The Life of Francis William Crossley

The Life of Francis William Crossley

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...God was calling them to a closer fellowship with the actual life of the people, and to a more exact knowledge of the problem as to how they manage to live at all, whether in the body or in the spirit. 1 Likely enough some sharks also began to follow the ship. In these warm seas there must be sharks l One thing that helped them forward in the new path was that Mrs. Crossley had become as keen a Salvationist as her husband. Those who may find it difficult to explain either the theology or the psychology of the change that passed over Frank Crossley's thought and life will perhaps not be so perplexed over the fact that Mrs. Crossley came to agree with him completely. They will say, "As A the husband is, the wife is"; verily, and God be praised that it often is so. Otherwise the Apostle had vainly written the encouragement, " How knowest thou, O husband, if thou shalt save thy wife? or thou, wife, thy husband?" Certainly, in the kingdom of heaven they have a way of "sitting each at other's feast," and "enjoying each the other's good." The tete-a-tete of every-day intercourse is the natural prologue to the cazur-a-cwur of the kingdom of heaven. Blessed is the married life in which, when the Master reveals Himself in the home, hearts burn together at the sweetness, the dripping honeycomb of His speech. Frank Crossley rejoiced greatly when the enlargement of heart which he had felt became the experience also of his wife. In his humility he said that she had jumped miles ahead of him in spiritual things; or as though he had come along by a slow train, and she had caught him up by the express. He always talked that way, calling himself a slow reader, a slow thinker, a slow...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236984021
  • 9781236984029