The Evangelist

The Evangelist

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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. Excerpt: ...their little dwelling. I wished to call there again. Well, five weeks since, G was sent with a cart to a large market town, several miles distant; it was a dismal day, very wet and windy, and the dark night of it found G on his way back with his cart. He had taken some drink, although perhaps not much, and was riding on the cart. In tbe dark the horse took the wrong side of the road, and, getting too near the ditch, horse and cart were both turned over, and poor G came underneath, part of the load falling on him; and he was fastened to the earth by the wheel pressing heavily on his right leg. It was some time before assistance came. The sufferer retained his consciousness and selfpossession. The casks which had fallen on him were removed, the load taken from the cart: and then, by his own directions, some man lifted the wheel a little which pressed on his leg, while another, taking him by the shoulders, drew him away from the cart. His leg was broken in three places, and the lowest place crushed and lacerated. In this state he was carried into the cottage where I found him. Christian reader, have you ever remarked that the Lord, in his earnestness to bless and answer you, sometimes treats your unexpressed desires as if they were uttered prayers, almost surprising you by granting your wish, without your having expressed it in any regular prayer? My desire had been to call at G 's house, but how much more than mv desire was granted when both he and his wife, who came to nurse him, became for a time inmates of a cottage which I passed by almost every day. "And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer." (Is. liv. 24.) On entering the cottage, G at once recognised me; he was quite able to speak, and from his own lips I received most of...show more

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  • Paperback | 620 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,089g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236632613
  • 9781236632616