The Christian Miscellany, and Family Visiter Volume 3

The Christian Miscellany, and Family Visiter Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ... things finite he may behold dimly and faintly, yet distinctly, shadowed forth, the Infinite? "Life and immortality are brought to light by the Gospel." That Gospel has thrown a new glory over the face of creation; and in every adaptation of means to ends, --in every provision for the creatures' well-being, --in every sight of beauty, --we recognise clear and unchanging manifestations of the nature of Him who is the God of mercy. We see in all things the " reflection of his spiritual attributes;" and tracing him in creation, in providence, in redemption, we are constrained to say that " God is love." Dudley. Adeline. SELECTIONS FROM A MINISTER'S MANUSCRIPTS. No. VII. "THE NOBLE OP NATURE." Within the cycle of the year 1847, a Minister of the Christian faith, engaged in calls of pastoral care on the poorer members of his charge, had to pass through a densely-populated district ofa large manufacturing town in Yorkshire. The appearance of the inhabitants, and the state of the interior of many of their dwellings, were indicative of extreme want and wretchedness; but the deep genuine spiritual experience of some of the inmates of these abodes of indigence, fully repaid the visits bestowed on them. As there was nothing in the way to their locality of an inviting character, any object of novel or external interest could not fail to excite attention; and, to the observing eye, in one of these excursions one was presented. A placard, of a glaring colour, covered with large letters, was posted on various walls, on which, in bold, prominent type, might be read the attractive sentence, "That Noble Of Nature." The observer had read, both in sacred and profane history, of the noble in station, and even of certain...show more

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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236579690
  • 9781236579690