The Christian Pioneer, Ed. by J.F. Winks

The Christian Pioneer, Ed. by J.F. Winks

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ... joys, did hold the world as nought. Thus nurs'd, and cultur'd with such holy zeal, Faith gave to Hope the impress of her seal, And then the spirit knew her joys were real. Alfred Fennings. GIVING THE HEART. "Mother," said a little boy, who had only numbered five summers, "what does it mean to give your heart to God?" The mother put down her sewing, and, looking at her boy, said, "Charlie, do you love anybody?" With a look of surprise, the child answered, "I love you; I love my father, and my sister, and Henry." "Then you give your heart to your father, to Henry, to your sister, to me; and you show that love by doing all you can for us, and obeying us." The child's face brightened with a new thought. "And you ought," continued his mother, "to love God best, because he gave you your father and mother, and he gave bis Son Jesus Christ, who came from heaven, that you may live forever."---_--------A MINISTER AT THE WRECK OF THE ATLANTIC. A Despatch to the New York Tribune gives an interesting account of the heroic efforts of the pastor of a little church close to where the Atlantic was wrecked: --The Rev. Mr. Ancient, the brave man who rescued Chief Officer Firth, is in charge of the church at Terence Bay. He labours here as a missionary for the Colonial Church Society. His people almost worship him, and he is as good as he is brave. 1 found him yesterday at his home near the plain little chapel on the hill. He is a man about 36 years of age, an Englishman by birth, six feet in height, and strongly built. He has a genial face, a bright eye, a clear head, and a warm heart. He speaks fluently, but so unpretendingly that his noble action speaks more loudly than his own modest words....show more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 345g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236603613
  • 9781236603616