This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 Excerpt: ... for them that love Him, and which the unloving, because they are unloving, can never taste. "At our first return to God we find it hard to believe that God loves us notwithstanding our sins. This is the Gospel for the world; and until we believe it the Christian life cannot begin. But there is a second Gospel, a Gospel for the Church--that God loves with a deeper and stronger love those who love Christ and keep His commandments; and until this second Gospel is received as heartily as we received the first, the Christian life can never reach the height of its power or the fulness of its joy." Dr. Dale's Evangelical Revival and other Sermons, p. 221. XXVII. BRETHREN IN CHRIST "As we have opportunity, let us work that which is good toward al! men, and especially toward them that are of the household of faith."--Gal. vi. 10. God is " the Saviour of all men, especially of them that believe "; within the wider and more general relation there is a special and narrower one. So likewise, the Apostle says, we are to "work that which is good toward all men, and especially toward them that are of the household of faith." There is a Christian duty of specialization. Of the obligation to universal benevolence I say nothing just now, not because it is not important, but because it is not my subject. I wish to speak in this chapter of the duty of Christians to realize their brotherhood in Christ with all them that believe. The duty is writ large on every page of the New Testament. "Brethren," in the writings of the Apostles, means always fellow-Christians not fellowmen. It is one of the great names--like "saints," "disciples," "believers,"--for the followers of Christ; and while the word speak...