Annual Graduating Exercises, 1882-1892

Annual Graduating Exercises, 1882-1892

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... that watch doesn't keep good time bring it back to me and I will make it do it; I made that watch." I have been carrying it now two years. Suppose it never had kept time, and I had just been going around saying: "This is the poorest watch I ever saw; it stops every day or two, and it don't keep time." Directly somebody will say: "Whom did you buy it of?" "Well, Mr. So-and-So." "Doesn't he make watches?" "Yes; he made this one." "Did he say anything to you about its not keeping time, and, if it didn't, what to do?" "Oh, yes, he told me if it didn't keep time to bring it back and he would make it keep time, for he made the watch and he could make it correct, and it only answered the end for which he made it when it kept good time." "Well, have you ever taken it back to him?" "No, I don't want to take it back, I just want to go around and tell that it won't keep time." And there is many a miserable human being in this world who is going around and saying: "I am all out of joint; I can't live right; I can't do right." "Well, friend, who made you?" "God." "Well, has He said anything in His word about these poor lame fellows going around through the world?" "Yes, He has said a good deal. He says: 'Come back to Me and I will make you so you will answer the ends for which you were created.'" "Yes! Well, why don't you go back?" "Well, I just like to go around and tell that I am a hard case." Laughter?) I say, right relations toward God in the faith of the gospel of Jesus Christ will not only take you to God, but it will keep you ever under His eye and under His hand, so that you may always...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236610822
  • 9781236610829