The Battle to Save; Or, Lost and Rescued ...
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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...'m too old; I 'm lost! I 'm too old; I 'm lost." ' It is not because they are so bad at heart that so many girls fall, but frequently it is because of adverse circumstances. You do not know what you would have been had unfavorable circumstances been your lot, such as have surrounded some of these girls. Of course you now think that had you been in her place you would have been strong enough to stand, and strong enough to withstand such an evil under all circumstances. But ponder this thought in your mind, and see if you do not have more pity for the unfortunates. All great cities have their poor, ignorant, and VICTIMS OF ILL FORTUNE. There are also criminals, crooks, gamblers, saloonkeepers, and scarlet women; but even among those who are included in this class there are exceptions. There are unfortunates who do not follow their wayward lives from choice. Knowing this, "Black-hearted villains, who wear nice clothes, and hold high positions.... Shame on any social circle, if they tolerate two standards, one _for men and another for missions are planted in the midst of these dark spots in our great cities. Then good, true-hearted workers are sent there as missionaries on errands of mercy.' There in the darkness they hold up Jesus, the "Light of the world," as the Saviour, especially for lost men and fallen women. The first thing that must be done to help these unfortunates is to get them to look above themselves, and to inspire them with a desire to do better; and, of all things employed, _there has never been any elevating influence like unto the gospel of Jesus Christ to stimulate the desire in the heart to live a better life. It pays to support missions in the dark spots of great...
- Paperback | 50 pages
- 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
- 13 Sep 2013
- Illustrations, black and white