Addresses and Stories for Mothers' Meetings, by Mrs. G.E. Morton, and A. Hankey

Addresses and Stories for Mothers' Meetings, by Mrs. G.E. Morton, and A. Hankey

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...intimate communion of friends. While she was talking to Amy or to Hugh Bevan the way seemed easy, and she felt that as the blessed Saviour had shed His blood for sinners, she could trust Him to cleanse her from all unrighteousness. But when she was left alone, --when she could no longer hear their earnest words of bright faith, and of perfect confidence in Him and in His love, then Satan tempted her with a thousand doubts, and again and again she was brought to the verge of despair. Sometimes it would appear as if she had really grasped the precious truths that they were trying to teach her, and they would be full of joy on her account, but the next time either of them visited her, all would be dark again, and doubt and despair would have full possession of her mind. "Madeline seems no nearer to peace than when I first saw her," Amy said sadly, one morning. "I did think when I was in Crook Alley a few days ago, that the clouds had all rolled away, and that she could call our blessed Lord her own Saviour; but yesterday she seemed as far off as ever, and she was looking so hopelessly miserable. Hugh, I wish you would go and see her again; I think you can put the truth more plainly before her than I can." "I think not," he answered; "I can but point her to the Saviour as you do; but it is the work of the Spirit of God, only, to reach her heart. As the Bible tells us, even a Paul may plant, and an Apollos may water, but it is God only that giveth the increase. We must go on praying for her, and persevere in trying to win her over to the Lord's side. But while you are in Crafton, I will leave her to you, Amy; for my time will be better employed in going to other places where I cannot ask you to help me." "I...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236604202
  • 9781236604200