Higher Christian Life

Higher Christian Life

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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. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ...means drained to the dregs, she could not but feel keenly. To give up her ovm will and her ovm way, for the Lord's in the new and higher relations, was a submission not easy to make. But hardest of all it was, really to believe that the Lord Jesus would do all for her that she needed, and to leave it entirely with him to do, and then rest satisfied. Moses doubtless served the Lord cheerfully and easily, as the shepherd of the flock of his father-inlaw in the land of Midian, and found it easy to believe the Lord would keep him and his flock from the wild beasts and Arabs, but to follow the Lord and trust him in the new and higher sphere, as leader of Israel, to which the Lord called him from Horeb, required a higher consecration and a greater faith than he had before. So with this young Christian, called to a higher and a holier Christian life. But as in the case of Moses, so in hers, the communion of the one hour with the Lord himself, gave the happy result, which others, who take another course than that of going directly to the Lord and looking in child-like simplicity to him to put them in the way, reach only after months and years of fruitless toil and many sad failures. She was alone in her new home when convinced. It was one Sabbath morning. The blessed privilege of worship with the people of God, prized when she Believe! Only Believe. 165 enjoyed it, and now doubly prized when lost--was denied her. To make herself the' best possible amends, she took to reading, prayer, and meditation. Thus engaged the Lord met her and opened her eyes to see what great things he had yet in store for her if she would give herself up anew to him and accept of his promises. The moment she was convinced she laid aside her book, and bowed upon her knees before...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236563859
  • 9781236563859