The Christian Victor; Or, Mortality and Immortality Including Happy Death Scenes

The Christian Victor; Or, Mortality and Immortality Including Happy Death Scenes

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...going, Br. Browne.' " ' And are you willing to go?' was the inquiry. " ' Yes, perfectly; I have been long prepared.' "' You will go to a happier world, though we shall miss and mourn you. Trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men.' "' I do, ' he answered. " ' Lean upon the arm of Jesus, ' I repeated. '"He is my only hope, ' was the response. We then joined in prayer around his bed. " A little while after, as I stood by his bed, watching his labored respiration, I repeated, from the twenty-third Psalm, ' The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me beside the still waters. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.' " ' Can you realize this, Brother Albertson?' I inquired; to which he responded in the affirmative. "Subsequently, as I am informed, his physician, Dr. Lyman, asked him if he felt resigned. To which he answered, ' Very much so.' " About half-past nine o'clock, his strength seemed in a measure to revive. I mentioned this circumstance; to which he replied, ' Yes, I have some strength and great pain of body. But I hope soon to drop it off, and my friends will lay it away.' He had previously expressed his wishes in regard to the arrangement of his funeral. I said to him, the day but one before he died: ' After you are gone, your friends will be asked, by those who are unacquainted with you, and with that faith which sustains you, whether you died in the faith in which you had lived.' His countenance lighted up and beamed with emotion, as he replied aloud, in a firm voice, so as to be heard by all in the room, --' Tell them yes; more

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