The Christian Monthly and Family Treasury

The Christian Monthly and Family Treasury

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...one of the Western prairies. The only thing he had to guide him was a path that had been made by other travellers in the rank grass. But he had not gone very far before the snow began to fall, at first in scattered flakes like large white feathers, but by-and-by with thick and blinding fierceness. He soon lost every trace of the path along which he travelled. He was lost, bewildered, and as the darkness began to gather around him, he was greatly alarmed. He cried out for help, but the wild winds only laughed at him as they swept by. He was almost in despair, when he saw through the blinding flakes a flickering light. Toward it he bent his exhausted energies. Stumbling and falling over the drifts that had accumulated here and there, he at length came to a settler's cottage. Can you imagine his thankfulness and joy when he found the storm behind him, and a bright fire and abundant welcome before him, in that friendly hut? He was safe. He was happy. In the moment of greatest peril he had found a refuge. Now that is just what God is to every traveller caught in the storm of life. If you but see the light that streams out from the windows of his palace, of his heart, and follow it, you will be safe from harm. The door of mercy is always open; the fires of his love and forgiveness are always glowing; the welcome which he gives is always abundant. II.--nOME IS A PLACE OF SUPPLY. I know that there are homes where children do not have many nice things, where they have at times to suffer hunger. But such is not the case with this home of which I am speaking. This home has everything to make those who live in it satisfied and happy. Many of you have very pleasant homes, where there are ever so many good things. You have kind fathers and mothers who are...show more

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  • Paperback | 542 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 957g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236591941
  • 9781236591944