The Latter-Day Saints' Millennial Star, Vol. 67 : October 19, 1905 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Latter-Day Saints' Millennial Star, Vol. 67: October 19, 1905 The lessons are very simple, but they go very deep. Trials borne for Christ bring us to the heart of Christ. The nearer we are to Him the more calmly we shall look on the sunshine and the shadow too. It is His sunshine, and it is His shadow. Joined to Him we shall arm ourselves with the same mind, and pray for those who have wronged us or are wronging us. If they refuse to own us or receive us, let us hope for the time when the clouds will pass, and for the day of Christ, when all the ﬂock will be gathered in the fold upon the everlasting hills. Let us pray that God will protect us and preserve us in whatever He has appointed of joy and of sorrow. Every time of trial is a time when the New Country becomes very near. We shall soon pass from the Church militant to watch from the eternal shere the tempest-tossed ser vants of our Master making for the haven, troubled on every side, but not distressed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed. The extraordinary vividness and certainty with which the eternal world has been apprehended in times of persecution must strike everyone who has studied the annals of the martyrs. By bearing pain and loss in the Christian way, we shall persuade men. It shall turn unto you for a testimony, said our Lord Himself. The faithfulness unto death of Christ's witnesses has done more, perhaps, even than the preaching of the Gospel, to persuade the world that Christ lives and reigns. Could'st thou love Me when friends are failing, Because fast paling Thy fortunes ﬂee? Could'st thou prevent thy lips from wailing, And say, 'i still have Thee'? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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