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SERMONS

BY THE

REV. JOHN MCNEILL.

VOLUME II.

LONDON :

JAMES NISBET & CO., 21 BERNERS STREET, W.

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BODLEIAN LIBRARA

29 JAN. 91 OXFORD

THE RAPTURE OF ELIJAH.

A Sermon

DELIVERED IN REGENT SQUARE CHURCH,
ON SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 11TH, 1890, BY THF

REV, JOHN MCNEILL.

2 KINGS ii. 11-14.

It is a strange, weird light that gathers over this wonderful story. There are many points, very vivid “points of light," gleaming with interest for the spiritual mind and imagination. May some of them shine into us as we meditate upon the scene.

Elijah, as you know, is coming to the end of his earthly ministry. Intimation in some secret but unmistakable way has been made upon his spirit that his warfare is accomplished, and that he is soon to enter upon his rest and reward. Elisha, too, has got an inkling, has got more than an inkling, of what is going to happen. The scene opens with them "going on, and talking;" these two who have been so much together and who so soon shall be parted from each other—as it is put farther on, “ Elisha saw him no more.” Well, that bring us- does it not?—to a common, a very

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