MacDuff presents v
   Chapter 1 - The Deity of Christ - "The Word was God." -- John 1:1 "Let no man go about to entertain the thoughts of the Great Mystery of Godliness, but with a ravished heart. You w
   Chapter 2 - The Humanity of Christ - "So the Word became human and lived here on earth among us." John 1:14 "The Word of God, Jesus Christ, on account of His immense love, became what w
   Chapter 3 - Christ the Surety-Substitute - "Christ has also once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God." -1 Peter 3:18 "The Lord redeemed us with His own b
   Chapter 4 - Christ the Propitiation - "Whom God has set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood." -- Romans 3:25 "Happy is he alone, to whom the Lord does not impute transg
   Chapter 5 - Christ the Manifestation of the Father - "Who is the image of the invisible God." -- Colossians 1:15 "God is not called the Father of Vengeance, but the Father of Mercies." -Bernard, 1123.
   Chapter 6 - The Immutability of Christ - "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and forever." -Hebrews 13:8 "Build not your nest on any tree of earth, seeing God has sold the fores
   Chapter 7 - The Sympathy of Jesus - "For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are
   Chapter 8 - The Tenderness of Jesus - "A bruised reed He will not break, and a smoldering wick He will not snuff out." Isaiah 42:3 "He will feed His flock like a shepherd. He will carry
   Chapter 9 - Christ the Peace Giver - "Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." -Joh
   Chapter 10 - Christ a Savior to the Uttermost - "He is able also to save unto the uttermost, those who come unto God by Him." -Hebrews 7:25 "Who is a God like You? None can pardon as You do. None
   Chapter 11 - Christ Risen - "The Lord is risen indeed!" -Luke 24:34 Among the many Rock-clefts of the believer's trust, pre-eminent in importance and value is the Resurrection
   Chapter 12 - Christ Ascended - "He that descended is the same also that ascended up far above all heavens, that He might fill all things." -- Ephesians 4:10 We have listened in o
   Chapter 13 - Christ the Intercessor - "Who also makes intercession for us." -Romans 8:34 "He who might have been placing a vial of wrath in the hand of every angel around His throne, wit
   Chapter 14 - Christ the King - "On his robe and thigh was written this title- King of kings and Lord of lords!" Revelation 19:16 In speaking of the Ascension of the Divine Redeem
   Chapter 15 - Christ the Judge - "For He has set a day when He will judge the world with justice by the Man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to all men by raising Him fro
   Chapter 16 - Christ Reigning Over His Church Forever - "He shall reign forever and ever." -- Revelation 11:15 The contemplation of the sublime themes which, in the preceding pages, have occupied our tho

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