Bits of Paradise, Or, Handfuls of Grass for the Lord's Hungry Sheep; Being Selections from Sermons of J.R. Miller

Bits of Paradise, Or, Handfuls of Grass for the Lord's Hungry Sheep; Being Selections from Sermons of J.R. Miller

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...and ofttimes saying, in the lines of the children's hymn, "I wish that his hands had been placed on my head, That his arms had been thrown around me, And that I might have seen his kind look when he said, 'Let the little ones come unto me.'" They think of his sweet life as but a vanished dream. Or, if they realize his resurrection, he is to them an absent friend, like a dear one journeying in another Jlag 24. HOW TO KNOW CHRIST. land--real, living, true, trusted, but far away. But all such miss the sweetest blessedness of knowing Christ. He does not belong to the past nor to the far away, but is a Friend who would come into the actual daily life of each of his believing ones. No mother was ever so much to her child as Jesus would be to us if we would let him into our life. How can we get this blessing of personal knowledge of Christ and conscious personal friendship with him? Trust him and obey him, and you will learn to know him and love him. Jag 25. NOTHING GOOD COMES EASILY. TTNSELFISHNESS, even in its smallest acts and manifestations, costs some sacrifice. Work for others which costs us nothing is scarcely worth doing. It takes heart's blood to heal hearts. It is those who sow in tears that shall reap in joy. Take easy work if you will, work that costs you nothing; give only what you will not miss; spare yourself from selfdenial and waste and sacrifice; but be not surprised if your hands are empty in the harvest-time. We must give if we are to receive. We must sow if we would reap. God's Storehouses. J7ACH step in the life of faith is toward richer blessing. Are you God's child? There is nothing before you in the unopened future but goodness. Every new experience, whether of joy or sorrow, will be a new storehouse of...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236979990
  • 9781236979995
  • 2,274,048