Heavenward; Memorials of Mrs. M.A.C. Treffry, of Maidenhead

Heavenward; Memorials of Mrs. M.A.C. Treffry, of Maidenhead

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...your self dedication and conversion; but do not listen to the enemy. O, begin to pray in secret. Ask God for Jesus' sake to teach you. If you give Him your heart all the promised blessings in the Revelation are yours. See your Saviour smile, and hear Him say, 'She has a right to the Tree of Life.' Desiring my sincere love to you all, every one, and hoping I shall meet you all, all in heaven. "I remain your affectionate grandmamma, "mary Ann Treffry." From Maidenhead, on the 13th of December in the same year, she writes again, and, by a reference to the death of Mr. Henry Walker, one of her first husband's sons, urges upon her grand-daughter the all-important subject. "My dear Lizzy: "After a long silence, I take pen in hand to express the hope that you are quite recovered from all your little ailments, and are thankfully praising God. I hope, my love, you have heard the voice of Jesus to you in our late painful bereavement. What does He ask of you, but to give Him the flower of your age? He does not wish you to be otherwise than happy. You can never know real happiness until you know the pardon of sin. Now, dear girl, consider you are not your own, you are not the world's, in one sense, not even your dear parents'. You have been purchased by the tears and dying agony of the world's Redeemer. What K can balls, plays, concerts, races, or any worldly vanity do for a Christian? You may say, 'Grandmamma is old and cannot enter into my feelings. I do see I ought to serve God, and I will when I am married, or am aged; but really I cannot give up my desire for worldly pleasure yet.' O, yes! you can consider this invitation is from God. Did your dear uncle feel any pleasure in the remembrance of vanity when, but a short time...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236619862
  • 9781236619860