Life and Letters of W. A. Passavant Volume 4

Life and Letters of W. A. Passavant Volume 4

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...to this refuge let us fly. In the family and in the church, let the prayer of faith go up unceasingly to God, for delivering mercy. Whatever be the present issue, the final one will bring glory to God and good to men. This should be our only concern, amid the troubles of the times. 'The Lord reigneth!' Let this sweet truth calm the heart, amid the troubled waters. If Christ is in the ship of State, she cannot sink. Tempests may come and the wild winds roar, and the Master, as now, may seem to sleep. But the cry of faith must rise above the winds and the waves, before His voice will say, 'Peace, be still!' Then, when the great calm comes, a grateful people shall shout, 'Alleluia, for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth'." When Ft. Sumpter had fallen and the heart of the nation was bowed with grief, the Missionary had a column editorial, ending thus. "But while we thus indicate what we conceive to be a most important duty of every Christian in this awful crisis, there are other duties which are equally important. Foremost among these, is to 'put away all bitterness and wrath, ' to guard against the war spirit, which, under such provocation, comes in upon the soul like a swelling surge, and to bear in mind that 'the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.' Another duty is to make unceasing prayer to God for our country, that it may be preserved from the demoralization of the war, and the breaking down of moral principle; for our rulers, that they may be indued with justice, wisdom and courage to do the right; for our enemies, that God would give them the right mind, and bring to naught the counsels of their wickedness. Happily for us, the cause in which we are engaged, is one which appeals to every Christian heart. The preservation...show more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 422g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236539958
  • 9781236539953