Effie's Prayer; Or, 'Thy Will Be Done' 2nd Ed

Effie's Prayer; Or, 'Thy Will Be Done' 2nd Ed

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...the defilement of sin, and each fresh examination of the record he had made seemed another stepping-stone on his way to heaven. Now that Effie was his constant companion, Charlie admitted her into his confidence, and she was permitted to read his diary. She thus obtained an insight into the battle which the poor boy had been fighting between the strong desire, only too plainly expressed, to get well, and the weak attempts made to cast his future on God's will, even if the decree was to be death and separation from all he held most dear. Evidently the thoughts of life and death were never long absent from his mind, and he soon put to his cousin the same question he had asked his father: Did she believe what Bob had said would come to pass? repeating the well-remembered conversation as to May-hill never being climbed again. He then waited, with earnest eyes fixed upon hers, for the reply. Effie reflected for a moment. Her quickness of perception made her instantly recognize the pain she must give her cousin, if she confirmed his anxieties by what her own fears dictated. Yet she was too truthful to try and mislead him. "Aye, Charlie," she at last said, returning his fixed look with one of sympathizing love. "Ye need na' fash your poor weak body in thinking of what may be, and what may na' be; but just try and be still in the Good Shepherd's arms, and trust Him to carry ye. Ye need na' fear then, need ye?" "You mean Jesus, don't you, Effie?" said Charles. "Aye," and the little face nodded assent. "Ye'll feel safe then." "Yes, if He will keep me, Effie," he replied. "His lambs are never lost, Charlie. Didna' He say so himself? Best bide where ye are." "But how am I to know I am...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123650142X
  • 9781236501424