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jftafc Christ has saved you. Why 1 Resause God says so. God thunders it jferth through the mouth of Christ scores apd scores of times, all through the GoSpels, Read the Word yourself, and you will see that there does not exist one thing in creation, material or abstract, to prevent you from rising on your feet to 8%l Well, if Christ has done all, everything, then lam saved now. I must be, . because God says so, and if God says so, .why can deny it.” And there is nothing 'tb, prevent you from falling on your knees : anq thanking God for all He has done, .and will do through an endless period of jjeape aid/-. jßy. Thaloplyt-: thing* that, 'prevents you, if you do not do it is mitt own will in yielding to evil, ■in; ! believing Satan when he tells you jnot to do this thing.—Christ’s power to . savi is as great now in Ashburton as it was in Jerusalem a long time back, the CQhnitions of salvation are the same, and the Results are jnqneaijurable. Takte God at his’word and you are safe for ever. Do not stumble at “repentance.” Believing includes real repentance. If you! believe, yon believe that God has r Saved you, that you caimotrsava yourself, thaij you need salvation because you have sinried, therefore really when you believe : ySiiiconfess yourself a sinner, and if you confess yoqjhaye sinned ypurmust .believe thaij youSeiiliy hSve '“sirvkecl. againstf God. j!. That is repentance towards God, and be- ' Jiyving, therefore, involves and includes repentance. There is a Godly repentance aftet salvation, which consists of a Divinely-begotten sorrow for evil, which ;■ 1 lasts the whole time of one’s existence in : thisj world. The simple truth remains r therefore, that if you believe you are saved ■ by.the Sacrifice of*Christ''in ybiar Stead,’ i theri you are saved hythat belief or faith, .ov trust. Let every Christian that reads i this! ask God to make it the means of : showing Salvation to some souls. lam , twisting to their making it the subject of a.special prayer, so that these souls_ shall be 'saved. If it is asked, it will be graiited!' : •• • ; ' url ! 0

N OTIOE TO FARMERS. The undersigned are PURCHASERS >f.a}l descriptions of GRAIN delivered at Sheik 1 warehouses in Lyttelton, Timaru, hmjiaru and Ashburton, or at any other railway station. ' P. CUNNINGHAM & CO., Christchurch.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 502, 26 November 1881

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 502, 26 November 1881