Living Christianity Delineated, in the Diaries and Letters of Two Eminently Pious Persons Lately Deceafed

Living Christianity Delineated, in the Diaries and Letters of Two Eminently Pious Persons Lately Deceafed

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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. 1760 edition. Excerpt: ...name, for ever and ever. 25. In my journey from Punyflurg, my heart was sill'd with thankfulness, and I was enabled to speak freely to my servant of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God and his salvation, as I had done in my passage from Savannah. O that my God may open his heart unto instruction I and bless my counsels and admonitions to his conversion and salvation, that I may behold him with me, when I come into the joys of my Lord Jesus. Dear God, dispel his darkness, and in thy light, let him see light, and rejoice in thy salvation. October 8tb. From the time I wrote last till now, has been a time of trial and uneasiness from the disobedience of servants, &c. Dear Lord God grant me wisdom to govern my house for thee, as becometh thy servant and the dignity of thine honour. Before day this morning I awoke in a dream of such a nature as mov'd me to beg of the Lord to be sed with heavenly food; I arose to prayer, and my soul steadfastly long'd to be made conformable to him in wisdom, righteousness and fanetisication of heart; it rested on him for the fulsilment of its desires. I lay down again, but my Spirit arose 10 God with servent desires, panting for holiness of heart, and wisdom and strength, to. do his will on earth: I loath'd my self because of my many repeated backflidings and ungrateful v return returns for his love; which mov'd me to beg ra-. ther to be stript of every worldly comfort, thare suffered thereby to dishonour him. I slept and awoke again in a comfortable frame. Awoke myt partner in lise to move her to bless the Lord with me, and to persevere in cleaving to him, with all her powers; and he graciously sill'd my foul more abundantly with the ravishing delights of his Spirit. O love unspeakable and full of glory Is...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236611527
  • 9781236611529