The Following of Christ, in Four Books, Tr. by R. Challoner

The Following of Christ, in Four Books, Tr. by R. Challoner

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: hear it. Christ. 3. Endeavour, My son, rather to do the will of another than thine own. Ever choose rather to have less than more. Always seek the lowest place and to be inferior to every one. Always wish and pray that the Will of God may be entirely fulfilled in thee. Behold, such a man as this entereth upon the coasts of peace and rest. Disciple. 4. Lord, this Thy short speech contains much perfection. It is short in words, but full in sense and plentiful in its fruit. For if I could faithfully observe it, I should not be so easily troubled. For, as often as I find myself disquieted and disturbed, I am sensible that I have strayed from this doctrine. But do Thou, O Lord, who canst do all things and always lovest the progress of the soul, increase in me Thy grace, that I may accomplish these Thy words and perfect my salvation. A PRAYER. aGaINST eVIL THOUGHTS. 5. O Lord my God, depart not far from me; O my God, have regard to help me; for divers evil thoughts and great fears, afflicting ray soul, have risen up against me. How shall I pass without hurt? How shall I break through them? Christ. 6. I will go before thee and will humble the great ones of the earth.--Isaias xlv. 2. I will open the gates of the prison and will reveal to thee hidden secrets. Disciple. 7. Do, O Lord, as Thou say est, and let all these wicked thoughts flee from before Thy face. This is my hope and my only comfort, to fly to Thee in all tribulations, to confide in Thee, to call on Thee from my heart, and patiently to look for Thy consolation. A PRAYER. FOR THE ENLIGHTENING OF THE MIND. 8. Enlighten me, O good Jesus, with the brightness of eternal light, and cast out all darkness from the dwelling of my heart. Restrain my many wandering thoughts, and suppress more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236808347
  • 9781236808349