Life and Labours of Duncan Matheson

Life and Labours of Duncan Matheson

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... down to the fisherman and the butcher, who said, "I canna write my ain name, but it has been written by the finger o' Anither--written in blood in the Lamb's book o' life," one of the truest and noblest of them all was the old stone-cutter, Duncan Matheson. His it was not merely to speak for Christ, but to gather up this great united testimony, which illustrated the unity of the true faith as it has seldom been illustrated in our own day or in our fathers'. His it was to concentrate as in a focus the scattered rays of the glorious sun that was then pouring his golden floods upon our favoured land, alike on hill and dale, on barren moorland and fruitful field. PROGRESS OF THE LORD'S WORK. 179 At a "conference on the subject of the present religious awakening," held in the Free South Church, Aberdeen, on August 15th, 1861, we find our evangelist saying: "Revival is an established fact. It is a great fact. Thousands, many thousands, have felt the power of God in their own souls. I do not, perhaps, know of one place in the county of Aberdeen where there are not living witnesses to the power of God's grace and the might of his Spirit. There is one thing that has always struck me with wonder: it is this--Why should we think it a strange thing to see a work like this work of revival? If we believe God's Word at all, we must believe that He is able, willing, and mighty to save. Why wonder, then, that He is saving so many? Might we not rather expect that He will do far greater things? A man said to me, 'Are you in the revival?' 'No, sir, ' I replied, 'the revival is in me; it is in my heart.' I believe that many of God's people feel this. We never did feel so much joy, and blessedness, and gladness, as since these blessed days...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236574354
  • 9781236574350