The Life and Letters of REV. William Pennefather, Ed. by REV. R. Braithwaite

The Life and Letters of REV. William Pennefather, Ed. by REV. R. Braithwaite

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...side of my dear old aunts, who were also listening with tears. In the evening, at St, Nicholas Church, the subject was the Risen, Glorified Christ on the Throne, building the Heavenly Temple, from Zech. vi. 12, 13. Up there, and yet down here. The crucified One filled with all the fulness of God for us, who need Him. So near, so mighty, so real 1 The Divine Jesus, able and willing to do all that His weak children trust Him for; their Life! their Strength! Not to be looked at once, but lived upon day by day amid the trials of the wilderness. I shall never forget when he looked up, as he was wont to do, and said, 'He is just yonder. Oh 1 that I had a tongue to tell you what He is to His tried ones in their weakness and perplexity, ' &c. "I felt a new power unknown before, as though from that moment /, a worm of earth, was linked for ever with the Mighty One of Israel, so that I could not look up to Him in simple faith without constantly receiving supplies of grace for every need from Him. The ' resurrection life' of which he spoke that Sabbath evening in the power of the Holy Ghost, became for months after (and I trust it is not yet less so) the absorbing joy of my soul. "My dear aunt's Bible-class at Guildford, amongst a dozen Christian women or more, the only one of the kind I believe in that town, wascommencedbydear Mr. Pennefatherwithmarked blessing, and became a hallowed gathering for Bible-study and Christian fellowship and counsel for many years, at a time when Bible classes were very rare. One other thing has always been marked upon my memory of Barnet days, --his tender sympathy with the tried and sorrowing children of God. I remember seeing him weep with different Christians, in visiting their cottages, as he listened to their...show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123664994X
  • 9781236649942