Christ Magnified

Christ Magnified

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... uncertainty of English law, the lawsuitdid not extend over a still longer period. That during the whole of this painful suspense, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas--the latter with a frail frame at best--were able to bear all with a patient endurance and heroic courage that surprised everybody who knew them, is a matter for profound thankfulness, only second to that felt for the final vindication of their cause. But perhaps the most trying part of all that they had to bear was the criticism of those who are always to be found in such circumstances, and who have a special aptitude for driving good men furious--those who are irreparably doomed to self-conceit, and are never tired of enlarging upon the superior wisdom they would have exercised if they had been placed in similar circumstances. They are well known. They are always wiser than their generation, and unquestionably more politic than the typical children of light. There were on this occasion a select few of the class described who could tell exactly with what infallible discretion they would have acted had they been placed in the position of Mrs. Thomas on that night when she received in the lonely girl who knocked at her door for shelter. It was the lot of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, in addition to bearing most patiently every conceivable calumny from open foes, to endure the self-complacent talk of such people as these. This they did with Christian patience and meekness. THE CARDIFF PERIOD.--Continued). Mrs. THOMAS'S BIBLE. Bishop Peny told of a clergyman who, having much time, spent it on reading and re-reading the New Testament--hours and days and weeks--and who said, 'The atmosphere is delightful '--A wonderful savour to pervade his spirit, his preaching, and all he said or...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236744543
  • 9781236744548