The Ladies' Repository, and Gatherings of the West Volume 2

The Ladies' Repository, and Gatherings of the West Volume 2

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...uttered each phrase. Nor was she disappointed in that confidence. Much of the time during her last sickness her faith was in lively exercise, producing the precious fruits of patience, meekness, resignation, gratitude and love; all of which from time to time were abundantly manifested in her words and actions, to such an extent as could not be expected in any individual without a genuine work of grace upon the heart. Among the numerous friends that called to see her during an illness of six months' continuance, very few ever left her room without receiving from her a word of exhortation, admonition, or encouragement; and doubtless the good seed thus sown will spring up in many hearts. Indeed, many can testify, that the impressions made upon their minds, while listening to her words, and witnessing the grace of God which was so strikingly manifested in her sufferings, remain with them greatly to the profit of their souls. She was much engaged in prayer day and night, and such was her confidence in the Lord, that she often received great blessings in direct answer thereto. Yet she was not satisfied with past blessings or present attainments, but urged her plea continually, in the name of Jesus, for "all the fullness of God.1 To record a tenth part of what she said during her sickness in regard to her views and exercises on the subject of religion, would extend this notice beyond our limits. She never lost sight of her own weakness and unworthiness. She never ceased, on the other hand, to trust in the atonement of Christ alone for present mercy and everlasting life. Consequently she took very little account of herself, or her performances in past life; but often reproached herself for having been very unfaithful in God's service. When her...show more

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  • Paperback | 386 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 685g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236560868
  • 9781236560865