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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...William of Prussia ordered a Te Deum to be sung in all the churches of Prussia. When the victory of Santiago de Cuba in the Spanish War was won, President McKinley of America at once issued a proclamation to his subjects, inviting them to join in a public thanksgiving service for the Lord's mercy; while of Captain Philip of the ship Texas, it is told that he summoned all his men to the quarter-deck at the close of the fight and said to them, " I want to make public acknowledgment here that I believe in God the Father Almighty. I want all of you, officers and men, to lift your hats and offer silent thanksgiving to the Almighty." And coming to our own country, some will remember how the Sirdar of Egypt before he fired a shot at Omdurman, asked the Kalifa to remove all women and children from the town, and how after the victory he held a thanksgiving service in Khartoum at Gordon's grave, --a service in which grateful acknowledgment was made of God's gracious assistance in triumphing over probably a fiercer enemy of righteousness than ever Amalek was, --a service in which prayer was offered up that God would bless that unhappy country and send it rulers animated by the spirit of justice and righteousness, --a service in which, says one who was present, all hearts were touched and the Sirdar himself was freely weeping. In like manner private Christians should devoutly recognise the hand of God (Jehovah-Jesus) in every victory they achieve over the sin that still dwells within them and doth so easily beset them, over the world with its temptations and seductions, over the principalities and powers, the spiritual wickedness in high places, by which they are assailed, remembering who it is that hath made them conquerors, and saying--"And every virtue more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236674839
  • 9781236674838