Life Consecrated to Christ

Life Consecrated to Christ

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...of a poor, but rejoicing child of God: --"my Dear Sir, Accept my thanks for your note. Praise God, "For ever with the Lord" is the blessed prospect before the windows of my soul. What a landscape! it's riches unspeakable; for ever, Hallelujah! Oh! to love Him more whilst here. How blessed to see the Saviour's loving hand in dear Smith's case. What a stay in sorrow's hour, when the bark appears to be just on the brink of ruin, to know that its treasure, that precious jewel--the soul! will then be landed safely home. Dear Brother, work, live, die, for Him, and just now, ah, just now, --its only over the river we shall find the grand thanksgiving day. Then no night, the never-ending day will be ushered in. Till then look to Jesus, --the blessed, loving Friend, the risen and now exalted Lord. Yours in Him, W. C. H. Bloomer." A few years before leaving England for his tour in the East, he resolved to give up the use of alcholic drinks as beverages. And this he did, not because he was convinced at the time, of the baneful effects produced by their use upon the constitution, but that he may become more useful and that his services may be more acceptable to his fellow-men. I remember well his saying, "If I thought I should become more useful to my fellow creatures, or be the means of saving one poor drunkard from a drunkard's grave by abstaining altogether, I would do so at once." It was subsequently impressed upon him that assuredly as an abstainer, he would be enabled to point the drunkard to an example of perfect safety, which could not be the case so long as he continued the use of intoxicating drinks himself, even in moderation. And that from the higher principles inculcated in Holy Writ, it was desirable that all...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236864689
  • 9781236864680