Catherine Howard

Catherine Howard

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...happy. His ear is always open to the voice of our supplications. Go to him, and tell him all your little trials and difficulties. Let your cry be, 'O Lord, I am oppressed; undertake for me;' and be sure that such a cry was never yet lifted up in vain. Seek to meet and converse with him in his word, at his ordinances, and, above all, go to no place where you cannot ask his blessing to accompany and protect you. If the streams of spiritual enjoyment are dried up, we must draw nearer to the fountain. 'Think it not hard, ' said the pious Rutherford, ' if you get not your will nor your delights in this life: God will have you to rejoice in nothing but himself.' And is not that a thousand times better? "The painful lesson on Saturday night was not thrown away, if it has taught you your own weakness; and my dear Catherine needs not to be told where she should go, not only to seek forgiveness of the past, but strength for the time to come. The humbling experience of our own defects cannot fail to make the comforting assurance of a Saviour's love doubly sweet and precious. Do you not feel this among all your fears? but I am sure that you do even now, and will more and more." Catherine laid down the letter. There were tears in her eyes; but a sweet peace stole gradually over her heart, while she silently blessed God for having given her such a friend as Mrs. Villiars. CHAPTER XV. Like many other young beginners, Catherine was often much puzzled to know what recreations really ought or ought not to be considered sinful, and why. But she now began to judge things by their right standard. All amusements, even the most innocent in themselves, when carried to excess, must necessarily be wrong, as well as everything that tends to distract and keep...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796942
  • 9781236796943