Anecdotal Illustrations of the Gospel According to St. Mark, Founded on a Collection Made by J.L Nye

Anecdotal Illustrations of the Gospel According to St. Mark, Founded on a Collection Made by J.L Nye

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...state and condition; since otherwise that which flows through the pipes must be tainted and corrupt.--Spurgeon. vii. 25.... Game and felll at His feet, (worshipped Him, saying, Lord, help me: Matt. xv. 25.) E. V.--'fell down. One day a man who lived in a country village came to a friend of mine and said, "Sir, I want to pray, but I don't know how; will you teach me?" "Yes," replied my friend, "I will." He then went to the New Testament; and, turning to the twenty-fifth verse in the fifteenth chapter of the Gospel of St. Matthew, read to him these words, "Lord, help me!" The countryman could not read at all; but he was weak and sinful, and felt that the prayer offered to him was just the very one he needed. It was a prayer he could well understand. It brought Jesus within his reach, and as he uttered it Jesus led him into the fold of God.--Colwell's Pleasant Talks about Jesus. vii. 28.... 'Yes, Lord; yet the dogs under the table eat of the children's crumbs. K. V.--' Yea, Lord: even. The Dutch Boers of South Africa have always been opposed to mission work among the natives. The following was one of the early experiences of the venerable Dr. Moffatt. At the house of a rough Boer, where he had begged a night's lodging, the good frau asked him to preach. Moffatt, knowing that over a hundred Hottentots were employed in the service of the Boer, was disappointed to find only host and hostess and five children as his congregation. "May not your servants come in?" he asked the Boer, modestly, "Eh?" roared the Boer. "Hottentots! Have you come to preach to Hottentots? Go to the mountains and preach to baboons; or, if you like, I'll fetch my dogs, and you may preach to them!' Moffatt calmly...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236491750
  • 9781236491756