The Considerations of Drexelins Upon Eternity; Made English from the Latin

The Considerations of Drexelins Upon Eternity; Made English from the Latin

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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. 1710 edition. Excerpt: ... World (hake and tremble, let it fall from its Foundations, it fhall not touch my Soul with fear. The Tempefts will blow over, and the ruffled Skies will grow clear again, the boiitrous Sea will fmooth its Face, and the bold Winds will be calm and ftill; the Storms will quickly fpend their Rage, and the rattling Hail will foon be gone. This therefore flll be my conftant Confolation, that whatfoever I fuffer here will prefently expire, it muft not, cannot laft for ever. Let my Sufferings be as great as can poffibly be imagin'd, Death will give me a Deliverance. Bur, To be condemn'd to Eternal Flames, not Storms nor Tempefts are half dreadful; this is a long long Punifhment indeed; all other Things, which are not within the Compafi of Eternity are very (hortand fwift as a Moment they are as a Shadow, and as a Dream, iaith St. Chryfoflom; they are but Modicums, Things of nothing, for a little while, yea a very little while. Our Saviour in his Difcourfes with his Dilciples, does often mind them of this little while-, He call his own cruel and unequal'd Sufferings but a little-, even his moft bitter Death upon the Crofs He calls a little-, the Labours and Fatigues, the tormenting Pains and violent Deaths which his Difciples were to undergo are with Him a little. What then is the Conclusion? I will think as my Bleffed Saviour did: Be my Sufferings never lb grievous and painful, tho' I endure them a hundred Years; yet ftill, even ftill, Twill think them but a little; for yet a little while, and He that jhall come will come, and will not tarry. I will therefore fuffer all Things with a Chriftian Patience, and one Thing will 1 account neceflary, which is, to do nothing againft my Confluence, nothing contrary to the Will of God. All Things are fafe and...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236516508
  • 9781236516503