The British Friend Volume 14

The British Friend Volume 14

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...to secure to us; and surely we would not thus forsake our own mercies by letting them fall to the ground. May none, therefore, be ashamed of the name of Quaker. She longed that her dear young friends should see the beauty of humility and meekness. "God gives grace to the humble." "He will beautify the meek with salvation; the meek will he guide in judgment, and teach his way." Many would doubtless be thankful even for the crumbs which have fallen from our Master's table. Do not forget his injunction, " Gather up the fragments which remain, that nothing be lost." A Friend spoke some time upon the words "Is there no balm in Gilead 1" Is there not a physician there?.desiring we might infaith apply to Him who can heal all our diseases and soul's sickness. Another said she felt how well it is to gather up the fragments. We could scarcely understand how valuable they are in a small meeting like the one she used to go to in France, where there are so very few with whom they can unite in religious intercourse; and she desired we might appreciate our many mercies and privileges in this highly-favoured country. Ah! if we remembered the agony of Jesus on the cross, we should, indeed, be willling to tread the strait and narrow way, however thorny, and not to widen it for ourselves. Quoting the text, "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who, according to His abundant mercy, hath begotten us again unto a livery hope," &c. A Friend said, when the soul is abased under a sense of its own utter nothingness and unworthiness, then we do really feel the need of a Saviour. We can cling to Him amidst our weeping and supplication; and know that He liveth, and that in Him remains peace and...show more

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  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 649g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236967739
  • 9781236967732