Aunt Phebe, Uncle Tom and Others; Character Studies Among the Old Slaves of the South, Fifty Years After. Illustrated from Photographs Made by the Author

Aunt Phebe, Uncle Tom and Others; Character Studies Among the Old Slaves of the South, Fifty Years After. Illustrated from Photographs Made by the Author

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...rather turn to him and live. What happened to this wretched man Ananias, when St. Peter charged him with lying, not unto men but unto God? We read, "And Ananias hearing these words, fell down and gave up the ghost." While the words of the Apostle Peter were still in his ears, he fell down before all that were present, and died: died with deceit in his heart: died with a lie in his mouth: died a willing servant of the devil, the father of lies. What a heavy judgment was this, my brethren! Does it not show you how God hates a lie? Does it not tell you that lying lips are an abomination to him? Does it not convince you, that those who continue to live guilty of this sin, shall be punished forever? What says the Bible about it? It is written, "All liars shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone." After Ananias had fallen down dead, we are told that "great fear came on all them that heard these things." Well might people fear at witnessing such a judgment as this! And ought not you to try and keep the fear of God always before your eyes? Do not be tempted to say, as so many wicked people do, oh nobody will know it: nobody will see it: remember God is always looking at you. He sees all that you do; he hears every word that you say; he knows all that you think about; and he can in a moment strike you dead; he is able to destroy both body and soid in hell. Knowing these things, fear him, so as not willingly to offend him, and seek his mercy and grace and love always, through his Son Jesus Christ, who died to make your peace with him. Ananias having died so awfully, "the young men arose, wound him up, and carried him out and buried him." What a blessing it would have been if the...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236982444
  • 9781236982445