Kindling; Or, a Way to Do It

Kindling; Or, a Way to Do It

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...any one occasion in Christian experience 192 SAILING. call for such a girding up of the loins of the mind, in order to reap the greatest possible blessing from meetings where so much of the allotted time of the Christian is spent. Here broken resolutions may at least be repaired and renewed; brotherly love may always be rekindled and jealousies smothered; the realities of eternity summoned to impress you with the glories of heaven or the terrors of hell. Here, as from a hill in the pathway of life, you pause to see how far you have come, and how far you have yet to go in Christian experience before your faith becomes fruition. A weekly record will enable the young Christian to ascertain whether he is progressing or retrograding in his Christian course--a vastly more important chart than was ever kept by ocean voyager. It is here the internal graces are furnished with much of the best nurture; and here you may make the first profession before man of your interest in Christ's kingdom. Among those who feel the same infirmities, you may open your mouth fearless of criticism, and practice the means of communicating your experience and exhortations that may make your whole life luminous. This should be the spiritual arsenal from which your armor shall WAKE UP. 193 go forth, reflecting a brilliancy given it in secret prayer, and with ammunition prepared upon your knees over the pages of inspired truth. 12. It might be as difficult to correct a habit of drowsiness superinduced by position in public prayer in church, as to describe the sinfulness of that indifference we are apt to feel. The habit of unfaltering attention, and of following the minister in this exercise, will be of vast advantage in cherishing the desires that should ever be more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236816242
  • 9781236816245