Walter Brooke, Sermons

No More Sea (1/2)

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A Sermon Preached By Walter Brooke On Lord’s Day Morning, May 5th, 1907

“And there was no more sea.”—Revelation 21:1

I always feel an increased need to ask for special wisdom whenever I approach this book of the Revelation to use it as the basis of spiritual meditation. And I suppose we have been not a little perplexed by the conflicting representations that we have heard in our day and generation of its meaning, and of the various modes of interpretation men have used in reference to fixing the times therein spoken of. Many mistakes have been made, many miscalculations; and those of the Lord’s living family who have a real respect for the divine oracles say, “It is too perplexing a theme for us, and consequently we prefer to keep to the more beaten tracks of holy Scripture, and seek to gain what we can for our precious, immortal souls, resting in this fact, that if we are right with the Lord Jesus, if He has softened our hearts by His love and an application of His atonement, and given us to rest in His divine keeping, whatever God does in His Church, and whatever time He uses to perform and carry out the things described here, we shall be found right with Him; that is the main thing. I have been glad to settle there many times, and concerning all the conflicting representations of men, I have sometimes found…

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